This job expired on 6 February 2023

  • Start date details

    April 2023

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Scale - Upper Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, highly organised and well-qualified teacher who will enjoy working in an academy that values and delivers excellent professional development in our vibrant English Faculty.It is a very exciting time to join the team because we are developing a knowledge-rich curriculum and a new approach to assessment.

The successful candidate will be capable of inspiring students through their passion for the subject, have an excitement, and drive for teaching and learning and a desire to make a difference to student achievement.

What the school offers its staff


  • ·offer the opportunity to collaborate with our Primary colleagues
  • have motivated, vibrant, multi-ethnic students and staff
  • have a strong family ethos where individuals are respected and valued
  • offer an excellent induction programme within a friendly and supportive environment
  • offer a whole range of opportunities to develop further colleagues’ teaching skills and leadership potential
  • are creative and innovative in our approach to all aspects of school life
  • are well resourced and ICT rich
  • are committed to continuous improvement
  • offer excellent opportunities to collaborate with English teachers across the multi Academy
  • are part of the WHA Trust that provides numerous professional development opportunities
  • on-site Parking.

Further details about the role

This post is suitable for an ECT or an experienced teacher who is looking for a new challenge.

Informal conversations are welcome. Please contact Karen Murray, Head of the English Faculty, at kmurray@washwood.academy

We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Washwood Heath Academy as an English Teacher.

We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment, and selection process.

We are also “happy to talk flexible working” subject to the operational requirements of the role.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role

Washwood Heath Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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About Washwood Heath Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1745 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

Arranging a visit to Washwood Heath Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kmurray@washwood.academy.

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