September 5, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
The Leigh UTC and Inspiration Academy has a great opportunity for a Coordinator of Learning - Design and Technology to join our highly experienced and successful department
MPS/UPS + London Fringe Allowance + TLR commensurate with experience
Working Pattern
Closing Date
October 02, 2023


Are you ready for the next step in your teaching career? Are you seeking a new opportunity that offers progression? Would you thrive in our supportive and highly successful department? 

Students at The Leigh UTC “are proud to attend a school that is realising its vision of ‘developing STEM professionals for the future global market’” Ofsted, 2022.

The Leigh UTC opened in 2014 with state-of-the-art facilities. We are the first UTC to join a multi-academy trust, to become an IB World School, to be built in Kent and among the first Academies in the UK to offer T-levels and Level 3 and 4 apprenticeships. We were the first UTC to open from Year 7 and have been oversubscribed in all year groups ever since, now serving over 800 young people from Kent, Medway and South-East London. We are a pioneering Academy and are looking for like-minded, ambitious people who can make great things happen for the young people in our community.

The Leigh UTC and Inspiration Academy has a great opportunity for a Coordinator of Learning - Design and Technology to join our highly experienced and successful department from October 2023 or January 2024, depending on the successful candidates' availability​​​​​​​. This is an exciting time to join an incredibly strong department both in terms of the teaching and support, giving you great access to a range of resources.

At The Leigh UTC, we aim to give our teachers the freedom to innovate and inspire our students as we know this is a crucial ingredient in driving great learning outcomes. The department is a vibrant and creative, where teamwork and a can-do attitude pervade.​​​​​​​

The post holder will be offered full support within this role and given the opportunity to development their leadership qualities as this role has scope to evolve into a Director of Learning capacity in years to come.

This is a permanent opportunity offering MPS/UPS + London Fringe Allowance + TLR commensurate with experience.

The Leigh UTC is a very special place to work and pre-application visits or phone calls are both encouraged and welcomed. If you would like to arrange to discuss the role with a member of the team, please contact Elene Redelinghuys (Recruitment Advisor) on

Do you know a great teacher who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £100 as a 'thank you'. Simply complete the referral form by clicking here. T&C's apply..

Why work for us? At The Leigh UTC, we create opportunities for meaningful collaboration for staff, we provide a respectful working environment and we encourage innovation from every member of our team. Our Principal, Governors, teaching and support staff believe wholeheartedly in creating opportunities for lifelong success for our young people and believe that exam success is just one aspect in achieving this. We deliver amazing experiences for students whilst not compromising on outcomes. Our teamwork allows us to be greater than the sum of our parts - join us to achieve more than you thought possible. 

Curriculum is king and we do things a little differently to other schools or colleges because we believe the most effective way to educate our students is to make our learning more hands-on. With the International Baccalaureate Middle Years programme (MYP) at KS3, GCSEs at KS4, and A-levels, T-levels and the International Baccalaureate Careers Programme (IBCP) at KS5, our ambitious curriculum offer caters for choice, leading the vast majority of students into STEM-related careers or courses.


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