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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time: 100%

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale £30,000 - £46,525

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Colne Community School and College for a Teacher of Design & Technology to join our Visual and Performing Arts Faculty.

We teach Design & Technology, Engineering, Graphics and Food Technology at KS3 and in KS4 we run all these subjects with the exception of Graphics.

The position will suit an experienced or newly qualified teacher. Both part time and full time applicants will be considered for this role.

Our school is a community in which we believe everyone, students and staff alike, should have the opportunity to be nourished and grow. Therefore, we are seeking to recruit a proactive and forward thinking member of staff to enrich the skills and experience already present in our Design & Technology Team. We aim to foster an inclusive culture where everyone is able to learn from each other. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, confident and diligent.

The Colne Community School and College is a member of the Sigma Trust. The Sigma Trust’s mission is to be ‘Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts’ and this is certainly a message that the Colne invests in too. We work closely with other schools within the Trust to improve standards and ensure that we are creating the best environment for our students to learn and our staff to develop.

Our school community is expanding which makes this a particularly unique and exciting time to join our team. We have a brand new teaching block consisting of 8 new classrooms and 6 specialist Design & Technology rooms. A further large scale internal refurbishment took place over the 2022/23 academic year which has further improved our school environment for all.

Our ARK values of Aspiration, Resilience and Kindness describe the ethos that flows through our school. We expect all members of staff to feed into our values and lead by example to our students. We believe that every member of staff has the potential to impact on student experience and therefore we encourage our staff, both teaching and support, to immerse themselves in our school culture.

Applications from outstanding professionals who believe they can contribute to our school community are greatly welcomed. If you are willing to invest in us, we will invest in you which we believe makes the experience at the Colne especially exciting.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Should you be successful during the shortlisting process interviews will be held face to face at the school.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

Be fully qualified to teach through the secondary age range;

To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in the school;

Inspire trust and confidence in students and colleagues;

Promote the wider aspirations and values of the school.

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

What the school offers its staff

Why work for The Sigma Trust, The Colne Community School & College?

We can offer you:

A Competitive Salary

Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish

Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

Employee benefits include:

Employee Assistance Programme

Pension scheme

Free membership to Perkbox

Cycle to Work scheme

Discounted gym membership at selected local gyms

Further details about the role



Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale

Actual Salary from: £30,000 – £46,525 (M1 – U3 )

Start Date: 1st September 2024

Closing date: Midnight, Thursday 25th April 2024

Shortlisting will take place from Friday 26th April 2024

Interviewing dates: TBC

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.

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About Colne Community School and College (Secondary and 16 to 19 Provision)

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1243 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01255 750913

Arranging a visit to Colne Community School and College (Secondary and 16 to 19 Provision)

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

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