Sport/Sport Science Teacher

Reference Number: 2223/11

Sport/Sport Science Teacher

Blackpool Sixth is an outstanding college specialising in 16-19 education, we have an exciting opportunity for a Sport/Sport Science Teacher to join our team. This fixed-term position is well suited to you if you are either looking for the first steps into teaching or if you are looking to advance an already established career in a thriving and supportive workplace. This post is full time and is fixed-term for the academic year 2022/23. 

Based in the Sport, Tourism and Uniformed Protective Services (STPS) department you will work closely with others in the department to support our students to achieve their ambitions. Your role will be to inspire our students to be the best they can be and to excel on our BTEC in sport and/or sport and exercise science programmes. Our students progress from these courses to a range of universities and to pursue sport-related degrees. Some students will use their qualifications, knowledge and experience gained to progress directly into the sector or on to a higher level apprenticeship programme.

A day in STPS could see you: 

  • working collaboratively with others in the department on teaching, learning and assessment
  • inspiring students to develop their knowledge of Sport and Sport Science 
  • using new technologies to plan, prepare, teach and assess

Do you have a degree in a relevant subject? Are you a qualified teacher, or studying to be one? Are you ready to meet and exceed the goals of your students? If you have answered yes to these questions then apply now and find out more about the college.  

Closing date: 6th October 2022, 9am
Interviews: 13th October 2022

Salary: £25,826 to £42,149 per annum

Closing date for applications: 6 October 2022, 9.00am

Interview Date: 13 October 2022

Other Information

The health and wellbeing of our staff is important to us, we have recently launched a health and wellbeing group whose mission is to help create a healthy working environment for staff and students through the promotion of a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of a protected characteristic, or is disadvantaged by any conditions or any related individual requirements. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and all diverse groups. The college provides equality of access, services and care to everyone, regardless of people’s age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression or trans status, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation. 

All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise the college’s commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. All shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a self-declaration of any criminal record or information that will make them unsuitable to work with children. Any offer of employment may be withdrawn should any information come to light that has not been included in the self-declaration. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from regulated activity relevant to children, anyone caught doing so will be reported to the police immediately. Please note that we reserve the right to review your online presence in line with the keeping children safe in education guidance.

We will also complete a search of the teacher regulation agency Teacher Services’ system to check for the award of qualified teacher status (QTS), the completion of teacher induction or probation and to ensure no sanctions or prohibition orders are in place.


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