Ref 184048
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 19/04/23 or sooner if possible 
Closing Date 28/11/2022
Towneley Holmes , Burnley , Lancashire , BB11 3DF
Tel: 01282 683010
School website:
Roll: 1300

Are you looking for an Art and Design teaching position in which you can make a genuine difference to young people’s lives?  Do you want to work in a school that is committed to supporting the professional development of all staff?  If the answer is yes, then we want to hear from you.

Unity College is looking to appoint a skilled Teacher of Art and Design.  We are passionate about the importance of excellent teaching and fervently believe in the power of education to transform lives.  If you always aim to inspire and enthuse students through your teaching and are dedicated to realising positive outcomes for all young people then this could be the perfect role for you. 

Unity College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be. 

We offer:

  • excellent professional development and a wide range of career development opportunities
  • a high level of support for all new staff
  • the opportunity to work alongside excellent practitioners across the College
  • an exciting, stimulating, friendly place to work
  • a modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities

    You will:
  • be, or have the potential to become, an exceptional and innovative classroom practitioner
  • be able to use your excellent subject knowledge and strong pedagogical understanding to successfully deliver the Art and Design curricula
  • be enthusiastic about giving young people the best possible start in life

    We would welcome applications from newly qualified teachers or experienced teachers who wish to take advantage of a new challenge.  The position can be either full or part-time.

    Unity College is a co-educational, 11-16 college in the heart of Burnley.   We are a friendly, caring college which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. By 2025, Unity College will be the largest 11-16 school in Lancashire: it is a very exciting time to join us!

    For further details about the post including details of how to apply, please visit

    The College is committed to safeguarding all of its students. 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. All staff are required to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures and regularly undertake a full enhanced DBS check.
    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

    More Information can be found at
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    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached and available from the College website. Please return to:

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