Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) - fixed term, Birmingham

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Percy Shurmer AcademyBirmingham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes



Percy Shurmer Academy is a large two form entry primary academy. We currently have 440 pupils aged from 3 to 11 which also includes 29 children in our Nursery and 11 hearing impaired pupils in our Deaf Learning Base (DLB).   The school is divided into Nursery and Reception (EYFS), Years 1 – 2 (KS1) and Years 3-6 (KS2).  We also have Infant and Junior playgrounds plus separate playgrounds for Nursery and Reception children. 

We are looking for a creative and inspiring individual with highly effective curriculum delivery skills to join our dedicated team of teaching professionals.

You will:

  • Provide outstanding lessons to ensure excellence and achievement for all learners, with a true commitment to raising standards
  • Have a relentless obsession about developing your own standards of teaching and learning to enable you to deliver excellent student outcomes
  • Have a passion for teaching and the desire to make a real difference to the lives of our children
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to forge strong working relationships within the school as a whole

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be offered membership of a private health cash plan, pension scheme and childcare vouchers.

This is a fixed term position until 31 August 2019 and is required to commence September 2018.  Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 16 July 2018.

Closing date: Sunday 15 July 2018.

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. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' 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.

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More about Percy Shurmer Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Longmore Street, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 9ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 464 3431

Percy Shurmer Academy is a very special learning community. We are a 2 form entry primary based in Balsall Heath and proud to serve the communities around Central Birmingham. Over the last three years, significant investment in our building and commi...