Salary: MPS/UPS plus recruitment and retention payment
Hours: Full time - permanent
Location: King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy
Closing date: 21 April 2023
Interview date: TBC

King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy is a mixed 11-18 academy serving a vibrant and diverse community. Staff and students are committed to our core CARE values of compassion, aspiration, respect and equality and we have a dedicated team, who ensure that every student has the opportunity to succeed. We are looking for a talented and ambitious teacher of Geography to join our thriving Geography department. The successful candidate will have the ability to deliver quality teaching that drives achievement and inspires a love of learning.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Have high expectations of students and what they can achieve
  • Have strong subject knowledge
  • Be a committed team player

We can offer you:

  • Recruitment and Retention Payment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • A modern, well-resourced environment
  • Supportive, enthusiastic and committed colleagues
  • Access to a range of CPD and training tailored to your needs
  • The opportunity to teach across all key stages including 6th Form
  • This is an exciting opportunity for either an Early Careers Teacher or an experienced teacher looking to further their practice in a different setting.

The King Edward VI Foundation, Birmingham, is a progressive charitable organisation which has supported excellence in education across the City since 1552. Our schools are diverse in nature but have a common purpose and commitment to achieving our mission of “making Birmingham the best place to be educated in the UK”.

Our Academy Trust currently consists of two independent schools, six selective, and five non selective academies. Our recent expansion into a wider diversity of local communities is enabling us to accelerate our strategies for improving the life chances of young people in Birmingham, whatever their background.

The King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham (“the Academy Trust”) was established in 2017 and is made up of the academies outlined above. The academies receive back office central support services including governance, from the Foundation Office (a central support services function), with several staff being seconded from the Foundation to deliver support services to the Academy Trust and the academies themselves.

Our highly focused five-year strategy aims to build on our existing strengths and heritage and deliver our ambitious growth strategy which aims to bring in a further five academies over the next five years.

A full job description and an application pack for this post, can be found below. King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy, Sheldon Heath Road, Birmingham, B26 2RZ. Tel: 0121 647 2471. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham is an educational charity supporting eleven schools and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. CHARITY NUMBER: 529051.



King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Registered number 10654935. Registered office: Foundation Office, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2UD. Tel: 0121 472 1147.

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