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Assistant Teacher

Lordswood Boys' School

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Start: January 2020 or immediately if available.

Accountable to the Trust for the delivery of outstanding outcomes for young people, we are seeking to appoint talented professionals in the following areas:

Assistant Teacher

UQT Scale 1-6: £17,682 - £27,965.

Candidates may be appointed on any of the points on the UQT Scale. Candidates seeking the higher end of the scale will need to provide evidence of their impact elsewhere.

The principle aim for all staff, above anything else, is to improve LITERACY. Clearly, some students will have greater difficulty in improving their reading, writing and comprehension and, as a result, will make slower than expected progress. Working within the Pastoral Support Team, itself under the strategic leadership of our accomplished and experienced SENDCo, also our Deputy Headteacher, we wish to appoint a skilled Assistant Teacher to support the team and help our progression towards outstanding outcomes. A keen interest in helping us achieve even more remarkable transformations in our whole-school Literacy drive is essential.

We are looking for a colleague who will also have a keen interest in supporting the smooth running of the school day. The role is varied and challenging and you will be trained, guided and supported to be able to effectively complete important school-based tasks, to include:

  • Supporting the pastoral support and management systems in the school.
  • In-class support for designated students.
  • Occasional cover supervision.
  • Academic Interventions as required and directed by the Leadership Team.
  • Contribute more widely to the school using their experience, interests and skills. What have you got?

Other information

To apply, simply click the button or, if you need further information, interested candidates should contact Raj Kang, Deputy Headteacher. We would also like to share the following:

Lordswood Boys’ School is part of the Central Academies Trust (CAT). CAT is a recently formed educational Trust with members and directors drawn from the highest achieving and highest profile schools in Coventry and Birmingham. Led by our Chief Executive Dr. David Kershaw MBE, the Trust incorporates members and directors from industry and higher education amongst other fields. Committed to raising achievement in challenging schools and to securing the highest of high equity, we will work relentlessly to change young lives in the Midlands. Any professional that joins in with our mission will have opportunities to work across our schools in the coming years as we seek to develop and promote our own staff into outstanding school improvement experts or leaders of curriculum innovation and world class standards in education. We do not lack ambition.

See what the media say about us:


Lordswood Boy’s School is among the most improved schools in England.

2019 Progress 8: +0.42

Lordswood Boys’ School is already one of Birmingham’s great educational success stories and we invite you to join us in our fabulous new, state-of-the-art building with our wonderful, engaging and highly intelligent and articulate young men. Come and see for yourself.

For informal discussions, visits and other information:

E: r.kang@lordswoodboys.co.uk

For application forms:

E: n.williams@lordswoodboys.co.uk

We would be delighted to meet you and show you around the school or have an extended informal conversation with you, by telephone.

T: 0121-464 2837

Candidates will be required to submit the names of two referees, one of which must be your most recent employer.

Closing date: Wednesday 11th December 2019.

Our £15m new school is being built for opening in February 2020…it is nearly ready…!

Apply today and join our amazing success story.

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