Keen to challenge young people with opportunities they may not know they even exist yet? We aim to raise pupils’ aspirations so they begin to believe in themselves and understand that there is nothing holding them back, including where they happen to live or their family’s experience in education.
At West Walsall E-ACT Academy, we know that the life chances of our pupils are determined by inspirational teachers like you.
How can you help to inspire our pupils
We’re searching for a Teacher of Design Technology who will inspire our students in the classroom by delivering innovative curricula and by giving them the confidence of to think big for themselves as they progress through our academy.
For a full job description of the role see the job description and job specification. We encourage you to get in touch with any questions; better still, come and see us for yourself.
An 11-18 academy in Walsall resolutely focussed on improving the life chances of all our students and inspiring them to reach their full potential.
Ofsted good rated, recognised for helping students to progress from often low starting points.
Come join our team:
West Walsall E‐ACT Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment.
A great place to work and live
Located just eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Wolverhampton, Walsall is home to two E-ACT academies in Reedswood E-ACT Academy and West Walsall E-ACT Academy.
This is an exciting time in the Academy this is a new post due to use bringing Design technology back into our core curriculum for KS3 and options in KS4 from September. The rooms are in the process of being revamped and we have successfully recruited a DT food teacher for September.
We are now looking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of Design Technology, any specialism, who can pick this project up and run with it to design a bespoke curriculum that suits the needs of our students. As a school we are open to being flexible and our students are at the heart of everything we do.
You’ll be responsible for planning and delivering high quality lessons and achieving excellent results for your students, instilling in them a love for the subject and a desire to learn. We are looking for someone who will inspire and enthuse our students, delivering an outstanding and enriched curriculum.
The ideal candidate will:
- be a well-qualified teacher with a record of delivering good and outstanding lessons.
- have evidence of supporting students to make beyond expected progress
- have an excellent record of forging positive relationships with students to encourage great learning.
- have a resilient character and a strong personal drive
- understand the difference that a great education can make to pupils especially to those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
How to apply
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 21st April 2020
Completed applications to be sent to: midlands.recruit@E-ACT.org.uk
Part of the E-ACT family
We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.
E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 28 academies across the length and breadth of England.
Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.
We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.
In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector-leading work-life balance arrangements.
E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.
E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.