History Teacher (NQTs are Welcome), Birmingham

Closing date:

Greenwood AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are currently seeking to appoint an inspiring and creative Teacher of History to join our hardworking and committed staff team.

As our new Teacher of History, we will nurture, support and challenge you in your career. By working closely with the Subject Leader for History and other leaders in school we will encourage you to develop your skills and expertise.

You will be:

  • An inspiring and outstanding teacher who is looking for either their first teaching post or looking for a new challenge.
  • Able to motivate and inspire colleagues and students to achieve their full potential
  • Inspirational to colleagues and students – sharing best practice and raising aspirations

We believe in delivering a curriculum that is challenging for all and we have high expectations that every student will be successful in their academic progress and personal development.

We want someone who believes that no student should be held back by their economic background and who is passionate about History and delivering the very best to our pupils. 

The successful candidate will be a team player who is passionate about their classroom practice and committed to ensuring that teaching and learning is the very best it can be.  We need someone who is invested in developing their own subject knowledge and teaching pedagogy, as well as that of others.

About Greenwood Academy:

Greenwood Academy is a vibrant, successful 11-18 Academy situated in the heart of Castle Vale.  We currently have 832 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 also believe that instilling a 'Growth Mindset' will allow every child to unlock their full potential. 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 new 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.

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring. 

We offer:

  • More opportunity to grow your career - We’ll support you in developing your career and experience at this school or another AET school.
  • More tailored support - We understand every academy is unique. We’ll give you tailored support and flexibility, allowing you to do what’s best for your children. 
  • More chance to see what’s out there - We create opportunities for teachers to visit other AET academies and learn from outside experience.
  • More like minded colleagues, so you can benefit from others’ experience - You’re connected to our network of 58 academies and thousands of education professionals. 
  • More technology so you can make more impact - G Suite for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.
  • More time - We strive to minimise unnecessary distractions so you can have energy for your job, and your life.

To book a visit please contact Sue Britland  on sbritland@greenwoodacademy.org

Closing date: Sunday 16 February 2020 

Interviews date: Tuesday 25 February 2020 

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.  Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today by clicking the apply now button.

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. 

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin. Further details can be found on our careers page.

AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website  https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates  for further details.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Farnborough Road, Castle Vale, Birmingham, West Midlands, B35 7NL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 464 6101
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Greenwood Academy is a vibrant, successful 11-18 Academy situated in the heart of Castle Vale.  We moved into our £20 million new build in Sept...