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  • Start date details

    Easter or September 2023

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,914 - £48,005

Additional allowances

£4,000 responsibility

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and aspiring leader to be in charge of the Engineering and Design Technology Department. The leader needs to be an excellent classroom practitioner who can teach GCSE, A Level and L3 BTEC.

What the school offers its staff

This role will provide you with:

  • Leadership development via our leadership programmes
  • Working closely with leading industry employers
  • focussed teaching - only teaching KS4 andKS5 classes
  • small class sizes
  • opportunities for career development as the UTC grows and across Activate Learning Education Trust
  • Be part of the Extended Leadership Team within the UTC
  • An opportunity to be at the forefront of STEM education

Further details about the role

UTC Heathrow has a fantastic engineering curriculum at both Key stage 4 and Key stage 5. The curriculum has been designed with the employer partners that we work with and support the development of both academic and technical skills. Our Digital futures program is unique only to UTC Heathrow and is the only program in the UK at the moment that supports the Data center Industry. The employers work with all students to develop the attributes and skills that they need at work, but also provide technical work aspects within the Engineering curriculum. These partners are internationally renowned as the best in their field in this sector and they need engineers.

All students at UTC Heathrow specialise in either Engineering or Digital subjects; at 14 they will also study a broad and balanced curriculum and at Post 16 the curriculum becomes more specialist with A levels in Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science. In addition, students canstudy a specialist BTEC Level 3 course in Engineering or IT/Computing. At capacity, we will be educating 500 students who will all have a passion for Engineering or Digital; it is a truly inspirational environment.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We undertake social media checks on all shortlisted candidates in accordance with DFE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022’

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About UTC Heathrow

School type
Free School, ages 14 to 19
Education phase
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School size
231 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19
Email address

UTC Heathrow is a University Technical College (UTC) specialising in Engineering Science & maths, which opened in September 2014 in a ‘state-of-the-art’ building. The specialist curriculum appeals to secondary school-aged students keen on developing their talent in these areas. A UTC is different from the average school because it is designed with the backing of the local business community and has industry partners involved. UTC Heathrow connects students with industry partners Heathrow, Cisco, Peter Brett Associates, Fujitsu and TfL, offering great access to employment and sponsorship opportunities. We have created an inspirational learning environment where learning is central, UTC Heathrow offers a unique learning opportunity for young people interested in engineering & STEM, by developing the technical, personal and employability skills needed to progress to university and the world of work.

Arranging a visit to UTC Heathrow

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@heathrow-utc.org.

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