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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    28 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

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  • Normal working hours during term time and training days will be 8.15am – 5.15pm Monday – Thursday and 8.15am – 3.45pm on Friday. Full-time/Part-time will be considered.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Main or upper pay range, as appropriate

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • QTS status
  • Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in English or a related subject
  • Knowledge and understanding of strategies that improve understanding of English at KS3, KS4, and A level
  • Good classroom practitioner with evidence of setting appropriate expectations to advance learning, and engage and motivate students.
  • Ability to encourage and maintain a good standard of discipline in the classroom through well focused teaching, positive relationships and good classroom management
  • Ability to use appropriately a range of teaching and learning strategies for whole classes, individuals and groups which stimulate, challenge, engage and motivate students
  • Ability to set clear and appropriate targets, feed back to students and make use of assessment information to promote each student’s attainment and progress, and to plan future lessons
  • Ability to reflect on own practice
  • Ability to differentiate tasks appropriately
  • An expectation that students can achieve better than expected outcomes
  • Secure knowledge and understanding of the knowledge, concepts and skills in teaching English
  • Determination to encourage the highest quality of learning experience for all students
  • A commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ability to establish good and productive working relationships, and work well in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively to staff, students, parents, orally and in writing
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to empathise with young people and yet be firm, fair and consistent when dealing with them
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to work in and to lead a team
  • Enthusiasm, personal dynamism, edge and stamina
  • Sense of humour and perspective
  • Ambition
  • Personal presence

What the school offers its staff

For further information about the Academy, please take a look at our website at this link: https://walsallacademy.com/

Commitment to safeguarding

Walsall Academy is committed to safeguarding our students and all posts will require enhanced DBS check and standard pre-employment checks.

Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) 2023, refers to the role of online searches as part of due diligence within the recruitment process. In response, all short-listed candidates will undergo an online search prior to interview.

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About Walsall Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1368 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01922 493 910

Walsall Academy in Bloxwich, Walsall opened in September 2003. The student enrolment is 1390 with 1060 in the lower school and a further 330 students in the Sixth Form. The School is one of a number of City Academies established in England prior to the expansion of the Academies Programme in 2010 and was originally sponsored by The Mercers’ Company of the City of London and Thomas Telford School.

We are a founder school in the Thomas Telford Multi Academy Trust.

Arranging a visit to Walsall Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@walsallacademy.com.

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