Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 6pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) MPS/UPS + TLR 2b (£5,355)

Head of Design and Technology job summary

George Salter Academy is a happy and vibrant 11-18 academy, serving a multi-cultural community in the heart of West Bromwich and we are looking for a motivated and inspiring individual to lead our Design and Technology department from September 2024 (MPS/UPS + TLR 2b).

The role is suitable for both existing Heads of Department and those looking to step into leadership. The successful candidate will actively and positively promote Design and Technology across key stages 3 and 4, whilst ensuring the development of teaching practices of others within the department.

Our KS3 consists of a ½ yearly rotation with weekly double lessons (1hr 40mins) and KS4 students receive 3 lessons per week, following either the Cambridge National in Engineering Design course or the GCSE Design and Technology course. The department has 2 fully equipped workshops, receives a healthy budget and is well equipped and supported by leadership.

To discuss the position, or to arrange a visit, please contact Associate Assistant Principal, Tehjinder Kaur, via e-mail at

The closing date for this advert is Sunday 19th May 2024 at 5pm. Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 20th May 2024.

George Salter Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is advertised in accordance with the OAT recruitment and selection policy.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About George Salter Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1416 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

School location

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