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Walsall Studio School – Part-time Teacher of ICT and Digital Technologies (permanent, 10 hrs a week, 1.5 days per week to be agreed with the successful candidate)

 Join our Digital Team 

▪ Do you want to work in a school that champions the digital and creative industries? 

▪ Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity in the field of digital technologies? 

▪ Are you ready to pass on your technical and specialist skills to the next generation of computing and IT industry professionals? 

If you answered ‘yes’ we are looking for you to join our highly successful team at Walsall Studio School. This is a new and exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and deliver the brand-new Level 3 Digital T-Level qualification from September 2021. 

T-Levels are new and exciting technical qualifications that combine classroom learning, in our brand-new Digital Hub, and on the job experience during a unique industry placement. T-Levels help young people to fast track their career and get a head start by ensuring that they are industry ready and equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge and personal attributes to succeed in the diverse range of industry that need ICT/ digital experts. 

Whether you are a qualified teacher looking for your next opportunity or you have industry experience and are keen to develop your skill set and gain your teaching qualifications with us, we want to hear from you. 

Ideally, you will have experience of teaching on a range of Level 2 and 3 computing study programmes. However, we also value industry experience and for the right candidate, training opportunities are available within the school to support those switching from industry or looking for their first teaching post. 

The successful candidate should have experience of working in the following industry areas and/or have the ability to teach some/all of the specialisms listed below: 

  • • Website Development: Client (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and server side (PHP & MySQL) languages. A knowledge of WAMP/ XAMP or USBWebserer 
  • • Software Development: SDLC, models and languages (inc. Python, C++, C#, Java, VB.net) along with appropriate IDEs (Visual Studio 2017 (with mobile emulator), Eclipse, NetBeans) 

The ability to teach the following specialisms is considered highly desirable: 

  • • HCI and multimedia: Knowledge of modern HCI developments as a good understand of multimedia software such as Adobe Creative Cloud applications 
  • • Database Development: with Access and SQL 

You will be expected to strive to maintain good or outstanding success rates in all areas, using innovation within your teaching and assessing, utilising digital platforms and e-learning where appropriate. 

You should be a skilled communicator and have excellent organisational skills. You should be qualified to degree level or equivalent, have a recognised teaching qualification (or be willing to gain your qualifications), and be able to demonstrate a wide range of both academic and practical skills. Having links to employers would also be of great advantage. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to pass on your technical and specialist skills to the next generation of computing and IT industry professionals. 

All applicants interested in this post must complete a letter of application outlining impact, outcomes and outputs achieved to date and planned for, as well as suitability for the role and career aspirations. Please submit to Mrs H Brass, brass.h@tls.merciantrust.org – CVs will not be accepted. 

Salary: Classroom Teachers Main Pay Range

Closing date for applications: Friday 2nd July 2021

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 5th July 2021

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Walsall Studio School – Teacher of Science (19.5 hrs per week)

 Join a team committed to delivering a personalised approach for all students 

Walsall Studio School is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join our team. 

A good knowledge of science with physics as a specialism to raise standards of student attainment and monitor and support student progress. Applicants will have responsibility for an assigned class and be responsible for the day-to-day work and management of the class. 

All applicants must have Qualified Teacher Status and should have a real interest in the 

academic, vocational and pastoral aspects of education and should be committed to working as part of a close-knit, supportive team. 

All applicants interested in this post must complete a letter of application outlining impact, outcomes and outputs achieved to date and planned for, as well as suitability for the role and career aspirations. Please submit to Mrs H Brass, brass.h@tls.merciantrust.org – CVs will not be accepted. 

Salary: Classroom Teachers Main Pay Range

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th June 2021

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 28th June 2021

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Walsall Studio School – Teaching Assistant, SEND Department, Grade 3 – SCP 4 to 6 – Term Time plus 1 week, permanent post (32.5 hrs per week

 Walsall Studio School is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join our team. 

A good knowledge of supporting core subjects (English, Maths and Science) and vocational courses in the creative industries (music, media, performing arts) would be an advantage. We would also love to hear from graduates that our looking to train to become teachers, as we can support routes into achieving qualified teacher status within and across our family of schools. 

This post will require you to work 1:1 with allocated students, small groups and provide support in all educational areas; promoting the inclusion of all students to ensure that they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop. 

All applicants must have a minimum qualification of Grade C/4 in English and Maths at GCSE level and should have a real interest in both the academic, vocational and pastoral aspects of education and should be committed to working as part of a close-knit, supportive team. 

All applicants interested in this post must complete a letter of application outlining impact, outcomes and outputs achieved to date and planned for, as well as suitability for the role and career aspirations. Please submit to Mrs H Brass, brass.h@tls.merciantrust.org – CVs will not be accepted. 

Salary: £14,607 pa to £15,197 pa (pro-rata amount)

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th June 2021

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 28th June 2021

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