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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    2 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Monday - Thursday 08.00-3.30 Friday 08.00-2.30

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR £4,000 for T Level delivery responsibilities

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A forward thinking and innovative approach to academic and technical education which engrains careers and employability throughout all curriculum areas.
  • Industry standard and state-of-the-art workshops with unrivalled facilities which include spaces for joinery, bricklaying, manufacturing, fabrication, electrical, CAD design and architecture.
  • Fantastic opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • Inspiring trust and confidence in your students and colleagues.
  • Building team commitment amongst your students and colleagues.
  • Engaging and motivating students.
  • Developing and delivering exciting and engaging projects which reflect the best modern engineering practices.
  • Taking positive action to improve the quality of your students’ learning.
  • Ensuring good student outcomes.

What the school offers its staff

We have been recognised at both local and national level for our excellence in education. Our accolades include: ‘Secondary School of the Year’ in 2021 and 2019 at the Golden Apple Awards, Silver award winners for ‘Secondary School of the Year’ and ‘Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School’ in the Pearson National Teaching Awards, Gold award winners for ‘Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School’ in the Pearson National Teaching Awards and TES finalists for ‘Best New Teacher’ and ‘Teacher of the Year’. We support staff to excel in their teaching which has resulted in Energy Coast UTC being recognised by local universities as an excellent training centre for trainee teachers.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach vocational level 2 and 3 BTEC Engineering qualifications in our brand new, state-of-the-art workshops, alongside the delivery of practical workshop sessions on a carousel rotation inclusive of plumbing, joinery, bricklaying, manufacturing and fabrication to name but a few. We are keen to appoint someone who can contribute towards the existing wealth of experience in the department. These £6m workshops will be a major extension to our current site and host 6 new workshop areas alongside an Electrical and CAD design room.

Further details about the role

Our award-winning team seek to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and inspirational specialist Teacher of Engineering to join our outstanding, innovative and evolving team with a passion for Engineering. The suitable candidate will have a good track record of excellent classroom practice and sustained experience in achieving positive outcomes and exceptional progress for students.

The vacancy is for a full-time position, with a start date of September 2023 or before.

If you believe that this is an environment where you can thrive, develop and substantially contribute to an exciting and expanding future with Energy Coast UTC then please visit our website for more information www.energycoastutc.co.uk.

How to Apply

For an informal discussion, to arrange a visit to look around the UTC or for an application pack please contact Cam Walker on 01900 606446 or by email – Cam.Walker@energycoastutc.co.uk.

The closing date for this post is 12.00pm on Friday 12 May 2023. Your completed application form and supporting information should be returned via email to the email address above and not directly to the school.

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.

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.

All shortlisted candidates will be provided with a criminal history self-disclosure form to complete and return no later than one day prior to interview. Failure to return the self-disclosure will result in the interview being withdrawn.

Relevant criminal history will be shared with the chair of the recruitment panel prior to interview to allow time to assess relevance and agree what questions should be asked during the interview process.

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About Energy Coast UTC

School type
Free School, ages 14 to 19
Education phase
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School size
377 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19
Phone number
01900 606446

At Energy Coast UTC our intent is to deliver academic excellence alongside a world class technical and skills based practical education, ensuring our students also excel in employability skills and work directly with employers on a range of projects. Our 14-19 college, located on the edge of the Lake District National Park in an area of outstanding natural beauty, is a thriving educational setting which has nurtured partnerships between industry and education. We prepare students to meet the demand for highly skilled engineers and civil engineers in Cumbria and the world.

Our industry partners who work on a range of projects alongside our students include the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Sellafield Ltd, Morgan Sindall, the University of Cumbria, McMenon and the Royal Navy.

We take staff and student wellbeing seriously and have invested time and money in ensuring that all members of our school feel supported and happy. “Leaders are mindful of staff’s workload. Staff enjoy working at the school and appreciate the training available to them.” (Ofsted, 2023).

As well as the opportunity to work at a recently awarded Ofsted Good School, we offer:
• Professional development support and an extensive CPD programme
• Earl finish to the school timetable on Fridays
• A paid personal day off each year.
• A well-developed programme for ECTs and NQTs to fully support you in your first years of teaching
• Free use of onsite fitness suite, state of the art workshops and many other benefits.

Arranging a visit to Energy Coast UTC

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cam.walker@energycoastutc.co.uk.

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