This job expired on 2 October 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time Teacher hours

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS (£28,000 - £43,685, pay review pending) per annum + Health Cash Plan and Benefits package

What skills and experience we're looking for

Candidates for this post should be:

  • inspiring and able to motivate and challenge students to make rapid progress.
  • able to establish strong relationships and have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • bold, optimistic and tenacious in setting and achieving high standards.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference where it is needed.
  • Well-resourced classrooms, necessary IT equipment and structured administrative support.
  • A fantastic community of children, parents and carers who deserve the best.
  • To join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Higher Degree Support Funding, Professional Introduction Incentive plus others.

Commitment to safeguarding

Venturers Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to demonstrate this commitment in every aspect of their work. The aims of our Safer Recruitment procedures are to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.

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About Merchants' Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 18
School size
1279 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18

Merchants’ Academy has a distinctive and positive ethos which guides our work and the education of our students. Preparation for adult life underpins our Academy aims and the well-developed culture which is established across all aspects and functions of the Academy. We are committed to the success of each of our students whatever stage they are at in their education and this is reflected through the Academy's values and commitment to:
• provide high quality education and a thirst for life-long learning
• enable everyone to enjoy success and achievement
• promote confidence and a strong sense of personal worth
• have high expectations which will be reflected in the targets set for staff and students alike
• harness the energies of children, students, staff and parents to establish a genuine partnership with the Academy for the benefit of all
• establish a business-like ethos by beliefs in values and attitudes such as hard work, honesty, integrity, respect and concern for others
• provide quality opportunities for the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of our children and young people
• ensure that the effectiveness of all Academy staff is maintained and developed through considerable investment in high quality, continuous professional learning

This is demonstrated through constant reference to our BRISTOL Values of:
Boldness: Aim high, show courage and hope to push against any barriers
Respect: Be considerate and respect the rights of others
Integrity: If it’s not right, do not do it. If it’s not true, don’t say it
Service: We have a responsibility to the future and each other
Tenacity: Tough times don’t last, strong people do
Optimism: No pessimist discovered the secret of the starts or uncharted land
Learning: A commitment to lifelong development unlocks your full potential

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