English is one of our most successful departments. Outstanding teaching, team spirit, a shared love of language and literature, a real commitment to our pupils' progress; these qualities bind our team together and deliver excellent student outcomes.
In recent years, our English Department has been singled out for recognition. You will be joining a very strong, creative, motivated and successful team in which high quality teaching and learning is always at the top of the agenda.
The majority of our team started with us as NQTs, the Director and Assistant Director and all of the TLR holders included, so this is clearly a place where people choose to stay and develop their careers.
At KS5, we offer A Levels in English Literature, English Language/Literature and Media Studies.
Essential educational requirements
A good degree in English or a related subject
Secondary Qualified Teacher Status.
Essential skills and experience
NQT through to experienced teacher.
About Great Barr Academy
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.
- Aldridge Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B44 8NU
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