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  • Start date details

    Monday 5th June 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

History

Working pattern

Full time: full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS1 – UPS3 £28,000 - £43,685 FTE

Pay scale

MPS1 – UPS3 £28,000 - £43,685 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and professional Teacher of History to join our innovative and enthusiastic Humanities Faculty. The successful candidate will be able to teach History across KS3, 4 & 5 and have a passion for sharing their knowledge with students, as well as the ability to deliver high quality lessons with a focus on progress and enrichment for our pupils. An ability and willingness to teach across the Humanities faculty would be desirable.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Professional, creative, flexible and innovative with the drive and determination to successfully contribute to whole school improvement
  • A dedicated team player who develops excellent relationships with learners and colleagues
  • An individual who communicates clear expectations, leads by example and always promotes positive behaviour for learning
  • Willing to fully support and always uphold the policies and positive ethos of the school
  • Willing to participate in personal continued professional development

Fortis Academy is a very large 11-18 academy serving a local area of high-density housing in Birmingham’s outer suburbs. The Academy is the largest employer in the ward, with over 200 employees. It is part of the North Area Network of schools, one of six network regions in the city. The setting is uniquely split into a Foundation Academy and Senior Academy.

Fortis Academy’s vision is Enriching Lives. This is underpinned by the values of Character, Resilience and Aspiration. Our curriculum centres around three key areas; a rich and ambitious knowledge-based academic curriculum, a continuous attention to physical and mental well-being, with increasing use of 21st century technologies to support improved outcomes. We believe this combination will help our students lead confident, healthy, and fulfilled lives as adults and be ready for the world of work.

What the school offers its staff

SHAW EDUCATION TRUST was founded in 1982 and is sponsored by Shaw Trust and is a growing group of dynamically awesome academies providing education to children of all ages and abilities. Staff across our team of schools are dedicated to ensuring that every child has the opportunity to be successful, whatever their starting point in life. Unlike other MATs, we don’t enforce a curriculum for all our schools to follow. Instead, we support each individual school to offer a programme that enables our students to deepen their knowledge, develop their skills, sparks their imagination and fires their curiosity.

The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your Teaching or Support Staff employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (Support Staff) / Teachers Pension (Teaching Staff)
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

Colleagues within the Trust benefit from

  • Access to a full range of courses both in-house and professionally accredited. These courses include all of the National Professional Qualifications – NPQH, NPQSL, NPQML.
  • High quality subject and thematic networks across the Trust and the region.
  • Experienced leadership and subject-specific support.
  • Guidance from former HMIs and serving Ofsted Inspectors within the Trust.
  • Access to the Trust’s Teaching School, Research School, Institute of Education and SCITT.
  • Opportunities to work with different schools within the Trust as a Professional Advocate.
  • Participating in peer reviews.
  • Access to a suite of online courses.
  • Placement projects within our family of schools.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Fortis Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1434 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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.

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