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  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£28000 - £38810 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Can you meet the challenge of equipping young people with the knowledge and passion of language and literature for life?

Teacher of Spanish

175 Farnborough RoadBirmingham, B35 7NLUnited Kingdom

Salary: MPR

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Start Date: Easter or September 2023 Start

Are you passionate about performance and visual arts?

Are you passionate about making a difference for young people?

Are you looking for flexible working?

Do you want to work in a Good school? (Ofsted October 2021)

Can you meet the challenge of equipping young people with the knowledge and passion of language and literature for life?

If you answer yes to these, Greenwood Academy is looking for you. Greenwood is a vibrant, successful 11-18 Academy situated in the heart of Castle Vale. We currently have 950 pupils on roll and are growing every year. At Greenwood our core values are Respect, Responsibility and Resilience and this forms the foundation of our school culture. We intend that all pupils develop the knowledge and character needed to achieve personal and academic excellence.

To support this, we offer a wide range of opportunities beyond the core curriculum whether in the Arts which includes school productions, dance, drama and music performances or through our extensive Sports programme which takes advantage of grass and 4G pitches, Sports hall with specialist dance studio and Multi Use Games Area.

Our state-of-the-art building and world class facilities make the most of the latest technology available to enhance the learning environment, including the Google Education platform. Most importantly, children and young adults at Greenwood Academy tell us they enjoy coming to school and feel safe and secure

What the school offers its staff

The purpose of education at Greenwood Academy is to ensure that all pupils, regardless of background, develop the knowledge and character needed to achieve personal and academic excellence to lead 'Remarkable Lives'. We provide students with some of the most vital substantive and disciplinary knowledge to access further qualifications but also to prepare students for an ambitious life after school whether that be accessing higher education or finding a true vocation. You would join a strong team which believes in a knowledge rich curriculum, through which Young People access a variety of high quality texts as part of an immersive journey.

We are looking for an outstanding Teacher of Spanish who is really passionate about helping our students succeed and grow as individuals. The successful candidate will be a team player who is passionate about their classroom practice and committed to ensuring that teaching and learning are the very best they can be. We need someone who is invested in developing their own subject knowledge and teaching pedagogy, as well as that of others. Candidates must be able to teach across the ability and age range, supporting the development of Spanish to the highest standards for all pupils at Key Stages 3 and 4.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be passionate about languages;
  • Have a proven track record of success and raising pupil attainment in Spanish
  • Have the ability to deliver innovative lessons, which demonstrate high expectations of students, and inspire them to succeed, improving achievement at both Key Stages for all learners.
  • Be committed to Greenwood Academy ethos of high expectations and no excuses;

Further details about the role

In return, we offer:

  • Fantastic CPD, there is a wide range of personalised opportunities to develop your practice and further develop your career. As a team we support and challenge each other through meetings, peer observation, mentoring and team planning.
  • Opportunities to join a career development programme in line with your professional development - ie Ambition School Leadership.
  • As a team we pride ourselves on our team spirit, we regularly share good practice and collaboratively plan lessons.

Closing date: Monday 30th January 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be passionate about languages;
  • Have a proven track record of success and raising pupil attainment in Spanish
  • Have the ability to deliver innovative lessons, which demonstrate high expectations of students, and inspire them to succeed, improving achievement at both Key Stages for all learners.
  • Be committed to Greenwood Academy ethos of high expectations and no excuses;

Applying for the job

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About Greenwood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
956 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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