Science Teacher Small Heath Leadership Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands

Job description

Do you have what it takes to nurture today’s young people and inspire tomorrow’s leaders? Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to lead and deliver outstanding learning and teaching to young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, becoming a Star leader might just be the best career move you ever make.

About Small Heath Leadership Academy
Small Heath Leadership Academy in Birmingham is a secondary school for 11 to 18 year olds. We joined Star Academies in 2018 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism.
We are a rapidly improving school with high ambitions and expectations for all of our pupils. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

Who we’re looking for
We’re looking for an outstanding teacher with a proven track record of success and raising pupil outcomes. As a Star teacher, you’ll join the Star Academies family, a high-performing and supportive network of primary and secondary schools with some of the best teachers in education.
The successful candidate will have the ability to deliver quality teaching that drives achievement and inspires a love of learning. You will be able to demonstrate experience of achieving positive outcomes for pupils, as well as being passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people. As a committed team player, you will have excellent organisational skills and the natural ability to motivate both pupils and peers.
You will have:
• A degree-level qualification and Qualified Teacher Status
• The ability to teach to GCSE standard
• Experience of sustained delivery of outstanding attainment and achievement
• Experience of innovation and creativity to engage, enthuse and progress learners.

About Star Academies
Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 20 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.
Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

Find out more
Please download the job description and person specification for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 0121 464 7997.

Key Dates
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2019 at midnight
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Proposed Start Date: To be confirmed

Our Commitment
Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.
We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Essential educational requirements

A degree (2ii or above) in relevant subject.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status.
Middle Management qualification

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of Continuous Professional Development.

Employee benefits

1. Competitive Salaries
2. Pension Scheme
3. National Terms and Conditions
4. Simply Health
5. Cycle to work scheme


About Small Heath Leadership Academy

Small Heath Leadership Academy in Birmingham is a 1200 place, 11-18 secondary school and sixth form. Small Heath joined the Trust on 1 January 2018. Like all Star schools, it has “Leadership” as a specialism.

Address
Muntz Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B10 9RX
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy