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Teacher of History

Sandwell Academy, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4LG

This job expired on 16 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS/UPS

Teacher of History 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.

Due to continued growth we are now seeking a Teacher of History to join our team asap. This post would suit a teacher at any stage of their career and offers an exciting opportunity for ambitious and hardworking professionals to launch or develop their career with outstanding professional support within a dynamic team of staff.

Department Overview

At Key Stage 3 all students follow the National Curriculum with students receiving 80 minutes per week for History and Geography. At Key Stage 4 students can study GCSE History, following the Pearson (Edexcel) specification, and at Post 16, students study OCR ‘A’ Level History.

We are keen to give students a range of experiences and provide visits off site, field trips and invite guest, speakers and industrialists into the Academy.

There are eight designated teaching spaces within Humanities (1 learning base and 5 study rooms.) All teaching spaces are equipped with interactive smart boards and the latest technology, and that venues are conducive to outstanding learning. ICT plays a large role in planning and delivery of the curriculum and students can access resources online from home.

Salary & Benefits
* Salaries are competitive and above national pay scales. Successful candidates are also eligible for performance related pay linked to Academy policy in addition to their salary.
* 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. Up to 10 days per year are also allocated for professional development.
* We also offer a cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and use of a state of the art fitness suite.

If you are keen to work in a successful and growing academy, which encourages staff to aim high in their own careers, this could be a great opportunity for you.

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education to arrange this.

For more information, and to request an application pack including job description and person specification, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education on
M: 07921583731
E: sandwellacademy@hays.com

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
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1336 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
07921583731

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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