Teacher of English
Permanent, Full time
Salary: £24,165 - £40,189
(A recruitment and retention allowance, and/or relocation allowance, is available for outstanding candidates)
Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) is one of the most successful state-funded, 14-19 academies in the country. We specialise in creative, digital and performing arts. The academy opened in 2011 and has 1030 students on roll (330 at KS4 and 700 at Post-16). Student results speak for themselves and are well above the national average. Our intake is 100% selective, based on aptitude within the specialism rather than academic ability. As a result, we are unique in our admissions.
Located in the centre of Birmingham and within the hub of the creative and digital industries in the West Midlands, we benefit from superb facilities for academic, vocational and extra-curricular activities. We are part of the BOA Group, a trust which includes other subsidiaries including the Old Rep Theatre.
We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, confident and enthusiastic teacher to plan, prepare and deliver outstanding lessons in English.
You will be joining a highly successful and dynamic department, with a sustained track record of excellent outcomes: in 2018, 100% of our students achieved grade 4 or above in GCSE English, with 40% achieving grade 7 or above. In 2019, results were equally impressive, with 97% of our students achieving grade 4 or above in GCSE English. At A-level, 80% of our students achieved grades A*-C.
This role is suitable for an NQT or an experienced English teacher. A full induction package and CPD opportunities are offered to help develop your teaching practice.
The academy is looking for someone who has:
• Qualified teacher status and a degree
• A strong track record as an outstanding teacher of English
• A passion for English which is evident in their day to day classroom practice
• The ability to work in collaboration with other members of staff to develop and manage projects
• Exceptional personal organisation and time management skills
• The ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
• The ability to guide students’ academic, personal and professional development, as a tutor, in accordance with the academy’s guidelines and procedures
• An understanding of the key national and educational policies and issues
• The ability to inspire high achievement in young people from all backgrounds
• Presence, dynamism, a good sense of humour and approachability
• An excellent record of attendance and punctuality
This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference to the future of education within a world class academy. If you share the academy’s vision and ambitions, possess a strong desire to work within an ethos of creative collaboration and partnership and want to have a positive impact on young people, families and the community then we would be delighted to hear from you.
Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 25th February 2020
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced CRB check.
Contact: Nicole Nienaber
Tel: 0121 359 9346