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Teacher of Chemistry


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Due to significant growth in vocational numbers for the Division of Science, Health and Education, we have an opportunity for a Teacher of Chemistry to work as part of a dynamic team of industry specialists teaching science on a range of 16-19 vocational programmes.

Burnley College is a forward-thinking, commercially-minded, £100million College within Lancashire, comprising five education and training brands, delivering further and higher education, apprenticeships, commercial training and adult learning programmes.

The College’s Science, Health and Education division has a varied and growing provision including:

  • Further Education courses in T levels, Health Studies, Applied Sciences, Forensic and Criminal Investigation, Early Years and Education.
  • University courses in: Mental Health, Children Young People, Community and Social Care, Medical Biology and a range of Higher National Diplomas.
  • Apprenticeships in Pharmacy Service Skills, Supporting Teaching and Learning, Early Years, Horticulture and Laboratory Technicians.
  • Commercial courses in: Paediatric First Aid and Mental Health Training.

The successful candidate will possess a Degree in Chemistry, or related subject, or  equivalent industry experience. You will also Possess or be willing to work towards a recognised teaching qualification within a specified and agreed period (normally 2 years)

The salary for this post is up to £38,147.

Burnley College Sixth Form Centre is the country’s Number One College, providing first-class Further Education, University Education, Apprenticeship, business training and adult learning programmes, in the heart of Pennine Lancashire. Please also see our College Charter below.

At Burnley College, we celebrate the diversity of all our staff, students and visitors. We provide a safe and supportive environment in which everyone is able to study and work to the best of their abilities and we are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all.

The College is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share in this commitment. Employment at the College is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service and any post involving regulated activity will also be subject to an additional barred list check.

To apply for this post, please complete the application form using the link below. If you experience any problems when completing the application form, please e-mail [email protected]


The closing date for this post is 5.00pm, Wednesday 26 June 2024


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