Head of Design & Technology, Birmingham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Saltley AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR (TLR1D £9202.11)
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity for an inspirational leader and teaching practitioner! Are you a talented and engaging professional with a forward thinking approach?

Due to continued expansion, Saltley Academy seeks to appoint a creative and inspiring Head of Design and Technology, who can lead and develop our successful department. The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and be able to motivate pupils and staff through inspirational teaching and knowledge. 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 individuals professional development and supporting them to achieve the best with 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. For the last two years Progress 8 has been well above the national average, we have recently been graded Good by Ofsted, and during the recent 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.

We offer:

  • 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.

Closing Date: 22/03/2019, 09:00am

Application Packs are available from our website www.saltleyacademy.co.uk

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More about Saltley Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Belchers Lane, Bordesley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 5RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 566 6555
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