Below are the current teaching staff vacancies at Great Barr Academy

The relevant guidance notes and application forms are available below. Send us your completed application in one of three ways:

  1. Email your Application Form and Covering Letter to secretariat@greatbarr.bham.sch.uk
  2. Physically hand in your Application Form and Covering Letter into Reception.
  3. Post your Application Form and Covering Letter to  I Abrahams, Great Barr Academy,  Aldridge Road,  Great Barr,  Birmingham,  B44 8NU

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Salary:
£22,467 to £33,160

Required for: September 2017

Closing date for applications: 30 May 2017

The Department:

In recent years, our English Department has been singled out for recognition. You will be joining a very strong, creative, motivated and successful team in which high quality teaching and learning is always at the top of the agenda; our Director of English is a former Leading Practitioner after all!
The majority of our team started with us as NQTs, the Director and Assistant Director and all of the TLR holders included, so this is clearly a place where people choose to stay and develop their careers.

At KS5, we offer A Levels in English Literature, English Language/Literature and Media Studies.

The Candidate:

Applications welcome from experienced English teachers with a track record of teaching consistently good and outstanding lessons and of promoting rapid progress, or from potential NQTs who are making strong progress in their training.

We have an NQT induction programme which is considered to be an exemplar of good practice. This is an excellent place for an outstanding English Teacher to start or develop their career.

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Salary: £22,467 to £33,160

Required for: September 2017

Closing date for applications: 6 June 2017

The Role:

Great Barr Academy provides the perfect environment for an ambitious, driven teacher of Computer Science & ICT to refine their practice and to gain in-depth knowledge and experience of strategies for improving progress.

We are looking for a friendly, hardworking teacher with a strong team ethos who is able to teach both Computer Science and ICT to KS4 at least and preferably to KS5 (in time). Applications welcome from experienced Computer Science & ICT teachers with a track record of teaching consistently good and outstanding lessons (a January start will be considered for the right candidate) or from NQTs. We have an NQT induction programme which is considered to be an exemplar of good practice.

The Department:

The IT & Computing Team work hard to ensure that all students are provided with stimulating and challenging lessons in which they make good progress. The team are not afraid to innovate and see how the latest technologies and techniques can be used to enrich and strengthen the curriculum. All Computer Science teachers have their own dedicated IT suite.

The Business & Computing Department deliver courses across Key Stages 3, 4 & 5. At KS3, we cover the computing National Curriculum aims with units in E-safety; programming in Scratch/Turtle; collaborative learning with our Great Barr Magazine project; computer hardware, software and logic; programming in Python; and trends in computing.

At KS4, we offer GCSE Computer Science (OCR).

At KS5, we offer A level Computer Science (OCR) and Level 3 in ICT (OCR Cambridge Technicals).

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Salary: £22,467 to £33,160

Required for: September 2017

Closing date for applications: 30 May 2017

Maths at Great Barr:

Great Barr Academy provides the perfect environment for an ambitious, driven Maths teacher to refine their practice and to gain in-depth knowledge and experience of strategies for improving progress.

The Department is led by both a former Leading Practitioner in Maths, who is an expert at supporting new teachers in developing their classroom practice, and by Deputy Head Teacher and published author who has written extensively about the craft of teaching Maths.

We aim to ensure that all of our teachers have the skills to confidently lead innovative, focused lessons which promote high levels of engagement and rapid progress. We recognise quality teaching and hard work; one of our current NQTs has just been successful in gaining a first promotion in the school starting in September.

You will be joining a very highly motivated team at an exciting time for our school.

The Candidate:

We invite applications from either established teachers with a track record of teaching consistently ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ lessons who are looking to continue to develop their experience in a large school, or from potential NQTs who are making good progress in their training. We have an NQT induction programme which has been rated as one of the best in the city.

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