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Varndean College is one of the most successful sixth form colleges nationally and has an excellent reputation for inclusion and adding value.

We require an enthusiastic and suitably qualified teacher for this fixed term post, commencing September 2017 until August 2018.

Public Services Tutor – BTEC Level 3 (0.23529 FTE)

8 periods per week (of 45 minutes)

Salary: £22,937-£35,975 pro-rata depending on qualification and experience

We are currently seeking a teacher with good knowledge of the public services. It would be an advantage to have recent employment experience in the field of public services.

The person appointed would be expected to take responsibility for teaching Public Services, level 3 programme.

Additional teaching hours are also available in Law and Business for suitably qualified teaching

To Apply

  • Please download a applicant pack here:
  • Please complete an application form (this can be found at the bottom of this page)
  • Email your completed appliation form to hr@varndean.ac.uk

Closing date: 18 August 2017

Interviews: 25 August 2017

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Varndean College is one of the most successful sixth form colleges nationally and has an excellent reputation for inclusion and adding value.

We require an enthusiastic and suitably qualified teacher for this fixed term post, commencing September 2017 until August 2018.

Law Tutor – BTEC Applied Law L3                   0.11764 FTE

Up to 4 periods per week (of 45 minutes)

Salary: £22,937-£35,975 pro-rata depending on qualification and experience

We require an enthusiastic and qualified teacher to teach our BTEC Level 3 Applied Law course

The successful applicant will have a relevant degree and/or professional vocational qualification and recognised teaching qualification/qualified teacher status. 

Additional teaching hours may be available for suitably qualified candidates in business and public services.

Knowledge, skills and expertise

Essential

Detailed knowledge of the curriculum

Proven ability to plan and prepare courses and lessons

Ability to adopt a variety of strategies to suit students’ different learning styles

Successful teaching experience or teaching practice in the subject in the 14-19 sector or post 16

To Apply: Please complete an application form (this can be found at the bottom of this page) and email it to hr@varndean.ac.uk by the closing date.

Closing date:  18 August 2017

Interview date: 25 August 2017

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Vocational Business Course Tutor

Salary: Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA) Teachers salary spine £22,937 - £35,975, as appropriate, (pro rata)

Hours: Part-time – 0.47 -0.53 FTE (16-18 periods per week of 45 minutes)

Contract: Fixed Term Fixed term for one year from1st September 2015 to 31st August 2016

Varndean is seeking applications for an enthusiastic and suitably qualified Business Tutor to teach on a range of vocational business courses including A Level Business and BTEC L2 and L3 Business.

The successful applicant will have a relevant degree and/or professional vocational qualification and recognised teaching qualification/qualified teacher status. 

Knowledge, skills and expertise

Essential

  • Detailed knowledge of the curriculum
  • Proven ability to plan and prepare courses and lessons
  • Ability to adopt a variety of strategies to suit students’ different learning styles
  • Successful teaching experience or teaching practice in the subject in the 14-19 sector or post 16

An applicant pack including the job description can be found here:

To Apply: Please complete an application form (this can be found at the bottom of this page) for the role and email it to hr@varndean.ac.uk by the closing date.

Closing date:           18 August 2017             

Interviews:               25 August 2017

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Biology Cover Teacher

FTE: 0.80

Start date: asap

Salary: £25.34 p/h

Varndean College is a co-educational Sixth Form college currently catering for around 1200 full-time students, including 50 mature students on Access courses, plus 1200 adults on evening courses. Varndean College is situated close to the beautiful Sussex downs overlooking the resort of Brighton.

An opportunity has arisen for a skilful and energetic practitioner to join our successful Biology team to provide cover whilst the permanent post holder is on sick leave. You’ll be teaching mainly A2 to A level but might also be asked to contribute to our BTEC Programme and the International Baccalaureate.

A job description for the role is available here:

For further information or to apply applicants are requested to email: hr@varndean.ac.uk .  Please attach a copy of an up-to-date CV outlining all relevant teaching experience.


Application forms and further information about applying for jobs at Varndean College are listed below.

The application form and further information about applying are listed below:

disability confidentWe are positive about disability!  We are commited to the principles embedded within the disability confident scheme and welcome applications from anyone who has a disability.

We will interview all applicants who declare a disability and evidence in their application that they meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy.

If you would like further information about any of the positions available, please contact Human Resources:

Email: hr@varndean.ac.uk
Tel: 01273 546637

The college is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed by Varndean College are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We value diversity and welcome applications from applicants from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under represented at the College, including BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.  We are also prepared to make our standard application forms available in other formats to help any disabled candidates to apply.  Please email/call to request.  

We are always looking for new talent. If you would like to join the College but can’t see any relevant vacancies to apply for, why not send us a copy of your CV to hr@varndean.ac.uk.  We would love to hear from you.

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