Teacher of Design and Technology, Sandwell

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Q3 Academy LangleySandwell

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR (plus TLR for the right candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The role

Q3 Academy Langley opened its doors in September 2016, becoming the first brand-new secondary education provider in Sandwell in a decade. We are looking to add to our fantastic team of dedicated, hard-working colleagues, who contribute to a wonderful culture of work.

Our curriculum model is focused primarily on the EBacc subjects, forming our Core. Additionally, we have a project-based, cross-curricular provision (Horizon, Innov8 and Cloud 9) that develops student learning both academically and holistically. Because of this innovative model, there is a minimal strain in terms of lesson planning, leaving time to hone learning and the art of teaching.

As we approach our fourth year, we are looking to appoint a Learning Consultant (teacher) of Design and Technology (Resistant Materials and Food Technology), who is dedicated, hard-working and looking to add value to an exceptional team. The split in terms of lessons delivered will be discussed with the successful candidate at interview. 

At Q3 Academy Langley, we have the absolute highest expectations of behaviour and politeness from our students, and have several procedures that support and reinforce these ideals. We expect the successful candidate to comply with such procedures, understanding that when an Academy rows together, students can learn in a safe and consistent environment. In July 2018, we were delighted to have been one of the first schools nationally to have been awarded the prestigious Schools of Character award, reflecting our commitment to developing young people beyond the classroom.

We seek applications from candidates who: 

· Can demonstrate the ability or the determination and potential to be an outstanding learning practitioner; 

· Have excellent subject knowledge, and a passion to help young people learn; 

· Understand the importance of following set procedures in terms of Behaviour for Learning, and are willing to enforce rigorous expectations; 

· Have a strong passion for their subject, and enjoy dialogue and discourse relating to their subject, and teaching and learning as a whole; 

· Can demonstrate their willingness to be a team player, and work with an Academy that will support them fully; 

· Believe that a full, inclusive curriculum and Academy starts with a positive attitude towards students. 

Why you should work with us?

Your dedication & commitment is not only recognised, but highly rewarded; 

· Work laptop or tablet; 

· Comprehensive CPD; 

· Opportunities for rapid progression across a growing Academies Trust;

· Complimentary tea and coffee; 

· Fun & interesting weekly staff incentives (weekly prizes, surprises and rewards following the previous week); 

· Free parking; 

· Complimentary breakfast and lunch (Family Breakfast and Family Lunch is shared with students, who serve one another); 

· The opportunity to work with a kind, collaborative and fun team of colleagues. 

Academy ethos 

Our Academy ethos stems from the Latin ‘Quarere’, meaning ‘to seek’. We stand for three high ideals – to seek that which is good, that which is right, and that which is true. If you share our belief that these ideals are a tremendous foundation on which to build young people’s educational experience, with the hope that our students will feel delighted coming to the Academy, then you share our vision. 

Application process 

Please click 'Apply Now' and once fully completed, submit your application. 

Closing date for applications: 8:00 am on Wednesday 26th February 2020.

Informal visits to the Academy are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Peter Lee, Head of School to arrange this - PLee@q3langley.org.uk

Interview date to be confirmed.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. To assess the suitability of the candidate, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS), satisfactory employment references, as well as identification and qualification, prohibition and barred list checks which will be required before commencing duties. 

Q3 Langley

Moat Road 


B68 8ED 

0121 516 7070 ext 1546

More about Q3 Academy Langley
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Moat Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 8ED, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 358 6186
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