Teacher of English

Q3 Academy Great Barr, Birmingham, West Midlands, B43 7SD

Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

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Teacher of English job summary

We are seeking a self-motivated, creative and inspiring teacher who has experience in curriculum planning and delivery of English across Key Stages 3-4 with an experience of Key Stage 5 being desirable, but not necessary. You will be an outstanding teacher who is passionate about your subject and able to inspire and motivate students to learn, and collaborate with other teachers in the delivery of an engaging curriculum.

The successful candidate will be joining one of our consistently high achieving subject areas, which continues to be a popular choice with students as one of their A Levels.

The Academy is looking for someone who has:
• Excellent subject knowledge in English;
• A track record of inspiring students in English, enabling them to achieve outstanding results;
• Inspiring and creative ideas to make English accessible to a range of abilities;
• The ability to understand and work with assessment data to monitor and intervene as appropriate with students;
Some experience in teaching A Level English is desirable but not necessary.

Your key responsibilities will include:
• Teaching English across Key Stages 3-5;
• Working with others to improve outcomes and life chances for every learner in each teaching group benchmarked against national criteria and data;
• Delivering, planning and preparing lessons in accordance with the planned curriculum;
• Contribution to curriculum design within English and Whole-Academy Literacy;
• Working as part of a team that ensures creative and innovative learning and teaching occurs in every lesson;
• Being a Form Tutor.

Q3 is part of the Mercian Academy Trust, one of nine schools across Sandwell and Walsall, which is committed to staff development opportunities and ongoing training.

Details of this post are also available by visiting our website at www.q3academy.org.uk

Application process:
Please click 'Apply Now' and once fully completed, please submit your application.
CVs alone are not accepted unless you have a disability that makes it difficult to complete an application form.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement of this role.

Please note that you may be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 28 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

The Mercian Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

Applying for the job

Please apply using the application form attached to this advert.
CVs alone are not accepted unless you have a disability that makes it difficult to complete an application form.

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Q3 Academy Great Barr

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1133 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
0121 358 6186

Q3 Academy, Great Barr is a highly successful, oversubscribed Academy located in Great Barr, committed to raising achievement and curriculum innovation. Our GCSE and A Level headline results continue to be among the best in Sandwell, and this success is underpinned by a relentless focus on raising standards, developing the whole child and improving the quality of teaching and learning.

Arranging a visit to Q3 Academy Great Barr

To arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Sharon Baker (HR Administrator) at the Academy.

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