3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP / September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 July 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Open to full time or part time

Contract type


Pay scale

Pay points 19 - 24, £29,777 - £33,024 per annum (In line with local authority support staff pay)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to an exciting expansion in our curriculum and vocational offer, we are seeking a Lecturer in Beauty Therapy (with barbering). You will inspire pupils who wish to become the next generation of beauticians. At Bishopton PRU we have a key focus on preparing pupils for life beyond school, helping them to gain vocational experience.

Our Beauty Therapy vocational course is one of two new courses on offer this year, we have brand new purpose-built facilities, featuring hair washing stations, salon styling units, manicure stations, and massage tables.

You will instruct, train, demonstrate and assess students on competency/skills based learning programmes within Beauty Therapy, and be responsible for any administrative tasks associated with the running of the programme.

You will have:

  • Educated to level 3 or above and/or a professional qualification in Beauty Therapy or other relevant subject area
  • Minimum of Level 2 qualification in Maths and English
  • Level 5 Teaching Qualification, or willingness to work towards one
  • Assessor/Verifier Awards
  • Strong communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to working with students from a range of different backgrounds

What the school offers its staff

Focus on Career Development & Staff Welfare

We recruit and retain staff by investing in their professional development through training and progression opportunities. Our schools and colleges will offer a friendly, caring environment with high expectations, aspirations and supporting the highest levels of achievement.

Our Trust will work through partnership with employers, community groups and other agencies to make the Tees Valley a great place to live, learn and work.

We are passionate about staff wellbeing as we value and care about our workforce and believe wellbeing is at the heart of championing better working lives.

We have recently trained a number of staff to be staff-focussed Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA). This is an internationally recognised approach that teaches us to spot the first signs and symptoms of common mental health problems and to guide individuals to appropriate help and support.

We commit to placing wellbeing and mental health at the heart of our decision making. We will support staff to make positive choices for their own wellbeing and encourage a collegiate culture across and between all roles in the school or college.

Employee Benefits include:

  • Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme for all our teaching staff
  • Opportunities for training and professional development
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Discounted nursery provision on the Prior Pursglove College site (available to all Trust employees)

Further details about the role

We are an inclusive employer and we actively encourage applications from people from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. If you need any assistance with your application in terms of reasonable adjustments, please let us know.

When applying please take into account the following:

Supporting Information

The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification (see application pack). This will be used to shortlist applicants for this role and therefore it is imperative that you provide evidence as requested.


When completing your application, please provide two employment referees. Generally, this is your current and most recent employer. Please note your referee should ideally be a previous line manager or someone in a position of authority.

Safeguarding Information

Tees Valley Collaborative Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Please note this post is in regulated activity and exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS criminal records and barred list check for work with children. An online search may be undertaken as part of the recruitment process on information available in the public domain. Candidates should disclose anything that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

North Yorkshire Council (NYC) advertise vacancies and process applications on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to chloe.bullen@northyorks.gov.uk

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About Bishopton PRU

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 16
School size
62 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 16
Phone number
01609 536 964

Arranging a visit to Bishopton PRU

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email chloe.bullen@northyorks.gov.uk.

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