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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Leadership of Teaching and Learning

  • Fully prepare all lessons, following departmental schemes of work and medium plans, ensuring effective teaching of whole classes, groups and individuals to achieve agreed outcomes.
  • Ensure that Teaching Assistants/Mentors are fully involved in your lessons, so they can have maximum impact on supporting student progress.

  • Ensure that the development of literacy is at the forefront of your lessons. Developing skills in numeracy, careers, RSHE and IT are also essential where the curriculum allows

  • Ensure that all work is adapted so that there are supportive mechanisms in place for SEND pupils, challenging tasks for more able pupils and each child is treated as an individual.
  • Use a variety of strategies to assess student progress in lessons and use this information to adjust future planning and assessment
  • Make effective use of IT to engage and motivate students and promote independent learning within your subject.
  • Take responsibility for all resources within your classroom and ensure any books / equipment given to students are returned in a reasonable state.
  • Attend departmental and whole school meetings as required
  • Contribute fully to the Departmental Improvement Plan (DIP) and the development of schemes of work, medium term plans and other resources as directed to by the Head of Department
  • Keep abreast of changes within your subject area and within educational research in general
  • Comply with Health and Safety procedures at all times and ensure risk assessments are documented as and when required.

Pupil Development and Well-being

  • Ensure that you apply the Academy’s Positive Discipline for Learning Policy at all times both inside and outside the classroom
  • Set high expectations for student behaviour, take responsibility for the behaviour of students in your lessons and seek support with any students causing concern.
  • Utilise rewards to promote positive attitudes and apply sanctions as and when necessary
  • Refer any safeguarding concerns regarding a student to the Designated Safeguarding Lead and implement any other policies that support the well-being of the students.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Use the departmental feedback policy to guide students in their learning and support their progress.
  • Set home learning in line with departmental expectations that consolidates learning or develops a deeper understanding.
  • Monitor and track pupil progress by keeping records in line with departmental expectations to meet the requirements of the school’s assessment cycle and to inform teaching.
  • Attend Parents evenings to ensure students / parents know what level they are working at and what they need to do to improve.

Form Tutor Responsibilities

  • Ensure the welfare of all students within your form group.
  • Liaise with your Head of Year regarding any students who may give rise to concern.
  • Use the rewards system to promote positive attitudes to school / learning.
  • Monitor student behaviour through the student planner and support students who are not meeting the school’s behaviour expectations.
  • Promote good attendance and punctuality and make use of the systems in place to support this.
  • Liaise with parents of students in your form over any matters of concern having discussed with HOY first.
  • Follow the personal development curriculum in form time to support the personal development of your students.
  • Deliver RSHE lessons at KS3,4 or 5 if the timetable permits and deliver lessons in line with the expectations stated above.

  • Attend all pastoral meetings / Form Tutor briefings as required.

Other duties/expectations

  • Carry out before school, break and lunch duties in line with the annual rota.
  • Supervise the student Support Room as required and if timetable permits.
  • Actively engage in your own personal and professional development.

What the school offers its staff

  • A supportive and nurturing working environment
  • A commitment to CPD opportunities
  • Employee wellbeing benefits including access to a Voluntary Health Care Cash Plan, access to BHSF Connect, a cycle to work scheme and an Electric Vehicle Scheme (Octopus EV)
  • Employer contributions to Local Government Pensions Scheme (support staff) or Teacher Pensions Scheme (teaching staff)
  • Pay progression centred around a robust performance management process
  • An inclusive and caring ethos.

Commitment to safeguarding

Equitas Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all pre-employment checks necessary to meet safer recruitment requirements, including a satisfactory enhanced DBS check, right to work check, online search and references.

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About Aston Manor Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
978 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Aston Manor Academy serves a culturally diverse and economically disadvantaged catchment area yet year on year produces excellent results for its very deserving students. We firmly believe that one of the key hallmarks of Aston Manor Academy is the positive, friendly and supportive ethos which enables all of our students to make progress, both academically and in their personal development. In our last Ofsted inspection (June 2017) we were judged to be Outstanding in all areas. In addition, our Sixth Form is one of the best in Birmingham for attainment and progress!
As part of Equitas Academies Trust, Aston Manor Academy lives and breathes by the values of:
All different: All equal: All achieving.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@equitasacademiestrust.com.

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