Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship

32 Hours Per Week
Closing Date 7th April

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for the successful candidate to work for James Calvert Spence college, whilst working towards gaining their NVQ Level 2 in Horticulture (Gardening).

Apprenticeship Description

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Design Technology Teacher

Fixed Term
Pay Scale – MPS/UPS)
From September 2017

James Calvert Spence College is situated in a beautiful coastal town in North Northumberland and is a hard federation consisting of an all-through 9-18 school in Amble, and a small rural First School in nearby Acklington Village.

We require a teacher of Design Technology to join our federation and teach from Year 7 through to Year 13.  JCSC is within easy reach of urban Tyneside and beyond, with many staff travelling with ease in the opposite direction to the rush hour traffic from Newcastle, Gateshead and Sunderland areas.

The pupils and staff are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic individual who wants to work as part of a team to drive learning forward. This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding teacher of DT to work with a motivated and experienced team of specialists.

The Art & Design department is one of the most popular and successful areas of study at JCSC.  A key feature of this role will be to help further develop the quality of teaching and learning within the department, to assist in ensuring a smooth transition to the new specification GCSE and A-Levels, and to contribute to the ongoing success of this key area of the curriculum.

This is an exciting time to join us as we continue our journey towards excellence. Staff and governors are fully committed to promoting equal opportunity and an outstanding educational experience for all students.

We would welcome applications from NQT’s and experienced teachers

You will:

  • Be a strong classroom practitioner, keen to develop your own skills further
  • Be a positive role model
  • Have high expectations of yourself and others
  • Be someone with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be passionate about improving the life chances of our students 

We can offer you:

  • Excellent opportunities for professional development
  • A well-resourced curriculum
  • Hardworking and well behaved pupils who are willing to learn
  • A friendly and supportive working environment with a dedicated staff team

Should you wish to informally discuss these positions further or would like to visit the college, please contact Mrs Carole Hutchinson (01665 710636, Ext 204, to arrange. 

Further details obtainable by visiting or telephone 01665 710636. 

Completed applications should be submitted to Carole Hutchinson, Assistant to the Executive Headteacher, at James Calvert Spence College, Acklington Road, Amble, Northumberland NE65 0ND. (

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th May, 12 noon. 


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