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  • Curriculum Leader/Head of Design Technology

    Curriculum Leader/Head of Design Technology

    Required from September 2016
    Responsibility allowance at a level depending upon experience

    We are seeking a Curriculum Leader /Head of Department for Design Technology to join our Academy team with a minimum of three years’ experience and a track record of excellent outcomes.

    Sandwell Academy, situated in the shadows of The Hawthorns, home of West Bromwich Albion FC, opened in September 2006. In January 2014 the Academy was judged outstanding by Ofsted for the second 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. All staff play an important role in establishing a positive and caring school ethos, where a culture of success and celebration is consistently promoted.

    All staff play an important role in establishing a positive and caring school ethos, where a culture of success and celebration is consistently promoted. The successful candidate 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 desire to help and support children from all backgrounds.
    • 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.
    • The ability to lead adults and support improved performance of others.
    • A confident and competent approach to the use of data.
    • 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 and other benefits in addition to their salary.

    The post offers an exciting opportunity for an 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 from www.sandwellacademy.com

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

    Closing date: Thursday, 5 May 2016.

    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 PDF

    Department Information Form: PDF

    Covering Letters: PDF

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF

  • Teacher of Technology

    Teacher of Technology

    Required for September 2016
    NQT applications welcome
    MPS (with responsibility allowance for suitably experienced candidate)

    We are seeking an outstanding Teacher of Technology to join our Academy team.  Ideal for an NQT or fully qualified teacher looking to develop their career rapidly.

    Sandwell Academy, situated in the shadows of The Hawthorns, home of West Bromwich Albion FC, opened in September 2006.  In January 2014 the Academy was judged outstanding by Ofsted for the second 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.

    All staff play an important role in establishing a positive and caring school ethos, where a culture of success and celebration is consistently promoted.  The successful candidate 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 desire to help and support children from all backgrounds.
    • 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.

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

    Please submit completed applications to recruitment@sandwellacademy.com

    Closing date: Thursday 5 May 2016

    Sandwell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, so you will need to take an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

    Downloads

    Full Description: PDF

    Person Specification: PDF

    Application Forms: DOC PDF

    Department Information Form: PDF

    Covering Letters: PDF

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF

Support Staff Posts

  • School Nurse / First Aider (temporary cover)

    School Nurse / First Aider (temporary cover)

    We are seeking a trained School Nurse or First Aider on a temporary cover basis from April to December 2016 to join our Academy team

    Sandwell Academy, situated in the shadows of The Hawthorns, home of West Bromwich Albion FC, opened in September 2006. In January 2014 the Academy was judged outstanding by Ofsted for the second 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. All staff play an important role in establishing a positive and caring school ethos, where a culture of success and celebration is consistently promoted.

    Working as part of the Inclusion team, you will be the first point of contact for all teachers and students on medical matters and provide advice and support for parents and students. Full details of the role, the person specification and an application form can be downloaded below.

    The hours and salary are negotiable based on either full time, term time only or part time.

    Please send your completed application form as soon as possible to: recruitment@sandwellacademy.com

    Please apply at your earliest convenience.

    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 PDF

    Covering Letters: PDF

    Disclosure and Barring Statement: PDF

  • Teaching Assistant

    Teaching Assistant

    Teaching Assistant
    All levels of experience considered


    Salary negotiable depending upon experience
    Term time only plus training days

    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 January 2014 the Academy was judged outstanding by Ofsted for the second 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:

    • Some experience working as a Support Assistant in a classroom 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
    • 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

    Please submit completed applications to recruitment@sandwellacademy.com Previous applicants need not apply.

    Closing date: Friday 6 May 2016

    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 PDF

    Covering Letters: PDF

    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 2015.

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.