Subject Leader of Geography, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 9PA

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Bristnall Hall AcademyOldbury, West Midlands, B68 9PA

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Start date: Required from 16th April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (TLR based on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Subject Leader of Geography at Bristnall Hall Academy.

The ideal candidate will be an ambitious professional with the ability to teach across the key stages, and will join an academy which is dynamic and inspiring; creating a culture of outstanding success amongst our students. As a key member of the team, you will play a lead role in curriculum development alongside progressing and enhancing the teaching practice of others within the academy and beyond. We are keen to secure a high calibre teacher who can make a telling contribution to our forward looking team.

The department is part of a well led, mutually supportive Humanities team; there is a very strong commitment to improving standards. The appointed candidate will work collaboratively with colleagues and will be supported by our teaching and learning team including Lead Practitioners, one of whom is a geographer.  

Each classroom has an interactive board or screen ICT is one of many features of this department's teaching and learning style.

Bristnall Hall Academy is an 11-18, unique community school with an extensive offering supported by a strong reputation for partnerships and inclusivity. In 2015 our results made us the most improved school in Sandwell, in 2016 we became one of the highest performing in Sandwell and our 2017 Progress 8 score places us as one of the highest performing in the West Midlands. We are on a journey of rapid transformation toward outstanding which is indicated by our Ofsted inspection in 2016/2017 that judged Bristnall Hall to be 'Good' in all areas. If you want to nurture, inspire and achieve, come and join something special and make your mark.

Our sponsor, Academy Transformation Trust, will provide outstanding support and challenge, and are committed to transforming learning, aspirations and opportunities for all pupils, and the communities in which they live. This commitment also extends to staff who are key to this success.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check, and confirmation of employment is subject to this.

Please apply by application which you can access via the academy’s webpage, by contacting the school on 0121 552 5425 (extension 101) or visit

Application Forms to be returned to us via email to

Closing date: Noon on 19th January 2018.

Interview date: w/c 22nd January 2018.

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More about Bristnall Hall Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Bristnall Hall Lane, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 9PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 5525425
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Bristnall Hall Academy is part of the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies.

As an academy, we put the happiness and fulfilment of its pupils at the top of our priorities.

We are an inclusive school that seeks to challenge and inspire its ...