Hours:Ful Time
Location:King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy
Closing date:20 March 2023 at 9:30 am
Interview date:27 March 2023

The successful candidate must be able and willing to teach a second subject in the Health & Social Sciences Department at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.  The department is made up of Health & Social Care, Law, Psychology and Sociology.

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified Teacher of Social Sciences from September 2023.  They must be enthusiastic, passionate and a motivated graduate who works well as part of a team and is looking to improve on our achievements.  As stated the successful candidate will be able to teach a second subject in the department.  Health & Social Sciences are popular subjects and candidates must be able to demonstrate how they can support the schools ethos and values by inspiring and challenging the ambitions of our students. 

The successful candidate will be fully supported in their career and professional development through a vast programme of CPD provided by the academy.

King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy is an 11-18 comprehensive school in the north-west of Birmingham. Our student intake is from a variety of ethnic backgrounds, making for a very harmonious and happy school. We truly believe that high aspirations can transform the life chances of our students; underpinned by our drive to develop in our students the universal values of Scholarship, Character and Community.

The King Edward VI Foundation, Birmingham, is a progressive charitable organisation which has supported excellence in education across the City since 1552.  Our schools are diverse in nature but have a common purpose and commitment to achieving our mission of “making Birmingham the best place to be educated in the UK”. 

Our Academy Trust currently consists of two independent schools, six selective, and five non selective academies.  Our recent expansion into a wider diversity of local communities is enabling us to accelerate our strategies for improving the life chances of young people in Birmingham, whatever their background. 

The King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham (“the Academy Trust”) was established in 2017 and is made up of the academies outlined above.  The academies receive back office central support services including governance, from the Foundation Office (a central support services function), with several staff being seconded from the Foundation to deliver support services to the Academy Trust and the academies themselves.

Our highly focused five-year strategy aims to build on our existing strengths and heritage and deliver our ambitious growth strategy which aims to bring in a further five academies over the next five years.  

Further details and application forms can be downloaded from the website.

Applications can only be considered if they are on an Academy Trust application form.   Completed application forms to be returned to  Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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