Year 11 Open Days

Monday 18th July 2022, 8.45am - 2.00pm
or Tuesday 19th July 2022, 8.45am - 2.00pm.


Do you want to train to teach in an outstanding post-16 school?

We run a school-based PCET course, in association with the University of Sunderland, and are recruiting for September.


Take a tour...

Produced by former student Nathan Clark,
Director of Canvas HQ...

New Development

Exciting New Development

We are delighted to announce the Department for Education has awarded Durham Sixth Form Centre funding to provide additional capacity for post-16 learners in County Durham. 


Teaching and Learning...

Presented by our Deputy Headteacher, Jo Lain...


What our students say...

Presented by our Student Leadership Group...

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Why work at Durham Sixth Form Centre?

Amongst the most important of our activities in school is the recruitment of outstanding teachers and support staff.  The pages contained herein are for potential colleagues interested in working with us.

We are delighted that you have taken an interest and sought out our vacancies page.  We encourage you to read our website closely, to read our 2017 Ofsted report and look at our history of examination performance. These are independent assessments of Durham Sixth Form Centre. 

We hope that your investigation of our school reveals a place whose values you share and that you make your application with the same excitement with which it will be received. 

Current Vacancies

Durham Sixth Form Centre is a safer recruitment school. Click here for more information.

Student Support Mentor (SEN)

Hours of work: 8.00pm-4.00pm (3.30pm on Friday)
Contract: Term-time plus 10 days (5 PD days and 5 days to be determined) 
Salary: Grade 5 SCP (7-12) £18,339 – £20,313
Start date: 1st September 2022 

Application Closing Date: 10am, Thursday 23rd June 2022
Interview Date(s):  It is anticipated interviews will be held w/c Monday 4th July 2022


Register Interest

Thank you for your interest in working at Durham Sixth Form Centre.

If we do not currently have a vacancy advertised in the area you would like to work, we encourage you to fill in our form to keep you informed of future relevant vacancies.


At Durham Sixth Form Centre we value:

  • high quality, inspirational teaching and learning;
  • excellent support, care and guidance;
  • personal and professional integrity;
  • ambition and progress for our students, our communities and ourselves.
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