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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

1 Skills/Abilities

1.1 The ability to organise, plan and prepare schemes of work and structured lessons, providing for individual differences.

1.2 An empathy with young people and a willingness to work hard to motivate and encourage them in developing a love of the subject.

1.3 The ability to organise and teach lessons with flair and imagination.

1.4 An ability to communicate effectively with parents, pupils and other staff to produce written and verbal reports as required.

1.5 An ability to incorporate a variety of teaching and learning styles into teaching and to be keen to take advantage of Science practical resources and I.T. facilities in the school.

1.6 The enthusiasm to take part in whole school issues, policies and activities.

2 Knowledge and Understanding

2.1 An appropriate qualification and background in Physical Education / Science. All applicants must possess QTS. ( QTS pending if currently on PGCE)

2.2 An appropriate understanding of the standards required by the National Curriculum, GCSE, and other KS4 courses, and the ability to assess pupils against these.

2.3 High standards of expectation of all pupils.

3 Work related circumstances

3.1 Applicants should be able to demonstrate a good health and attendance record.

3.2 Applicants should have good personal organisational skills.

3.3 Applicants must be able to contribute to the development work of the department.

3.4. There must be a commitment to implement school policy on matters relating to pupils, guidance, welfare, school rules, etc.

3.5 All work is done in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Policy of the school and of the Manchester City Council.

3.6. Willingness to consent to and apply for an enhanced disclosure: a willingness to abide by GDPR requirements.

What the school offers its staff

Staff wellbeing is incredibly important to us at Burnage Academy for Boys. Staff here enjoy a range of benefits, including:

- Wellbeing days (one per term for teachers) in order to support staff mental health and work life balance.

- Access to counselling, financial, legal and personal advice provided through either our free Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, including confidential 24-hour support.

- Supportive appraisal process, led by the appraisee and CPD-focused.

- A comprehensive in-school mentoring programme for PGCE, ITT and ECTs.

- Access to final salary pension scheme.

- All Staff Christmas Shopping Day.

- EV Car Leasing and Cycle to Work schemes, through a salary sacrifice programme.

- Access to BAFB Employee Benefits Platform, giving discount at a range of shops and supermarkets (both online and in-store).

- Discounted gym memberships.

"...members of staff who shared their opinions with inspectors indicated that their morale is high." (Ofsted, 2018)

What colleagues say

We care about our team and carry out regular staff surveys to collect feedback on wellbeing with an aim to continually improve our offer dependent on the needs of the workforce.

What does the school do well to help you manage the demands of your job role?

“Leadership and staff are very supportive of my personal needs.”

“Emotional support is great when you need it. Work life balance is also understood well.”

“I know I can always turn to either my line managers or senior leadership for support... I feel appreciated and it helps me keep a positive attitude.”

“The school provides a variety of resources and good facilities to help with the demands of the job.”

“Everybody is incredibly supportive, I never really feel like I'm on my own.”

“My line manager is very approachable and supportive.”

Commitment to safeguarding

Burnage Academy for Boys is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. The posts are subject to pre-employment and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.
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About Burnage Academy for Boys

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
947 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0161 432 1527

Secondary Boys - an inclusive school where students, staff and families all work together to ensure that boys will be the best they can be

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