Ref 178872
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 1 September 2022 or earlier 
Closing Date 17/01/2022
Towneley Holmes , Burnley , Lancashire , BB11 3DF
Tel: 01282 683010
School website:
Roll: 1300
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher to join our innovative and forward-thinking Modern Languages department to teach KS3 and KS4 Modern Foreign Languages.  The GCSE results in Modern Foreign Languages are outstanding and the college specialises in French, German and Spanish.  The ideal candidate will be able to teach two languages at Key Stage 3 and at least one language to GCSE level. At Key Stage 4 this language must be French.

Successful candidates will:
  • participate in the continuing improvement of the teaching and learning of English.
  • offer a valued contribution through effective teaching.
  • be a creative teacher with the ability to motivate students of all abilities.
  • be enthusiastic and energetic.
  • have a commitment to raising standards.
  • have a commitment to providing a first-class learning experience for all our students.

    In September 2010 the college moved into a new state of the art facility which provides an excellent environment for teaching and learning.  In November 2018 the college was judged to be “Good” by Ofsted.

    Unity College is on our journey towards Outstanding and we seek to appoint a talented and committed colleague to play an active role in helping us quickly achieve this objective.

    This post is suitable both for newly/recently qualified teachers and those with some experience.   If you have the commitment, dedication and drive required to make a difference then we want to hear from you.

    The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

    Please see college website for further information.

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    Application form attached.
    Please return completed application form to school

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.