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Job details
Employer Kirk Balk Academy
Location Barnsley
Salary MPS (Suitable for an NQT)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Easter 2017

We are delighted to be able to offer this exciting opportunity for a talented teacher of Maths to join our supportive, forward-looking and inspirational faculty from February 2017.

Under the direction of our new Mathematics Leadership Team we have recently achieved our highest ever results in Maths; adding 15% to our key threshold measures.

Last year 68% of students achieved a grade ‘C’ or higher in Maths with 65% achieving a grade ‘C’ or higher in English.

If you are interested in joining our stunning department, want to benefit from the very best leadership and wish to be part of our further transformation in this crucial area, then please do read on.

The candidate will:
•Be an inspirational and highly motivated teacher with the drive and capacity to really thrive in this role and to become truly outstanding
•Be willing to raise standards through excellent teaching and intensive interventions
•Have ambitions to be a truly outstanding teacher
•Be able to lead, motivate and inspire students to be the best
•Be resilient, hard-working, solution focused and whole heartedly committed to transforming student outcomes in our wonderful academy

Kirk Balk Academy offers the successful candidate a passionate commitment to professional learning that places individual development at the heart of its ethos. You will also benefit from opportunities to learn as part of a dynamic, forward-facing leadership team with an outstanding track record in school improvement.

The Academy has the significant benefits of a new build which was officially opened in April 2011 and offers exciting and innovative opportunities to students and staff.  We strongly recommend visiting our inspirational campus.

This could be your opportunity to make a significant and measurable difference in improving the educational attainment of the children and young people in this community.

Application forms and further details are available from or the website

Completed application forms and covering letters should be sent to

Please note that we do not accept CV’s - applicants must submit a KBA application form.

Closing date: 9:00am on Wednesday 30th November 2016
 Interviews are likely to take place: Week commencing Monday 5th December

Informal visits are available and are very strongly encouraged. 
 Please contact Michelle Pedler using the details above

The Academy 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 will be undertaken for the successful applicant.

Kirk Balk Academy, West Street, Hoyland, Barnsley, S74 9HX
 Tel: 01226 742286   Fax: 01226 741267
 Head of Academy Mr D A Buckley
 Executive Principal Ms J M Nolan
 NOR = 1200  - 11-16 Mixed.

About the employer

Introduction to Kirk Balk  

Kirk Balk Academy is an 11-16 mixed comprehensive school situated in Hoyland, approximately six miles south of Barnsley. It serves the communities of Hoyland, Hoyland Common, Elsecar, Platts Common, Blacker Hill, Jump...

Information about Kirk Balk Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
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Locations and contacts

West Street
South Yorkshire
S74 9HX
United Kingdom
+44 1226 741267