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This job expired on 16 October 2023 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    January 2024 or sooner

  • Closing date

    16 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Main Scale - Upper Scale

Teacher of English job summary

Do you have the ambition and determination to secure positive outcomes for young people? Do you want to work in a forward-thinking and aspirational academy that places learning at the heart of everything it does, where your professional development is important to us and your innovation valued? If so we want to hear from you.

We now have a fantastic opportunity for an English Teacher to join our high performing, collaborative English department, and teach English Language and Literature at key stages 3 and 4.  This position requires a qualified and dedicated English teacher with passion and drive, who believes that every student can achieve their full potential. 

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Be an inspiring teacher with real passion and enthusiasm for the subject with excellent subject knowledge
  • Be committed to delivering an excellent standard of teaching for all students every lesson
  • Set themselves and their students high standards and have high expectations
  • Be a good communicator and a strong team player
  • Have a willingness to contribute to the department and whole school projects, including the extra-curricular life of the Academy
  • Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to English

We:

  • Are a Rights Respecting Gold award school with a strong family ethos where individuals are respected and valued.
  • Are committed to continuous improvement and creative and innovative in our approach to all aspects of school life.
  • Offer a whole range of opportunities to further develop colleagues’ teaching skills and leadership potential.
  • Are well resourced and ICT rich.

·         Are part of the WHA Multi Academy Trust that provides numerous professional development opportunities and free on-site parking


 Outstanding, resilient and loving’ is how one of our students described our school during our last Ofsted inspection, so we know you would love it here – our friendly, supportive staff always go the extra mile for their students.  We are an Ofsted rated Good school, come and join us on our journey to Outstanding.


Informal conversations are warmly welcomed.


This post is suitable for a teacher currently in their NQT /ECT year(s) or an experienced teacher.

NB CVs will not be accepted.


We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Saltley Academy as an English Teacher.

We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment, and selection process.

We are also “happy to talk flexible working” subject to the operational requirements of the role.

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.

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.

Please click here to refer to our Privacy Notice for Candidate

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)
medical
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 Saltley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1305 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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