Work For Us

Greenwood Academy is a vibrant, successful 11-18 Academy situated in the heart of Castle Vale. We currently have 840 pupils on roll and are growing every year. We are heavily oversubscribed in Years 7 and 8 and, having moved into our new build, we have world class facilities and children that have a passion for learning. We are looking for individuals to drive up standards, with a positive approach demanding the highest expectations of what pupils can achieve. In return you will have the opportunity to work in an innovative and highly supportive academy. A visit to the academy is highly recommended to discuss your future career options.

What we offer:

A regular and bespoke CPD programme as soon as you are appointed

We do not grade observations, we believe that trusting our teachers with autonomy to improve creates a strong, vibrant staff culture

A knowledge-based curriculum in which teachers are encouraged to teach without constraint

Work-life-balance –, slimmed-down marking, a centralised homework policy, no parents evenings and minimal reporting and data entry

Tight behaviour systems including SLT lead centralised detentions to allow you to focus solely on teaching

World class facilities and technology in the form of Google Classroom and a Chromebook for every teacher

Private health care through AET

A new programme ‘Fast Track to Leadership’ which is geared towards newly qualified/recently qualified individuals who are at the beginning of their teaching career but have aspirations for leadership within their sights in the near future.

Substantial TLRs for the right candidate