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Job details
Employer Teesdale School
Location Durham, County
Salary MPS/UPS £22467 - £38250
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Teesdale School and Sixth Form Centre

Prospect Place, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8HH


Required for 1 September 2017  MPR / UPR Scale    

Teesdale School is seeking to recruit a Health and Social Care teacher to cover a period of maternity leave within the department. The contract will be for two terms but there is the possibility that this may be extended partially into a third term. Our Health and Social Care department is dedicated to achieving excellent results and have spent time carefully preparing resources and work to ensure that the handover to the maternity cover post is extremely smooth.   

Whilst this is only a temporary position it is an excellent opportunity to make a difference to the outcomes of many young people within our community.   

As Teesdale School is now part of the North East Learning Trust, this post may provide a pathway to further opportunities for the right candidate, either within Teesdale or in schools across the Trust.   

The successful candidate will find our students enthusiastic and eager to learn. Support from established and experienced colleagues in delivering the BTEC qualification will be readily given and therefore the post is suitable for a newly qualified teacher or a more experienced teacher wishing to gain further experience.    

The person we are looking for should be:   

• passionate and enthusiastic about education in health and social care;     

• an inspirational, creative and a highly effective teacher; 

• driven to ensure excellent student progress;   

• a hardworking, an imaginative thinker and have excellent organisational and time management skills;   

• a team player who want to work and engage with colleagues at all levels;  

• able to teach health and social care from KS4 to KS5.   

We can offer you:  

 • Pupils eager for success   

• Supportive parents who value education   

• Supportive colleagues   

• Excellent professional development and guidance   

Closing date for applications – 9am - 28th June 2017 

Interviews will be held on Monday 3rd July 2017   

Application forms and information pack are available from the Teesdale School and Sixth Form Centre website, or Tracy Tuck, PA to the Head Teacher, Tel 01833 638166.   

These should be returned either by e mail to or by post to Tracy Tuck, Teesdale School and Sixth Form Centre, Prospect Place, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8HH by 9am on 28th June 2017.   

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Tracy Tuck on 01833 638166 to arrange a visit.   

The North East Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.    

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the ‘Disqualification by Association’ declared form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment cannot be progressed without this declaration.   

The North East Learning Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.   

Applications with disabilities will be granted an interview if the essential job criteria are met.   


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Locations and contacts

Prospect Place
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 8HH
United Kingdom
+44 1833 695127