This job expired on 13 May 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

M4 to M6

Additional allowances

Plus TLR 2b £5,028

What skills and experience we're looking for

UTC Oxfordshire is seeking to appoint a dynamic and visionary Head of Engineering to lead the department and ensure progress and success. The successful candidate will be someone with an engineering background and the necessary skill set to drive standards to excellence and the ability to make real impact on the lives and opportunities of young people.

Our most recent OFSTED inspection (December 2023) saw the school judged as ‘Good’ which goes to prove our success in providing quality education.

At UTC Oxfordshire we pride ourselves on our strong team; we have high staff retention which we believe is due to the unique curriculum, a strong and supportive team who are passionate about providing the best opportunities to our young people, alongside excellent training and flexible work opportunities.

As a growing school we are keen to hear from those with experience to add value to our current structure.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work as a growing and supportive team
  • An environment where the focus is upon high quality teaching and employment outcomes
  • A unique curriculum with outstanding facilities and cutting edge ICT and technology to support learning.
  • An opportunity to develop your teaching career
  • A commitment to professional development
  • Focused teaching – only KS4 and KS5
  • Fully supported laptop provided with latest software to simplify your workload.

You can find out more about Engineering at UTC Oxfordshire here: UTC Oxfordshire Engineering

Further details about the role

If you believe that this is an environment where you can thrive, develop and substantially contribute to an exciting future for UTC Oxfordshire, then please complete an application together with a supporting letter and return tohr@utcoxfordshire.org.uk

Application Closing Date: 9am, Monday 13th May 2024

Interviews: Thursday 16th May 2024

Salary:M4 to M6 with TLR (£36,051 to £41,333 plus TLR 2b £5,028)

Start date: September 2024

This role is not suitable for NQTs and applicants must hold QTS

We undertake social media checks on all shortlisted candidates in accordance with DFE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022’.

Commitment to safeguarding

UTC Oxfordshire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will meet the selection criteria, and will be required to apply for an Enhanced DBS disclosure and complete the relevant safeguarding training.

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 Oxfordshire

School type
Free School, ages 14 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
344 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19

UTC Oxfordshire is a specialist science and engineering school which works to ensure students have the skills, knowledge and experience that leading employers are looking for, as well as achieving their academic potential. Our school hours are 8.30am to 4pm. UTC Oxfordshire is centrally located with excellent transport links close by.

Arranging a visit to UTC Oxfordshire

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@utcoxfordshire.org.uk.

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