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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 to £46,525.00

Lead Teacher of Food job summary

John Willmott School is delighted to have achieved a ‘Good’ rating in their December 2023 Ofsted inspection. We are now seeking experienced, outstanding practitioners who share our passion to turn ‘Potential into Reality’. If you want to be part of our exciting journey, then please get in touch and arrange a visit.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Teacher of Food. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and outstanding practitioner to join the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership and work within one of our schools.

A recruitment incentive of £6,000 (paid over 3 years) is available for the successful candidate:

·        £2,000 at the end of Year 1

·        £2,000 at the end of Year 2

·        £2,000 at the end of Year 3


(The incentive is only available to new appointees to the Trust)

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a successful track record in raising attainment. You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to lead and inspire others around you.

Location:            John Willmott School, Reddicap Heath Road, Sutton Coldfield B75 7DTY


What you will need to succeed

·        To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools

·        To be committed to keeping our students safe

·        Be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with the natural ability to inspire and motivate

·        Be an outstanding teacher

·        Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders

·        Excellent people manager who is able to motivate and develop the teams you lead

·        The passion and commitment to work in a fast paced, challenging yet always rewarding role

What you will get in return


·        Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we invest in your development through training, mentoring and progression opportunities across our schools and Teaching School Hub

·        The opportunity to join our team of leading education experts and propel your career to the next level

·        A competitive salary

·        An Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits package

·        Competitive pension scheme (Teachers Pension Scheme)

·        Professional Development & Wellbeing Days


What you need to do now

Please complete an online application.

To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Terri Richards, Deputy Headteacher, terri.richards@jws.bham.sch.uk.

Please note we do not accept CV’s; applications will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.


Closing date:     9.00am, Monday 8th April 2024


Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as we reserve the right to interview earlier and withdraw the advert if a suitable candidate is appointed. 


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:



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


The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview. The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.


We will carry out an online search about you for information that is publicly available online. This will include social media accounts you may hold. This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and before interview. This processing of data will be conducted under the legal basis of Article 6(e) public task in line with the guidance laid out in para 221 of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023. Any data collected during this search will be retained in line with our retention schedule which is available on request.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation ATLP Safeguarding policy 2023/2024

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 John Willmott School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
924 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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