Staff Vacancies

Staff Vacancies

Current Vacancies:
We are currently recruiting new staff for starts as soon as possible:

Teacher of Engineering
Teacher of Computing / ICT
*NEW* Teaching Assistant

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Having the right staff is crucial to the success of Silverstone UTC, and we aim to recruit outstanding individuals who are talented, committed and who can demonstrate a high level of motivation.

Silverstone UTC wants to hear from individuals with integrity, imagination and energy to bring to the team of high-performing staff.

We offer a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic, driven professionals to be part of something brand new, exciting and innovative in the heart of Motorsport Valley. With its complementary specialisms of High Performance Engineering and Business & Technical Events Management.

Silverstone UTC is a truly collaborative environment with teams brought together from the worlds of education and business. As part of that team, not only will you be delivering first class education, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to help shape and develop Silverstone UTC into a nationally renowned establishment that meets the needs of its students and employment partners alike.

Silverstone UTC offers:

  • The opportunity to progress and apply for leadership roles within the school.
  • A commitment to the professional development of its entire staff with varied and interesting opportunities provided for the enhancement of professional skills.
  • A business style approach to education – feedback from visitors is that it feels like a business environment and not a school.
  • Free lunch for those on duty.
  • A truly unique location for a school – right alongside Silverstone Circuit.
  • A highly collegiate approach which recognises that every team member has something to offer to shape the vision and direction of the UTC.
  • The opportunity and freedom to be the teacher you always wanted to be.

In addition to roles currently advertised, we are always keen to meet talented individuals who may be interested in roles in the future. If that’s you, please get in touch.


Teacher of Engineering.

High Performance Engineering is at the heart of operations of Silverstone UTC. We are looking for a gifted engineering teacher to join our team who can add drive and enthusiasm.

For our Key Stage 4 classes, you will have experience of teaching Design & Technology, Physics or professional and technical level 2 qualifications such as OCR Cambridge Nationals in Engineering. At Key Stage 5, most students study the Level 3 BTEC Engineering, so experience of this is or relevant industry experience is desirable. Additionally, we offer Smart Product Design & Manufacture in Key Stage 4 and Design & Technology: Product Design (3D) in Key Stage 5. Experience of delivering these is also advantageous. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of our students leaving as ‘high-performing, work-ready, young people’.

If you would like to come and meet the Engineering team to find out more about what we do before applying, please contact us and we will arrange a visit.

Please refer to the full Job Description


Teacher of Computing / ICT

Computing and ICT is an integral part of the curriculum for our engineering students, recognising the needs of the businesses that we serve. The department offers various courses at both Level 2 and Level 3, and the successful candidate will have an understanding of the changing landscape in the computing and ICT curriculum. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of our students leaving as ‘high-performing, work-ready, young people’.

Apply now for interviews as soon as possible and an anticipated job start after Easter.

Please refer to the full Job Description


*NEW* Teaching Assistant

We are looking for an experienced teaching assistant to support the Student Services department and teaching staff in lessons in all disciplines, supervising student learning activities.
A teaching assistant performs an important role in contemporary classrooms. Those working as teacher aides allow class teachers to concentrate on the task they do best, nurturing young minds. The best teaching assistants are those that allow classes to start and progress smoothly.
Candidates for the role are expected to be able to deal with all aspects of the classroom environment. The main focus of the job is to provide targeted intervention which assists certain pupils within lessons, especially those with special needs or non-native level English speakers. Other teaching-based tasks include classroom and materials preparation, administration, student record maintenance and liaising with parents. In addition the TA may be responsible for the mentoring and pastoral support of a number of students allocated to them as part of the overall pastoral care offered at the UTC.

  • Ideally, but not essential experience of supporting SEN and other children in an educational setting.
  • An ability to facilitate students’ academic progress when faced with challenge.
  • To be able to build rapport with students which maximises their academic potential and supports their well-being.
  • An ability to be creative and flexible in dealing with behaviour, promoting good standards and encouraging learning.
  • Have good Maths, English and IT skills.
  • Have good interpersonal abilities, such as patience and enthusiasm, to model high expectations and levels of responsibility.
  • Be well organised and able to work independently and as part of a team.

Please refer to the full Job Description

How to Apply.

To apply for any job listed, please complete the Application Form or and send it to nicolawoodhead@utc-silverstone.co.uk. Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete the application form.

Safeguarding
The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons and must ensure that the highest priority is given to following guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people.  The successful candidate will therefore be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  Please also read our Safeguarding Policy and our Equal Opportunities Policy.

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