Teacher of English job summary
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.
Salary & Benefits
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 fully-equipped 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.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following characteristics:
* 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.
For more information, and to request an application pack including job description and person specification, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education on
Closing date: 9am Monday 16th May 2022
* We reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if necessary. Candidates are encouraged to return their application as soon as possible.
Sandwell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered.
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About Sandwell Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 1336 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
Sandwell Academy opened in 2006 and now educates over 1,200 students, recruiting 200 students each year into Year 7 and a Sixth Form of 350 students. Sandwell Academy is part of the Thomas Telford Multi Academy Trust (TTMAT), established in September 2017. The MAT currently consists of three secondary schools; Madeley Academy, Sandwell Academy and Walsall Academy. Sandwell Academy works closely with the schools within the MAT and Thomas Telford School.
Sandwell Academy is proud of its achievements, and is a school where students receive praise, support and challenge. We are relentless in our pursuit of high standards and excellent teaching. Students benefit from state of the art facilities and modern equipment in all areas, especially in Sport, Business and ICT.
In November 2011, January 2014 and again in May 2017 Ofsted graded the Academy as Outstanding. Students benefit from a broad curriculum, a flourishing extra-curricular programme, a safe and caring environment with high levels of pastoral support and an emphasis on traditional values of good behaviour, mutual respect and excellent attendance.
We expect great things from our students and a strong work ethic and motivation to succeed are vital. Teachers and parents are required to work together in partnership to ensure children make excellent progress.
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