4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    To be confirmed

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 – £46,525 (MPS/UPS) + potential R&R allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Business and ICT Teacher to join a well-led and motivated team committed to continuous improvement.

To be successful, you will:

  • Set high expectations which motivate and challenge students in a productive learning environment
  • Promote good outcomes by students, planning well-structured lessons
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all students
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment
  • Fulfil wider professional responsibilities with high standards of personal and professional conduct

This is an exciting time to join us and a great opportunity to be involved in the next stage of development of this strong team. Over the last few years, there has been a real drive to develop collaborative planning of a well-sequenced, knowledge-rich curriculum in order to ensure our curriculum is inclusive and all students can achieve highly.

This is an ideal opportunity for a colleague who is ambitious, creative and enthusiastic about helping students to learn in a strong, supportive environment.

What the school offers its staff

Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust

At Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust, we enrich lives and transform futures. Our four academies in and around Birmingham offer an outstanding quality of education, recognising that all our children are individuals and delivering exceptional pastoral care to ensure their happiness. Whilst we place strong emphasis on academic achievement, we take a holistic view of education and maintain exciting extracurricular programmes to create the well-rounded young adults of tomorrow. We’re also creating outstanding careers that could take you anywhere within our network – and take your future anywhere you want to go.

Benefits

When you join Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust, you join a nurturing family where your professional satisfaction and personal happiness really count. You can expect heavy investment in your career development alongside an outstanding package of benefits, including a generous pension scheme, employee recognition and assistance programmes, Bike2Work and green car schemes, the Perkbox wellness hub and discount platform, and much more. As to the future? Well, that’s entirely up to you, with the only limit on your progression being your ambition and abilities.

Further details about the role

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: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

Commitment to safeguarding

Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will therefore be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as providing evidence of qualifications.

Applying for the job

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About Smith's Wood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
899 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

At the heart of Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust, Smith’s Wood Academy in Solihull aims to offer an outstanding education to 900 students from year 7 to year 11. We recognise that every child is an individual and place strong emphasis on pastoral care and a rich extracurricular programme that releases potential and creates a lifelong love of learning.

Our last Ofsted inspection rated us as Inadequate, so there is much to be done – meaning you can look forward to the challenge of your career as you help us turn the school around and begin the transformational journey towards Outstanding.

Arranging a visit to Smith's Wood Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@fmat.co.uk.

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