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  • Teacher of Design Technology

    Teacher of Design Technology

    Required from January 2017 on a fixed term contract for up to one year (maternity cover)

    MPS

    NQT applications welcome

    Are you ready to be challenged?  Are you looking to teach Design Technology in an outstanding Academy?  Then we need you! 

    Sandwell Academy opened in September 2006 and in May 2017 was judged outstanding by Ofsted for the third time. We offer you the opportunity to make a positive contribution in this over-subscribed school which specialises in Sport and Business Enterprise in the culturally diverse borough of Sandwell. 

    All staff play an important role in establishing a positive and caring school ethos, where a culture of success and celebration is consistently promoted.  Successful candidates will enjoy an 80% teaching commitment and the benefits of working in state of the art facilities and an environment of developing education initiatives.  

    The ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate the following characteristics:
    •Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is essential.
    •The ability to deliver an innovative curriculum in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.
    •Evidence of good quality teaching and subject knowledge.
    •Evidence of achieving and securing high standards and outcomes.
    •An understanding of how to use assessment to inform planning for excellent teaching and learning.
    •The ability to differentiate materials to meet the needs of the learners.
    •Evidence of good classroom management skills.
    •The ability to work with the needs of the students and parents in our culturally diverse community. 
    •A willingness to contribute to enrichment activities and the wider life of the Academy.
    •The ability to organise and prioritise your own workload whilst working alone and as part of a team.
    •The ability to work flexibly.
    •A confident and competent approach to the use of ICT to engage students in their learning.
    •Excellent communication skills.
    •Excellent health and attendance record.
    •Resilient nature and positive approach to life.
    •A dynamic personality including a capacity, drive, passion and energy to succeed. 

    Salary & Benefits

    Salary is negotiable and is dependent upon experience.  Salaries broadly reflect national pay scales and successful candidates are also eligible for performance related pay linked to Academy policy in addition to their salary. We also offer childcare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and use of a state of the art fitness suite.

    The post offers an exciting opportunity for ambitious and hardworking professionals to launch or develop a career in teaching with outstanding professional support within a dynamic team of staff.

    An application pack is available to download below.

    Should you require further information, please call 0121 525 1700 or email: recruitment@sandwellacademy.com

    Closing date for applications: 29 October 2017

    Sandwell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered.

     

    Downloads

    Full Description: PDF

    Person Specification: PDF

    Application Forms: DOC

    Department Information Form: PDF

    Covering Letters: PDF

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF

  • Teacher of English

    Teacher of English

    Required from January 2017

    MPS (with responsibility allowance for suitably experienced candidate)

    NQT applications welcome 

    Are you ready to be challenged?  Are you looking to teach English in an outstanding Academy?  Then we need you!  

    Sandwell Academy opened in September 2006 and in May 2017 was judged outstanding by Ofsted for the third time. We offer you the opportunity to make a positive contribution in this over-subscribed school which specialises in Sport and Business Enterprise in the culturally diverse borough of Sandwell.  

    All staff play an important role in establishing a positive and caring school ethos, where a culture of success and celebration is consistently promoted.  Successful candidates will enjoy an 80% teaching commitment and the benefits of working in state of the art facilities and an environment of developing education initiatives.   

    The ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate the following characteristics:

    • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is essential.
    • The ability to deliver an innovative curriculum in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. 
    • Evidence of good quality teaching and subject knowledge.
    • Evidence of achieving and securing high standards and outcomes. 
    • An understanding of how to use assessment to inform planning for excellent teaching and learning. 
    • The ability to differentiate materials to meet the needs of the learners.
    • Evidence of good classroom management skills. 
    • The ability to work with the needs of the students and parents in our culturally diverse community.  
    • A willingness to contribute to enrichment activities and the wider life of the Academy. 
    • The ability to organise and prioritise your own workload whilst working alone and as part of a team.
    • The ability to work flexibly. 
    • A confident and competent approach to the use of ICT to engage students in their learning. 
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent health and attendance record.
    • Resilient nature and positive approach to life. 
    • A dynamic personality including a capacity, drive, passion and energy to succeed.  

    Salary & Benefits

    Salary is negotiable and is dependent upon experience.  Salaries broadly reflect national pay scales and successful candidates are also eligible for performance related pay linked to Academy policy in addition to their salary. We also offer childcare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and use of a state of the art fitness suite. 

    The post offers an exciting opportunity for ambitious and hardworking professionals to launch or develop a career in teaching with outstanding professional support within a dynamic team of staff. 

    An application pack is available to download below.

    Should you require further information, please call 0121 525 1700 or email: mpugh@sandwellacademy.com  

    Closing date for applications: 29 October 2017

    Sandwell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered.

     

    Downloads

    Full Description: PDF

    Person Specification: PDF

    Application Forms: DOC

    Department Information Form: PDF

    Covering Letters: PDF

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF

Support Staff Posts

  • Learning Mentor

    Learning Mentor

    If you are keen to support young people making excellent progress, we would love to hear from you.


    Sandwell Academy, situated in the shadows of The Hawthorns, home of West Bromwich Albion FC, opened in September 2006.  In May 2017 the Academy was judged outstanding by Ofsted for the third time. We offer you the opportunity to make a positive contribution in this over-subscribed 11-18 school which specialises in Sport and Business Enterprise in the culturally diverse borough of Sandwell.

    The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following characteristics:

    • Experience of working with vulnerable young people is desirable
    • Experience of working in an education setting
    • An ability to work with the needs of the students and parents in our diverse community
    • An ability to work with students in a small group situation or a one to one basis
    • A positive approach to working with our students, appreciating the benefits of working with young adults.
    • Ability to organise and prioritise your own workload whilst working alone or as part of a team
    • Highly developed organisational skills
    • An eye for detail
    • A dynamic personality including a capacity, drive, passion and energy to succeed
    • High personal standards
    • Excellent health and attendance record
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Experience or training related to working with children
    • A general desire to help and support children from all backgrounds

    Salary: £14,000 - £16,500 depending up on experience.

    Hours: Mon-Thu 8.15am - 4.00pm, Fri 8.15am - 3.30pm, (33.25 hours per week) term time only plus training days.

    Please submit completed applications to recruitment@sandwellacademy.com

    Closing date: Monday 30 October 2017

    Sandwell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.  We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy's application form will be considered. We do not accept CV only applications.

    Downloads

    Full Description: PDF

    Person Specification: PDF

    Application Forms: DOC

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF

Train to teach with Sandwell Academy

Sandwell Academy, in partnership with West Midlands Consortium, train teachers via a variety of routes. We will be enrolling for September 2017.

For more information, please contact Mr Mark Pugh, Professional Tutor at mpugh@sandwellacademy.com and visit the train to teach website.

Subjects availiable are:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Foreign Languages (Spanish)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Safeguarding

Sandwell Academy is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all those working at the Academy to share this commitment.

All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.