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HSFC – Lecturer 2 (History & Politics)


£26,937.22 - £35,125.02 per annum


Full Time, Fixed Term Maternity Cover



Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

026-35 (point 26 unqualified)

Responsible To

Curriculum Manager


Hartlepool Sixth Form


Attractive benefits for this post include 48 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Teacher Pensions/Local Government Pension Scheme.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring, imaginative and inspirational teacher of History and Politics to join Hartlepool Sixth Form College. The successful candidate will work in a caring and energetic College where students achieve and make good progress. History and Politics are both popular and well-resourced subjects within the sixth form. Students currently have a choice between early modern or modern options within the History course, following the Edexcel specification. Politics students also follow the Edexcel specification.

Hartlepool Sixth Form College is a mixed, non-selective, specialist sixth-form college catering for 16-18 students. We provides a high level of support to our students, offering a friendly and encouraging environment with a strong sense of community, respect and tolerance. Our aim is to give students an excellent educational experience that enables them to achieve their full potential, providing them with a strong foundation from which they can progress to higher education or into the increasingly competitive world of work.

In August 2017 we merged with Sunderland College and now have campuses based across Sunderland and Hartlepool and we are the largest multi campus College in the North East. Annually the College delivers education and training to 13,500 students ranging in age from 14-16, 16-18, 19 years and above. Delivery spans all education routes including GCSEs and A Levels, professional and technical education, apprenticeships, higher education and commercial activity.

In the last few years the College has been inspected and achieved ‘good’ with strong features, we recently won a national Beacon Award for our approaches to Employer Engagement, a reflection of the value we place on collaboration and partnerships. We have also achieved TEF Silver for our Higher education teaching and learning. We are Matrix Accredited for our IAG Services and work closely with the NE LEP to embed the Gatsby Good Career Benchmarks across the region. The College has also recently achieved Continuing Excellence for the Better Health at Work Award.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate, in their personal statement, practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification for the role.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

For details on how to apply please visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies or alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk.

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Wednesday 12 June 2019.

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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