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Job details

Job details
Employer Q3 Academy Great Barr
Location Sandwell
Salary MPR/UPR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

The role

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious teacher of Technology (KS3-KS5), with subjects to include Design Technology (Product Design) and ICT.

This role provides an excellent opportunity to work in a state of the art Academy, with excellent DT and ICT facilities. The Design Technology department enjoy fantastic workshop environments, design and computer suites which compliments the host of CAM equipment. This includes large scale laser cutters, 3D printers and CNC routers. We utilise these new technologies alongside more traditional fabrication methods in numerous projects with all years, especially GCSE and A-Level students. 

The Academy uses a variety of media and ICT based devices to enable students to produce assignments and research topics.  

The department also benefits from an amazing Food Technology teaching area that is equipped with specialist work surfaces, blast chiller and gas/electric cookers. Our fantastic facilities help maximise the opportunities for all of our students at Q3 Academy.  

Some of our staff and students also had the opportunity to appear in the "Get into Teaching" advertisements whilst filming has taken place at both our Great Barr and Langley sites.

We are seeking applications from candidates who:

  • Can demonstrate the skills and determination to be an outstanding teacher;
  • Have enthusiasm, energy and vision;
  • Are passionate about their subject;
  • Demonstrate innovative ideas for teaching and learning and classroom management skills;
  • Have a commitment to help young people succeed;
  • Have a willingness to teach A-Level. 

Why should you work with us?

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

  • Work laptop; 
  • Comprehensive CPD; 
  • Annual attendance allowance (financial reward for 100% attendance, per term);
  • Complimentary tea and coffee;  
  • Complimentary membership of Q3 Gym; 
  • Fun & interesting weekly staff incentives (weekly prizes, surprises and rewards following the previous week);
  • Free parking.

Academy ethos

If you are determined to make a difference to the life chances of young people by raising standards, expectations and achievement, you share our passion.

We want every child to feel happy and excited about coming to our Academy. We want our students to return home telling their families of the memorable exciting lessons they have enjoyed.  

What they say about us..

In January 2017, Ofsted said we continued to be a Good School. They reported "Relationships between teachers and pupils are extremely strong and this means that in lessons, pupils work hard, showing respect for one another and their teachers".

Application process

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

Closing date for applications: midday on Monday 26th June 2017.

Informal visits to the Academy are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact HR to arrange this.

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 Academies Trust, Wilderness Lane, Great Barr, Birmingham, B43 7SD 

Locations and contacts

Wilderness Lane
Great Barr
West Midlands
B43 7SD
United Kingdom