Not the right job for you? Start a new job search on Tes

Job details

Job details
Employer Kirk Balk Academy
Location Barnsley
Salary MPS / UPS - Suitable for an NQT
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Required for September 2017

Please return your application form as soon as possible as earlier interviews may be available.

We reserve the right to close vacancies early if we have sufficient suitable applications. Therefore we encourage interested applicants to submit an application as soon as possible.

We would like to present you with a truly exceptional opportunity to join our forward-thinking and fully resourced Mathematics department.

Mathematics is led by our outstanding Director of Mathematics and we now require an inspirational and dynamic teacher to join our high performing team. This would be an ideal opportunity for NQT’s in Mathematics, although colleagues at any career stage are encouraged to apply.

You will benefit from the expertise and guidance of our exceptional Mathematics team which includes: 

  • Director of Mathematics – Member of the leadership team.
  • Assistant Director of Mathematics
  • Lead teacher of Mathematics
  • TLR Holder responsible for KS4 Mathematics
  • HLTA solely in the Mathematics Department

We are looking to appoint a colleague who will:

  • Motivate, challenge and inspire students within the Mathematics department to be the best that they can be; 
  • Be committed to raising the achievement of every student; 
  • Have high expectations and be committed to the academy ethos and vision; 
  • Be enthusiastic, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of student achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved. 

What you can expect from us:

  • Excellent opportunities for your professional development with access to a specifically tailored CPD package. You will receive the highest standard of induction and CPD      support. 
  • Friendly and supportive colleagues who go the extra mile in a well-resourced department. 
  • An opportunity to work with youngsters who are keen to be the best they can be.

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 21st June 2017

Interviews are likely to take place on Monday 3rd July 2017

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.

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
employer gallery photo 0
employer gallery photo 1
employer gallery photo 2
employer gallery photo 3
employer gallery photo 4
employer gallery photo 5
employer gallery photo 6
employer gallery photo 7
employer gallery photo 8
employer gallery photo 9
employer gallery photo 10
employer gallery photo 11
employer gallery photo 12
employer gallery photo 13
employer gallery photo 14
employer gallery photo 15
employer gallery photo 16
employer gallery photo 17
employer gallery photo 18
employer gallery photo 19
employer gallery photo 20
employer gallery photo 21
employer gallery photo 22
employer gallery photo 23
employer gallery photo 24
employer gallery photo 25
employer gallery photo 26
employer gallery photo 27
1 / 28

Locations and contacts

Part of Northern Education Trust
West Street
South Yorkshire
S74 9HX
United Kingdom
+44 1226 741267