Hours: Full time
Contract type: Fixed term for 12 months
King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy
Telephone number: 0121 554 8122
Email address: email@example.com
Required January 2024 ideally
We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Science to join our successful and ambitious Science faculty ideally from January 2024 for maternity cover for 12 months fixed term contract. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right person to work in a faculty with highly dedicated staff and motivated students. We are looking for a teacher who is enthusiastic, ambitious and who can promote high expectations within the Science faculty and throughout the Academy as a whole. Candidates must be able to teach across all specialisms at Key Stage 3 and 4.
The successful candidate will be fully supported in their career and professional development through a vast programme of CPD provided by the academy.
King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy is an 11-18 comprehensive school in the north-west of Birmingham.
Our student intake is from a variety of ethnic backgrounds, making for a very harmonious and happy school. We truly believe that high aspirations can transform the life chances of our students; underpinned by our drive to develop in our students the universal values of Scholarship, Character, and Community.
About the Trust:
The King Edward VI Foundation, Birmingham, is a progressive charitable organisation which has supported excellence in education across the City since 1552. Our schools are diverse in nature but have a common purpose and commitment to achieving our mission of “making Birmingham the best place to be educated in the UK”.
Our Academy Trust currently consists of two independent schools, six selective, and five non selective academies. Our recent expansion into a wider diversity of local communities is enabling us to accelerate our strategies for improving the life chances of young people in Birmingham, whatever their background.
The King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham (“the Academy Trust”) was established in 2017 and is made up of the academies outlined above. The academies receive back office central support services including governance, from the Foundation Office (a central support services function), with several staff being seconded from the Foundation to deliver support services to the Academy Trust and the academies themselves.
Our highly focused five-year strategy aims to build on our existing strengths and heritage and deliver our ambitious growth strategy which aims to bring in a further five academies over the next five years.
Closing date: 4 December 2023, 9:30am
Please apply online
Applications can only be considered if they are on an Academy Trust application form. Completed application forms to be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org. Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
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.