This job expired on 8 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    23 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Art and design
Working pattern
Part time
3 days per week
Contract type
Fixed term (1 year)
MT1 -UPS 3

Job summary

Are you an experienced teacher with a passion for Art education and a proven track record of success, looking for a new challenge? Saltley Academy has a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual to join our Arts team.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, dedicated and inspirational individual who is passionate about Art. The successful candidate will be joining the Academy at an exciting time as we continue to grow the department and add more Arts subjects to the curriculum.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a part time Art teacher. You will be passionate about education and how you can use your skills and experience to challenge students to achieve. We are looking for a committed teacher; someone who can join our excellent team of committed practitioners dedicated to improving the attainment and wellbeing of their students.

Our ideal candidate will be an outstanding practitioner with a strong commitment to improving pupils’ lives in an Academy with high levels of disadvantage. You will be an excellent communicator, a team player who is able to work under pressure and effectively engage pupils and staff. They will have in depth knowledge of the elements of Art, and be willing to further develop the extracurricular provision, providing rich Art opportunities and supporting on many whole school events.

Art is an established subject at Saltley Academy, currently taught at key stage 3 and key stage 4. We are a well-resourced department and have 4 large Art classrooms. We hope to continue to provide opportunities for pupils to create outside of the classroom and seek an Art teacher that will engage and excite our pupils through a high quality extra-curricular provision.

Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust is committed to the development of all staff. Within the Trust, there is a family of 7 schools (one All-Through, two secondaries and four primaries) serving the East of Birmingham. We believe that we are stronger working in partnership to serve the children and families of our community.

We can offer you:

● Enthusiastic, well behaved learners who engage positively with school life
● Hard-working, motivated and engaged staff and governors, who care deeply about the outcomes
for children and young people
● A culture of support for all staff
● MAT-wide continued professional development opportunities to enable practical and research-based
school improvement initiatives. This includes a whole range of opportunities to further develop colleagues’ teaching skills and leadership potential, including a Supportive NQT Induction Process & Policy, Career Pledge for Teachers to support at each stage of career, paid opportunities to upskill via apprenticeship levy (right up to Masters level).
● High level of support, coaching and friendship from the faculty.
● A creative and innovative in our approach to all aspects of school life
● Motivated, vibrant, multi ethnic students and staff
● A strong family ethos where individuals are respected and valued
● Access to a generous pension scheme
● On-site parking

If you can demonstrate that you possess the necessary experience, knowledge and qualifications and aspire to our vision and values then we would like to hear from you. Further information about the school, the post and how to apply can be found on our school website or alternatively complete the online application form. Unfortunately, we cannot allow any visits the school prior to submitting your application, but if you have any questions please contact:

Mrs Lisa Bickley, Head of The Arts Faculty:

Saltley 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.

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.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
1193 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Saltley Academy

Saltley Academy is a 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of multi-cultural Birmingham. We have recently been graded Good by Ofsted, and during the recent inspection one of our students described our school as “outstanding, resilient and loving”. The Academy is progressing fast in its mission to develop outstanding learners, ensure academic success and nurture happy citizens in a supportive and inspiring environment. Throughout the last four years the school has performed significantly above national average in Progress 8. The Academy was also recently awarded the UNICEF rights respecting School Gold Award.

Arranging a visit to Saltley Academy

Unfortunately, we cannot allow any visits the school prior to submitting your application, but if you have any questions please contact:

Mrs Lisa Bickley,
Head of The Arts Faculty:

School location

Belchers Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 5RX

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