NewVIc - Newham Sixth Form College

Are you an engineering and construction trades professional interested in teaching?

London (Greater)
£27,198 to £42,550 per annum (depending on experience)
31 Oct 2018
30 Nov 2018
Organisational Type
GFE College

£27,198 to £42,550 per annum (depending on experience)

Are you interested in passing on your knowledge and skills to the next generation?  Do you have a qualification or experience in teaching? If so then we would like to hear from you at Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) to fill a vacancy in our engineering & construction programme team.

A background in engineering and construction trades is needed for this role.

About Newham Sixth Form College

Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) is London’s largest sixth form college. It is a vibrant centre for sixth form education with the great majority of students coming from our local schools in Newham.  Our mission is to create a successful learning community and our values are:

  • excellence and achievement; setting high standards and high expectations
  • respect for everyone; valuing diversity and promoting equality
  • education for everyone; attracting and including new learners
  • education of the whole person; for personal and social development
  • accountability; responding and contributing to our communities
  • honesty, openness, trust and sensitivity in everything we do

We have a vacancy for a full-time teacher of construction & the built environment based within the engineering & construction programme team at NewVIc. Your main involvement will be in the delivery of a range of general construction programmes from level 2 through to advanced level, including teaching on building, land and quantity surveying as well as construction technology. An appropriate candidate may also be able to contribute to our engineering programmes.

Programmes within the engineering and construction team are popular with NewVIc students with courses regularly over-subscribed. Achievement rates are high on all programmes.  The team is firmly committed to reflective and innovative practice – it has for example, growing good practice in e-learning. 

You will be working in a team of experienced and successful specialists who offer a range of full-time courses. In particular, we are offering the level 3 extended diploma.  

Programmes in the engineering and construction team include:

  • Level 3 extended diploma in construction and the built environment
  • Level 2 extended certificate in engineering
  • Level 3 extended diploma electrical/electronic engineering
  • Level 3 extended diploma mechanical engineering

At NewVIc we strongly believe in team working and see this as one of the reasons for our success.  The team have high retention and achievement rates on most programmes.

You will work within the engineering & construction programme team whose manager has responsibility for leadership on all aspects relating to student learning, teaching, tutoring, staffing and other resources, assessment and curriculum development.  Managers will give you guidance and support in your work, while the programme team manager will take specific responsibility for your probationary review and appraisal.

To teach at NewVIc you will be committed to supporting students in achieving success.  You will work well with 16-19-year-olds and contribute to a student-centred environment both inside and outside of the classroom. 

As a teacher, you will be innovative and reflective, with a genuine interest in young people and how they learn.


NewVIc strives to be an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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

Due to the nature of our business and environment, the post for which you are applying is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, which means that candidates must disclose ‘spent convictions, cautions and reprimands’. A copy of our Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Policy is available on request.

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