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  • Start date details

    April 2024 or September 2024 Start

  • Closing date

    21 February 2024 at 10:58am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Additional allowances

AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits) relocation package for the right candidate dependent on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

This role offers an excellent opportunity for a knowledgeable, thoughtful and reflective teacher to lead a successful Science Department. You must be able to demonstrate talent, interpersonal skills and a range of teaching strategies required to motivate pupils and other colleagues in the Department.

Tamworth Enterprise College Science Department believes in a knowledge-rich curriculum and an ethos of developing and sharing best practices to encourage high standards across the academy. We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, motivated, and enthusiastic Head of department who is ambitious for all students. You will be joining our hard-working team of forward-thinking professionals dedicated to ensuring students reach their potential. We believe in delivering a curriculum to encourage student progress and high expectations for all ability levels.

What the school offers its staff

  • This is the perfect role for candidates who want to gain further middle leadership experience and have aspirations to move onto SLT in The future.

  • Teachers still in the earlier stages of their career are welcome to apply. If you are good enough you will be appointed. We want to employ top quality staff with leadership aspirations.

  • We advise you to come in and speak with the Head of School to discuss the above and shape the next stage of your career.

Further details about the role

Tamworth Enterprise College is a Secondary School based in Staffordshire, which is within easy commuting distance of Birmingham and Derby. We are on a journey to rapidly improve the quality of teaching and learning across the school, to impact positively on student outcomes.

“Every teacher needs to improve, not because they are not good enough, but because they can be even better”

About Academies Enterprise Trust

AET was established in 2008 and is now a national network of 57 primary, secondary, and special schools. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive network which spans nearly every region in England. We want our people to be empowered to do their best work, supported by the best leadership they’ve ever had, so that we provide an excellent education to every child, in every classroom.

With excellent leadership and teaching in every school, we will help children go on to lead successful and happy lives. We acknowledge and appreciate the exceptional efforts of all our people.

AET Staff Benefits

Career development and training: Our approach to educational excellence is underpinned by our Instructional Excellence Programme, delivered through an exciting and pioneering partnership with One World. We also have a long-standing partnership with Ambition Institute, and offer the full suite of Early Career and NPQ programmes, expertly facilitated and tailored to our network and local contexts. Our centralised CPD offer provides network opportunities for both teaching and leadership development, as well as offers tailored to individuals and schools.

Great pension | Healthcare cashback and helpline | Employee assistance programme

Free financial advice | Salary advances | Affordable loan scheme | Electric car and bike schemes

Lifestyle savings | Discounted gym membership | Travel and leisure scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

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About Tamworth Enterprise College and AET Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
587 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

We are an inclusive, supportive academy; we value and champion the diversity of our community and are ambitious for all students to have a happy, successful school career at the academy.

We are a caring academy and go above and beyond to make sure that we remove barriers that any student may face: all students are greeted by staff at the gate and as they enter threshold we offer equipment and uniform to any student that need them. The remarkable staff at TEC are dedicated to ensuring that all students are safe, that they settle into the academy well and any concerns are addressed to not only support learning but also support student wellbeing and mental health.

The academy has never been in such a strong position to provide the best education possible to our young people. We are fully staffed with committed, talented and enthusiastic professionals eager to deliver the very best education.

We look forward to welcoming all students into the academy and will continue to develop all of our students to be the best that they can be.

Arranging a visit to Tamworth Enterprise College and AET Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mhussain@academiesenterprisetrust.org.

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