Start date: 1 September 2024
Cockshut Hill School
Telephone number: 0121 289 5900
Summit Learning Trust Mission Statement
Success through Endeavour
Ambition through Challenge
Strength through Diversity
Are you an enthusiastic teacher looking for a new and exciting challenge?
The successful candidates will have the ability to inspire learners to achieve excellent results. Our friendly, thriving, and supportive teams believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. You should be able to teach Art across the ability range for KS3 and KS4.
Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers and ECTs.
For a full description of the role and person specification, please visit our Website
About our school
Cockshut Hill School (rated Good with Outstanding features in our recent Ofsted inspection) is part of the Summit Learning Trust comprising Cockshut Hill, Lyndon School, Ninestiles, an Academy, four primary schools and the Solihull Sixth Form College. Our trust’s Professional Learning Institute offers all of our staff opportunities to collaborate with great educators from across our sector. Our school provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each and every individual. We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults in the future. We have a very reflective teaching staff body who welcome feedback from parents, carers and students to secure the needs of all learners. We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos. There is a strong culture of safeguarding and staff work positively with the leadership team to ensure students are kept safe.
This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning - our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.
Why work for us?
We offer a range of wellbeing and work-life balance benefits to recognise and reward the essential contributions our colleagues make to our success and growth. These include access to:
- employee assistance programme
- high quality training and support in and across academies enabling career progression
- wellbeing Advocates
- lifestyle benefits and discount schemes, including gym discounts and cycle to work scheme
- health Protection Scheme alongside Flu Jab and Eyecare Vouchers
- generous employer pension schemes
Interviews to be held on 28th February 2024
We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Summit Learning Trust is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.
We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all colleagues to share this commitment. Our policy is available to view here.
Please visit our website
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.
Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.