Information for Prospective Applicants for Teaching Posts

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Current Vacancies

Learning Support Assistant – Application Deadline is: Open

Salary: £16,596 (term time only).

Science Technician – Application Deadline is: Friday 19 November 2021

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to take on the role of Science Technician within our dynamic Science Department. The role will be to provide practical and technical support for teaching and learning across our 10 laboratories, including the preparation of materials, setting up of equipment for class practical sessions and maintaining equipment for use. Science qualifications at Level 3 and / or previous knowledge/experience of working within a laboratory environment is desirable. Training and support will be provided by our two existing, highly skilled and experienced, technicians.

Start date: January 2022 (or sooner).  Salary: £16,596 per annum (term time only); 37.5 hours per week, 190 days per year, plus 10 professional development days.

Learning Support Assistant Apprenticeship – Application Deadline is: Open

A great opportunity for someone to develop a career in education. Walsall Academy are looking for a Teaching Assistant. Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week £4.63 per hour.

Cleaner – Application Deadline is: Open

Start date for this post will be as soon as possible. Hourly rate of pay will be £8.91; 3:15pm-6:15pm Monday-Friday. 190 days per year, plus 10 professional development days.

To apply for the vacancies above, please download the relevant application and monitoring form below and send to Mrs Turnbull via

Our Recruitment and Selection Policy is available here:-

Walsall Academy, in partnership with West Midlands Consortium, train teachers via a variety of routes. We are enrolling for 2021.

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computing

Trainees of shortage subjects may be able to receive a tax free bursary of £24,000.

Those eligible, can apply for a scholarships of £26,000 in chemistry, computing, maths and physics. Scholarships also come with a package of additional benefits from the appropriate professional body. Trainees cannot receive both a scholarship and a bursary.

English, History, Geography, Biology, Languages

Trainees can earn around £18,000 per year with training fees paid by Walsall Academy.

For more information about Train to Teach, please contact Mrs S Charalambous, Professional Tutor at and visit the Train to Teach website.

View the Information for Prospective Applicants here.