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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

You are warmly invited to apply for the post of Lead Practitioner of Science within the King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham. We are seeking an enthusiastic, committed and passionate practitioner to take a leading role and support the Faculty Leader in improving the standards of teaching and learning within the faculty. The role will specifically focus on leading Science at KS3 to ensure there are high levels of pupil attainment and progress. The successful candidate will have a passion for curriculum development and implementation, have excellent subject knowledge and be able to inspire and motivate pupils through exceptional teaching practice. The role will include teaching at both Ks3 and Ks4 and will incorporate all three disciplines (Biology, Chemistry and Physics). This is an exciting opportunity for a talented teacher to take the next step in their professional development and join a supportive, collaborative and ambitious school community.

What the school offers its staff

King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy is located in South West Birmingham. The academy is rapidly improving and continuing to benefit from having joined King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham which has led to investment across the academy, including the availability of cutting-edge technology in each classroom. King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy is proud to be part of The Schools of King Edward VI Birmingham which supports its schools, faculties/departments and individual staff to work collaboratively. The successful candidate will benefit from a wide range of professional development opportunities encompassing the potential to experience schools across the Foundation and to pursue professional qualifications. There will be opportunities to collaborate with other schools and to benefit from their expertise and resources.

Our expectations and aspirations

King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy has the highest aspirations and expectations for all members of its community. As a member of staff, you will be valued, challenged and supported in making a difference to the lives of our young people. We expect the same of our pupils. We demand courtesy, endeavour and resilience from all of our pupils and the support of their parents and carers.

We are exceptionally proud of our academy and our young people and would encourage interested applicants to come and spend some time with the leadership team to understand our shared vision, have a look around and experience what life is like as part of our community.

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About King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
386 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0121 464 9901

Arranging a visit to King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email e.wills@bwa.kevibham.org.

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