Teacher of Science (Biology/Chemistry possibly Health Science)

UTC Derby Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8PU

5 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    8 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,714 - £41,604

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit a suitably qualified teacher who can support the delivery of Science, as a Chemistry or Biology specialist, and can also support the delivery of our Health & Life Sciences specialism. You will work alongside the staff team to further develop a centre of excellence focusing on Health & Life Sciences along with Engineering & Manufacturing. Under the direction of the Curriculum Director you will support the delivery of a range of qualifications. These include: Combined and Triple Science GCSEs, Level 2 Cambridge National in Health & Social Care at KS4, A-Levels in Biology and Chemistry, BTEC Level 3 in Applied Science and BTEC L3 in Health & Social Care at Post-16.

You will be a highly skilled practitioner who understands the challenges of educating 13-19 year olds in an employer-led technology-rich environment. Effective partnership working is absolutely critical to the UTC’s success. We also welcome applications from newly qualified teachers who have the skills and attributes to develop their expertise within our unique environment.

What the school offers its staff

  • Teacher's Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to Westfield Health Scheme
  • Free access to our Employee Assistance Programme, providing confidential counselling, advice and referrals to staff on a wide variety of work and personal issues 24/7

Further details about the role

UTC Derby Pride Park opened in December 2019 and provides a new and dynamic education. It opened within The Sheffield UTC Academy Trust, which has a wealth of experience with two UTCs in Sheffield both graded Ofsted Good. UTC Derby Pride Park has benefited significantly from joining our successful Trust.

As a Trust we aim to deliver an outstanding educational experience grounded in real, relevant workplace practice. Partnerships with world-class companies, schools, colleges and universities give our students a unique start to their future careers. We provide training today for the jobs of tomorrow. Our cutting edge facilities and engagement with employers’ / university partners provides an exciting environment in which to teach and develop professionally. Our Trust destinations are testament to our success with students progressing to Russell Group Universities, including Cambridge, and securing higher level apprenticeships and employment at companies such as Boeing, Toyota, Bauer Media, BP and The Royal Navy.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are an employer who values equality and diversity and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to safer recruiting policies and procedures.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to HR@utcsheffield.org.uk

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About UTC Derby Pride Park

School type
Free School, ages 13 to 19
Education phase
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School size
167 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 19
Phone number

We are a University Technical College offering specialist courses designed with employers in the exciting areas of Engineering and Life Sciences. These are all regional, national and international growth areas that will offer strong career opportunities in the future. UTCs are all about employer-led education and we are fortunate here to have the support of some of the world’s best known companies including Bombardier, Rolls-Royce and Toyota. We also enjoy the support and input of one of the UK’s leading universities, University of Derby, nominated for ‘University of the Year Award 2019’ in the Times Higher Education Supplement.

Arranging a visit to UTC Derby Pride Park

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

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