Teacher of Science (KS4 Lead)

Saltley Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands


Job details

Subject General Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job description

Do you want a great place to work with a positive atmosphere with supportive colleagues and students keen to learn? Are you passionate about your subject? Are you ready to step up to a leadership role?

Teacher of Science
MPR1-6/UPR1-3 + TLR2c
Required for September 2020
Due to expansion, Saltley Academy is looking to appoint an outstanding Leader of Key Stage 4 Science who is ready to take the next step in their career towards leadership.
The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and be able to motivate pupils through inspirational teaching. They will ideally have taken on an area of responsibility within a department and will be able to demonstrate their potential to be an outstanding leader of the future.
They will be joining a very well-led, vibrant and successful team, committed to providing a quality experience for our students and ensuring that they achieve their full potential. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a school and an academy trust committed to professional development and supporting individuals, to achieve the best for our young people.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher with:
•ambition and high expectations to transform the lives of young people;
•a passionate belief in collaboration and teamwork;
•a student-centred approach to problem solving;
•a clear understanding of how to engage students and maximise progress;
•a sense of humour and positivity;
•a relentless commitment to achievement for all.

Saltley Academy is a 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of multi-cultural Birmingham. The Academy is progressing fast in its mission to develop outstanding learners, ensure academic success and nurture happy citizens in a supportive and inspiring environment. We have recently been graded Good by Ofsted, and during the inspection one of our students described our school as “outstanding, resilient and loving”. The Academy was also recently awarded the UNICEF Rights Respecting School Gold Award.
The Academy is part of the Washwood Heath Multi-Academy Trust and shares its core values. Being a member of the Trust provides numerous professional development opportunities. As a member of the Trust, the 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 will be required for the successful candidate.

Employee benefits

We offer:
TLR 2C and

• An ambitious and positive climate for learning

• A value driven ethos to cater for the whole school
• Support and guidance from a highly effective leadership team
• A Rights Respecting School, Gold award
• On-site parking
• Access to Perkbox employee benefits scheme
• Access to a generous pension scheme.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1097 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Saltley Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@whmat.academy

School location

Belchers Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 5RX