Teacher of Design and Technology - Sandwell Academy

Area: Technology (Teaching)
Management Level: General Teaching
Closing date for applications: N/A

Position Description

Teacher of Design and Technology

MPS/UPS - ECT's are welcome to apply
Required from April 2024 (or sooner if possible)

  • Do you want to work in an Outstanding school that puts its children at the heart of everything it does, making a difference to their lives every day?
  • Do you want to work in a forward-thinking school with a progressive outlook on research-based practice?
  • Do you want to work in a dynamic school that provides exceptional professional development opportunities for all staff?
  • Do you want to work in a well-equipped school that has premier facilities and learning environments?
  • Do you want to work in an ambitious school that nurtures excellent talent, and is part of a trust with many opportunities for progression?

Sandwell Academy could be for you

Sandwell Academy is one of the top performing schools in the region. Every year over a thousand students apply to join the Academy in Year 7, while year on year our sixth form is heavily oversubscribed.  We place a real emphasis on developing the whole child, with outstanding enrichment and extracurricular opportunities providing a broad experience for our students.

We have been ranked Outstanding by Ofsted three times in a row; we are an Academy where the culture of celebrating success in all its forms is at the heart of what we do.  Giving the best possible education to our students is our core purpose, and developing our highly talented staff is the way that we do this.

At Sandwell Academy we value colleagues at every stage of their career.  If you are entering the profession, we offer a bespoke ECT programme that puts your needs first; to more experienced staff we provide the conditions for you to flourish and to take charge of your own professional development.

Due to continued growth we are now seeking a Teacher of Design Technology to join our team from January 2024.


  • Salaries are competitive
  • Successful candidates are eligible for performance related pay linked to Academy policy in addition to their salary.
  • Staff enjoy working in state-of-the-art facilities, with a calm positive and respectful environment.
  • Staff are given an 80% teaching commitment, allowing them time to develop excellent lessons.
  • Up to 10 days per year are allocated for professional development.
  • A modern fitness centre is available for staff use free of charge.

For more information, and to request an application pack, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education on

T: 07921583731

E: sandwellacademy@hays.com

Closing date: midday on Friday 24th November 2023.

Please also see our recruitment site for more information about working at Sandwell Academy:


Sandwell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered.


School Contact Details

Miss M Brookes
Sandwell Academy
Halfords Lane
West Bromwich
West Midlands
B71 4LG
Tel: 0121 525 1700
Email: recruitment@sandwellacademy.com
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