Birmingham City Council

Teacher of Physical Education

Aston Manor Academy
19 Nov 2021
29 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
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Teacher of Physical Education


Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Fixed term till 31 August 2022

Aston Manor Academy

Phillips Street


B6 4PZ

Telephone Number: 0121 359 8108

Email Address:

Job Start Date: January 2022

Aston Manor Academy are seeking to appoint a well-qualified innovative and enthusiastic Teacher of PE. The successful candidate will first and foremost be an excellent practitioner of core physical education, who has enthusiasm for their subject, is able to motivate and inspire students and will further support the high achievements of the department. The ability and/or experience to teach BTEC Sport Level 3 is desirable but not essential. This role is suitable for experienced or early career teacher (ECT).

Equitas Academies Trust was formed in September 2012 and incorporates Aston Manor Academy (Secondary) and Chilwell Croft Academy (Primary). Both Academies are happy, exciting and inspiring learning environments for their children who are from a vibrant mix of cultures. The staff and Trustees have a great sense of pride in their schools and care passionately about the pupils they serve. We are consistently in the top 15% of schools nationally for achievement.

Aston Manor Academy serves a culturally diverse and economically disadvantaged catchment area yet year on year produces excellent results for its very deserving student’s. We firmly believe that one of the key hallmarks of Aston Manor Academy is the positive, friendly and supportive ethos which enables all of our students to make progress, both

academically and in their personal development. In our last Ofsted inspection (June 2017) we were judged to be Outstanding in all areas. In addition, our Sixth Form is rated one of the best for progress in Birmingham!

As an employer, Equitas Academies Trust offers:

• a supportive and nurturing working environment

• a commitment to CPD opportunities, including support for ECTs under the Early Career Teacher (ECT) framework.

• employee wellbeing benefits including access to a bus pass scheme and a cycle to work scheme

• employer contributions to Local Government Pensions Scheme (support staff) or Teacher Pensions Scheme (teaching staff)

• pay progression centred around a robust performance management process

• an inclusive and caring ethos.

We pride ourselves on hosting an environment focused on improving the lives of our students, as well as supporting the fantastic team who dedicate themselves to teach every single day. This is an opportunity to really make a difference and enjoy a varied, challenging and ultimately rewarding role.

Closing Date: 29 November 2021, 12 midday

If you would like to apply, you can find an application form the Job Description / Person Specification from the school website or can be downloaded here

We would welcome visits to Aston Manor Academy prior to the closing date or alternatively, delighted to answer any questions you may have. To arrange a visit, please contact the

HR Department on 0121 359 8108 or via email at:

Interviews will take place W/C 6th December

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff 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.

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.

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