Travel and Tourism Teacher, Blackpool

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Blackpool Sixth Form CollegeBlackpool

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £23,396 - £38,748 pro rata
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Travel and Tourism Teacher

Full and part time positions are available and are fixed term for the academic year 2018/19

Whether you’re experienced, newly-qualified or working towards your teaching qualification, you have the commitment, passion and belief to deliver an exceptional learning experience. Then bring your talents to Blackpool Sixth – and enjoy all the support you need to achieve your professional goals.

Your role will be to inspire students to excel on our BTEC Diploma and Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism programme. The course provides all the skills, discipline and knowledge that people need to build their future in the wide variety of careers in the travel and tourism industry, either directly or after higher education.

First-rate communication skills are absolutely essential, ideally combined with vocational experience in a travel or tourism position. A strong team worker, you should also bring a good knowledge of current IT developments. You should be flexible and have a goal-focused approach.

You will be joining a high performing and rapidly growing sixth form college that’s rated Outstanding by Ofsted. As the first sixth form college to be awarded Teaching School Status and part of the Fylde Coast Teaching School Alliance, we also share best practice as we shape the future of teaching and support the educational leaders of the future.

As the first sixth form college to be awarded Teaching School Status and part of the Fylde Coast Teaching School Alliance, we also share best practice as we shape the future of teaching and support the educational leaders of the future.

Welcome to your future with Blackpool Sixth. It’s an excellent opportunity to join a supportive team that shares a common mission: to provide an exceptional learning environment that meets the needs and aspirations of every student.

So what about your ambitions? We’ll make sure you enjoy all the professional development you need to achieve them and you will get great support from our team. We will value your innovative thinking and fresh ideas as you teach BTEC level.  It’s your opportunity to help young people to achieve their goals and develop lifelong learning.

With a brand new £27 million development and fantastic facilities, it’s an exciting time to join us. Whether you’re an experienced or newly qualified teacher, we will provide all the training and development you need to progress your career. 

Our team has also forged strong links with the travel and tourism industry locally, which means that we can offer a broad range of work placement and volunteering opportunities for students. Our goal is to support every student to build a solid foundation for success as they progress to higher education, employment or an apprenticeship.

This role, commencing in August 2018, offers you the opportunity to work in a truly comprehensive sixth form college which continuously strives to work at the cutting edge of teaching and learning.  Integration of collaborative, and assessment for, learning is fundamental to this. The post is fixed term for the academic year 2018/19 with the possibility of extension. 

We are in an exceptional location on the Lancashire border, not far from the Ribble Valley, Lake District and stunning Fylde coast. The vibrant cities of Manchester and Liverpool are both within easy reach.

Blackpool Sixth Form College welcomes applications from NQTs and is able to support new members of staff in achieving QTS/QTLS. Please state on your application form whether to be considered for a full or part time post or both. 

To find out more and apply, please visit please note we will only be accepting online applications for this vacancy which must be submitted via our website.

Closing date: 9am on 4th June 2018

Interviews: 14th June 2018    

Unfortunately, due to the large numbers of applications we receive, we can only contact you again if you have been selected for interview. Whatever the outcome of your application, thank you very much for the interest shown in working at The Blackpool Sixth Form College.

The Blackpool Sixth Form College is fully committed to equality of opportunity for all and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students, staff and visitors.  All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise the college’s commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

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More about Blackpool Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Blackpool Old Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 7LR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1253 394911
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