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  • Start date details

    January 2024 (or earlier for a suitable candidate)

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Drama, English

Working pattern

Full time: Full time 32.5 hours (part time would also be considered)

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS1 - UPS3

Additional allowances

A management responsibility for Head of House is available for interested candidates (TLR 3.8 currently £2,442pa with annual review)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a permanent teacher of English to teach in this selective 11-18 Grammar School for Boys. The successful applicant will be required to teach English from KS3 – KS5 and the ability to teach KS3 Drama would be an advantage but not a requirement. We currently have a Head of House vacancy as outlined above. This may be of interest to candidates looking for promotional opportunities in pastoral care. Applications are welcome from teachers at any stage in their career including ECT and RQT.

As a grammar school, we are privileged to work with able learners with a thirst for knowledge. However, it is equally important to note that successful applicants would join a school with kindness and integrity at the heart of our values system. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and inclusive school in which you can develop the love for your subject and share it with keen learners. Further benefits of working at Aston include a tailored CPD programme, opportunities for secondment with the MAT, an excellent free fitness studio and inspirational colleagues who share a passion for teaching. If you have any questions or would like to visit the school before submitting an application please do not hesitate to contact us on 0121 327 1130 or vacancies@keaston.bham.sch.uk

What the school offers its staff

The salary will be paid on the main professional scale (M1-UPS3).

A management responsibility for a Head of House vacancy is also available for interested candidates and this may be of interest to candidates looking for promotional opportunities in pastoral care (TLR 3.8 currently £2,442pa with annual review)

English is a successful department at King Edward VI Aston School where colleagues teach in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

  • There are four rooms dedicated to English teaching – each is equipped with an electronic whiteboard.

  • All pupils are entered for a GCSE English Language & English Literature with the AQA syllabus being followed for both. For A-Level, the AQA syllabus is also followed.
  • External examination results are generally strong – the average GCSE grade is close to 7 and results at A-Level are outstanding with 33.3% achieving A*-A in 2023 and the cohort attaining a B grade average.
  • Extra curricular activities are an important feature of the department’s work. Colleagues where the timetable permits are given the opportunity to deliver courses in the KS4 enrichment programme and undertake the role of Extended Project Qualification tutor. Visits to the theatre take place and the department leads on the school’s public speaking competition.
  • We are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic teacher who enjoys working as a member of a team and is constantly seeking ways in which they can improve on their current practice.

  • Commitment to safeguarding

    King Edward VI Aston School is one of the six King Edward VI Grammar Schools in Birmingham and a member of the King Edward VI MAT.

    The school is committed to safeguarding the wellbeing of its students and the successful candidate will be required to undertake DBS and Prohibition checks.

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    About King Edward VI Aston School

    School type
    Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
    Education phase
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    School size
    1001 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 18
    Phone number
    01213271130

    King Edward VI Aston School is one of the six King Edward VI Grammar Schools in Birmingham and a member of the King Edward VI MAT.

    The school is committed to safeguarding the well being of its students and successful candidates will be required to undertake DBS and Prohibition checks.

    Arranging a visit to King Edward VI Aston School

    To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@keaston.bham.sch.uk.

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