Teacher of Business

Sandwell Academy, West Bromwich, West Midlands


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £23,720 to £39,406

Job summary

MPS (with responsibility allowance for suitably experienced candidate)

NQT applications welcome

Sandwell Academy is one of the top performing schools in the Sandwell region. The Academy is annually over-subscribed and a hugely popular destination for students. We have been ranked Outstanding by Ofsted three times in a row due to the dedication and team spirit of all members for the Academy and the culture of celebrating success.

As a teacher, you will enjoy working in state of the art facilities, with a calm, positive and respectful environment. You will be given 80% teaching commitment, allowing you time to develop excellent lessons.

Job Description:
To undertake management responsibilities as delegated by your Line Manager.

To reflect the principles underlying the Academy’s curriculum framework in preparing, teaching and developing with others (staff members and partners from industry and commerce) aspects of the curriculum including the National Curriculum where necessary.

To ensure that appropriate assessment strategies are implemented and fully understood by parents, students, teachers and external partners.

To be a recipient and where possible participant in the delivery of the Academy’s Professional Development Programme.

As a Personal Tutor undertake delegated responsibilities for the pastoral care of a group of students, fully implementing the Academy’s pastoral philosophy.

To participate in Safeguarding training and adhere to the Academy’s guidelines for Child Protection.

To ensure that the spaces for learning given into care are attractive and well kept, free from litter and graffiti and conducive to creating a safe and stimulating working environment.

To involve industry, parents and educationalists as fully as possible in the life and development of the Academy.

To ensure that contributions to curriculum design and delivery by industrial and commercial partners assigned to you are made within the full spirit of collaboration.

To be an active participant in and recipient of the Academy’s appraisal system, which will include an annual review and where necessary, re-designation of responsibilities in the interests of students and staff needs.

To prepare, plan and teach the agreed curriculum, utilising as fully as possible the Information Technology System available in the Academy.

To comply with Sandwell Academy’s Corporate Dress Policy where appropriate.
To carry out other reasonable tasks from time to time as directed by the Head.
To work in accordance with the Academy’s safeguarding policy

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree
Postgraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Essential skills and experience

• Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is essential.
• Evidence of achieving and securing high standards and outcomes.
• An understanding of how to use assessment to inform planning for excellent teaching and learning.
• A willingness to contribute to enrichment activities and the wider life of the Academy.
• The ability to work flexibly.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Excellent health and attendance record.
• A dynamic personality including a capacity, drive, passion and energy to succeed.

Employee benefits

Salary is negotiable and is dependent upon experience. Salaries broadly reflect national pay scales and successful candidates are also eligible for performance related pay linked to Academy policy in addition to their salary. We also offer childcare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and use of a state of the art fitness suite. The post offers an exciting opportunity for ambitious and hardworking professionals to launch or develop a career in teaching with outstanding professional support within a dynamic team of staff.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1275 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Sandwell Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@sandwellacademy.com

About Sandwell Academy

School location

Halfords Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4LG