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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    13 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

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No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L8 – L11 £50,653 - £54,632

Pay scale

L8 – L11 £50,653 - £54,632

Associate Assistant Headteacher – Faculty of Innovation (Science & Technology) job summary

Are you looking for a challenge; one which will excite you, develop your career and allow you to flourish? Why not join the Fortis Family? We are looking to appoint an innovative, dynamic and enthusiastic Associate Assistant Head Teacher who can engage students and ignite their academic potential. 

The successful candidate will find our students enthusiastic, eager to learn and willing to co-operate. Most importantly, our students will enjoy working with you. You will be joining a friendly, happy, vibrant 11-18 Academy which is highly successful, serving a multi-cultural and diverse community, where your innovation, creativity and passion will be valued and fostered. Support from established and experienced colleagues is available and therefore the post is suitable for a newly qualified teacher or a more experienced teacher wishing to gain further experience. 

Fortis Academy was launched in September 2020 and encompasses a rich and harmonious multicultural community and is committed to the development of all students with many staying on in our highly successful Sixth Form. From September 2022, we are launching our Digital Transformation Strategy, where students will learn by iPad and staff will develop their skills of teaching and learning though Apple Technology as well as in the traditional way. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a progressive and ambitious teacher. You should be: • Passionate about your subject and have an appetite to inspire young people • Driven to ensure excellent student progress for students of all abilities • Hardworking, imaginative and have excellent organisational and time management skills • A dedicated team player who wants to work and engage with colleagues at all levels 

Career opportunities within the Trust are significant. All leaders are supported to excel. There is a bespoke leadership pathway programme, which enables the next stage of professional growth within the group. 

Colleagues within the Trust benefit from: • Access to a full range of courses both in-house and professionally accredited. These courses includes all of the National Professional Qualifications – NPQH, NPQSL, NPQML. • High quality subject and thematic networks across the Trust and the region. • Experienced leadership and subject-specific support. • Guidance from former HMIs and serving Ofsted Inspectors within the Trust. • Access to the Trust’s Teaching School, Research School, Institute of Education and SCITT. • Opportunities to work with different schools within the Trust as a Professional Advocate. • Participating in peer reviews. • Access to a suite of online courses. • Placement projects within our family of schools. 

The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment: • Teachers Pension • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health • Cycle to work scheme • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust. We can offer you: • Students eager for success and keen to co-operate • Supportive parents and carers who value education and support teacher initiatives • A bespoke programme of CPD and Trust-wide opportunities, for NQTs and experienced colleagues • A firm commitment to your well-being and work/life balance

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About Fortis Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1434 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Great Barr Academy is sponsored by Shaw Education Trust. We are based in north Birmingham and have a large, diverse and vibrant community of students. We have a well-established and very successful Sixth Form.

We pride ourselves on our strong ethos which values inclusion, good citizenship, mutual respect and collaboration. We aim to provide a wide range of stimulating opportunities to expand our students’ horizons within an environment in which they feel safe and well cared for and in which they can achieve their best, develop self-confidence and flourish as individuals. We encourage the active participation of parents/carers in their children’s education; only when the school, the child and parents/carers are working together will children excel.

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