We are seeking an inspirational teacher who is committed to raising the attainment and aspirations of our students. In return you will join a first class staff team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career.
Merchants’ Academy is a 3-18 Academy sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol. This is an exciting time to join us as the Academy grows and standards rise. The Academy is well resourced and staff and their development is a priority. Applications are invited from high quality candidates to join an exciting and committed Maths Department at Merchants’ Academy.
Why work with Merchants Academy?
WELLBEING HEALTH CASH PLAN - A valuable Health Cash Plan that provides cover for routine healthcare such as dental check ups, eye tests, physiotherapy, and specialist consultations. Benefits for children of employees up to the age of 18 are included free EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME - The EAP offers cover for employees and their immediate family members residing at the same address, including children in full-time education
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT - First class training and development opportunities are provided within the Trust
HIGHER DEGREE SUPPORT FUNDING - Significant contribution to the funding of Master’s Degrees at the University of Bristol by the Trust and the University of Bristol as our sponsors
RESEARCH PRACTITIONER BURSARIES - Awards of up to £1,000 per project, for staff to undertake in-house research that would benefit the Academy
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - 10 Professional Learning days per year
FREE LUNCHES - A free lunch is provided every day to any member of staff who performs at least one lunchtime duty a week
FREE USE OF THE GYM AT THE SPORT CENTRE - use the gym free of charge and get subsidised prices for the many classes available
CHILDCARE VOUCHERS - Participation in the Childcare Voucher Scheme, free of tax and national insurance
BICYCLE PURCHASE LOANS - After having successfully passed the probationary period employees are eligible to request a Bicycle Purchase loan up to the value of £1,000 through the ‘Cycle to Work’ scheme
ICT LOANS - A loan repayable over a 2 year period as part of a Salary Sacrifice scheme RETAIL DISCOUNTS – An extensive range of free goods/services and discounts available to staff
PROFESSIONAL INTRODUCTION INCENTIVE - Payable following the successful completion of the probationary period of the new member of staff to the member of staff who made the introduction
RELOCATION SUPPORT - An interest free loan to staff who are relocating repayable over 2 years up to £5,000 or the equivalent of 2 month’s salary
Candidates for this post should be:
- inspiring and able to motivate and challenge students to make rapid progress.
- able to establish strong relationships and have excellent interpersonal skills.
- bold, optimistic and tenacious in setting and achieving high standards.
Closing date: 12.00 Monday 29th January 2018.
Merchants’ Academy is part of Venturers Trust and is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.