Job Reference
UTC South Durham
Closing Date
12 October 2021
£44k - £50k (with good growth potential)
Hours Per Week
Full Time

It is a very exciting time for our technical development at the UTC.  With a significant increase in recruitment we need to expand our technical offer and we are seeking someone who can lead us to success.  As a key member of our operational leadership team you will be the UTC’s Director of Technical Specialism, responsible for strategically leading the engineering focus of the UTC and delivering an outstanding technical offer to all students.


You’ll build positive relationships with staff, industry partners and students and will be able to demonstrate successful leadership of people. Strategic development for our engineering department is key; we are launching the new engineering T- Level from September 2022 and are planning considerable further technical growth in courses and facilities.


Our founding partners, Hitachi Rail, Gestamp and the University of Sunderland, are committed to creating an outstanding technical college that provides a talented young workforce for companies in the North of England. They have ambition to expand, particularly in our specialist areas, and are looking for a leader to facilitate that goal.  If you have the expertise and commitment to make a life-changing impact on our students then we’d like to hear from you.


We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.


Closing date: Noon on Tuesday 12th October 2021 | Interviews: Full day, Wednesday 20th October 2021

To arrange an informal discussion, please email:

Tom Dower, Principal

Further information and the application form downloadable from:

No agencies please