0.6 FTE Graduate Teacher Internship (Science & Digital) (2 Posts)

Job type Blackburn College
Contract Type Fixed Term Contract - One Year
Positions Available 2
Closing Date 29-08-2017
Salary £22,206 pro rata per annum (Lecturer scale points 21 plus completion payment of £1,000 at end of year 1)
Reference Code GradScience or GradDigital (Please note the reference number on your application form for the post you wish to apply for)
Hours Per Week 22.2 hours per week (3 days per week)
Interview Date 14-09-2017
Job Description

Get SET For Teaching Success….

Our one year further education teacher training programme is unrivalled and will sponsor you to gain a teaching qualification and unmatched practical experience.

As part of a national specialist recruitment programme called “SET for Teaching Success” (www.blackburn.ac.uk/setforteaching) an exciting opportunity has arisen for Science and Digital technology Lecturers of the future to join Blackburn College.

Best of all, this one year programme is fully funded meaning you can study your PGCE at no additional cost.

We arelooking to recruit graduates with degrees or individuals with considerable industry experience in Science or Digital Technologywho are:

  • Passionate about their subject and want to inspire others.
  • Committed to delivering excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment.
  • Looking to teach in a College or Sixth Form
  • Interested in a prestigious paid internship in order to train for free.
  • Able to demonstrate the potential to be exceptional teachers and lecturers of students aged 16+.

You will receive unique teacher training and support opportunities including:

  • a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE);

  • Mentoring support;

  • 1 week industry placement

  • Residential conference and CPD days which will support the development of your subject knowledge and teaching practice;

  • A salary for the duration of the programme equivalent to £22,206 pro rata per annum

  • £1000 completion payment after 12 months (subject to successful completion of funded PGCE, which applicants will undertake in their non-contracted time)


You will be employed by Blackburn College for the duration of the programme on a one year fixed term contract, with the potential to be offered a permanent role at the end.


How To Apply

For full details download the small print and programme information documents in the Other Information Section.

For an informal discussion, candidates may also contact Catherine Pearson or Stefano Pacelli at Blackburn College on 01254 292406

Closing Date: 9am Tuesday 29 August 2017

Scheduled Interview Date: Likely to take place on Thursday 14 September 2017

Candidates successful at the shortlisting stage will be invited to attend an interview and deliver a mini-teach, on a topic to be advised.

Previous applicants need not re-apply. 

As an individual you will be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Blackburn College values diversity and is committed to creating a diverse workforce.

Graduate Internship - Job description SXF- Science.doc

Graduate Internship - Job description STEM- Digital.doc

Person Specification

Graduate Internship_ person specification generic.doc

Blackburn College Graduate Internship Programme August 2017.docx

Other Information

Graduate Internship Programme -The small print.docx

How To Apply

Guidance Notes- updated version.pdf

08-15 - Job_Vacancy_Application_Form_NEW 2016.pdf


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