Our Way

Bristnall Hall Academy is part of the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies.

Bristnall Hall Academy is an 11-18, unique community academy with an extensive offering supported by a strong reputation for partnerships and inclusivity. We are a thriving and oversubscribed academy with a well-established reputation for outcomes for students. In 2019, our Progress 8 of +0.43 made us the highest performing Academy in Sandwell again. We are on a journey of rapid transformation toward outstanding and this is indicated by our last Ofsted inspection in 2016 that judged Bristnall Hall to be Good in all areas. Our academy has significantly improved since that time.

Whilst other schools and academies often comment on their struggles with recruiting quality, specialist staff, Bristnall Hall has retained and recruited successfully. From this term, we have even more outstanding teachers who will further strengthen our remarkable team.

We have a key focus on staff well-being, with a number of initiatives in place across the academy including bespoke departmental marking and assessment policies which have dramatically reduced teacher workload. If you want to inspire, aspire and achieve, come and join something special and make your mark.

We aim to provide our young people with the qualifications, skills and attributes to have a successful and happy life.

Benefits include:

Extensive NQT support programme

Individual CPD package for every member of staff

Education Enterprise Specialists

Friendly, supportive staff

Good behaviour with very little, low level disruption.

Our Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Bristnall Hall Academy. The information in this section is designed to provide you with as much information as possible on the career opportunity at both our academy and our trust.

We play a leading role in changing attitudes for the better and reaping the benefits of inclusive recruitment and workplace practices.

We hope you will find the guidance helpful and that it will answer some of the question you have. However, if you would like any further advice at this stage of the recruitment process, please contact our HR Support on 0121 552 5425 or via email at RBeardsworth@bha.attrust.org.uk.

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  • Job Title

    Teacher of Science

  • Location


  • Posted

    22nd January 2021

  • School

    Bristnall Hall Academy

  • Salary

    £25,714 - £41,604 per annum

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    We believe that every pupil should receive a first-class education in order to ensure they are well prepared for the next phase of their lives within education, training and emplo ...

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Applying for a job at Bristnall Hall Academy

You can view all current Bristnall Hall Academy vacancies on our webpage: Careers at Bristnall Hall Academy - Oldbury, United Kingdom, B68 9PA | eteach .

To apply for a job at BHA, you will need to complete an online application form which can be accessible via our webpage, or via the ETeach portal.

The online application form contains several sections where you will be asked to provide your personal and employment details. All information shared is held with strict confidence and is in lines with GDPR guidelines. The application form is designed to enable to give the shortlisting panel full and clear information about yourself. Every application is given equal consideration, and if the shortlisting panel feel you meet the essential requirements listed on the personal specification, you will be shortlisted and invited to the next stage of the selection process. Whilst every effort is made to respond to all candidates, at times it is not possible to respond to those not successful in the shortlisting process , due to the volume of application the academy may receive.

No job application will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, age, trade union activity, political or religious belief.

At BHA all roles are subject to satisfactory disclosure from a Disclosure and Barring Service (known as a DBS check).

If you have a disability and require assistant in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact our HR Support on 0121 552 5425 or via email at RBeardsworth@bha.attrust.org.uk.


Personal Development

ATT Institute (Blended Leaning, People Development Curriculum)

Our Trust has created the Blended Leaning, People Development Curriculum: a comprehensive overview of people development experiences available to all ATT employees.

Our curriculum offer is vast and will be a vehicle to support all ATT employees in their endeavour to keep getting better! In order to keep improving, it is crucial that we continue to push for greater success by constantly updating our knowledge and skills; engaging with internal and external expertise that will evolve and disrupt our thinking and constantly evaluating and refining our practice. Irrespective of our role, our core business is mobilising teacher agency in order to transform the lives of the young people and communities we serve. This is the golden thread that runs through our people development curriculum vision. With a wealth of resources at our fingertips, this brochure is curated to help you filter through the many available courses, blogs and podcasts to engage in the very best people development activities that will enable you to engage in your own development synchronously and asynchronously. This brochure should be the spine of every people development discussion, acting as a roadmap for you to bespoke your own development.

We value the development of our employees and are able to offer our staff the following: 

  • Appraisals
  • Training
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Virtual Learning
  • Career Development
  • Secondment Opportunities
  • Training for middle and senior leaders


Employee Benefits

We really value the hard work and commitment of our employees, which is why we offer lots of benefits to suit different work and personal circumstances and a working environment that encourages and inspires excellence.  


An Exclusive Employee Benefit Retail Discount Portal

Retail discounts on hundreds of high street and online retailers are available. Saving you money on everything from fashion, groceries, leisure activities, cinema and days out.


Annual Leave entitlement

A generous annual leave is offered with entitlement depending upon grade and length of service in local government.


Free Support via an employee assistance and counselling service

Access to free, external, confidential advice and face-to-face counselling on personal and/or work-related issues. We also offer employees an in-house Occupational Health service supporting health and wellbeing.


Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme

The Pension Scheme is an important part of your employment package. How much it costs you depends on how much you're paid, but it will be between 5.5% and 7.5% of your pay.


Flexible Working

Flexible working gives employees the opportunity to achieve a better balance between work and other commitments - often by making small changes to working patterns and hours.  Managers will make every effort to appreciate an employee's needs such as family responsibilities, work and caring responsibilities and be flexible as possible to try and accommodate their required working hours.


Health and Well Being

We really care about the health and wellbeing of all our employees which is why we have a dedicated Occupational Health and Wellbeing Service which provides quality advice and guidance.


We aim to promote and maintain the health & wellbeing of employees, with the goal being to enable a positive relationship between an employee's work and their health.

An example of the type of support available to you;

  • Access to free confidential help & advice available to employees all day, every day.
  • Access to our ‘inhouse’ Mental Health Champions to offer support as necessary
  • We have provided seasonal flu vaccination programme to help reduce our employees risk of catching flu.


Academy Transformation Trust

Our team knows first-hand how to make education better for schools, pupils and their teachers.

For us, the future of UK education relies upon schools working closely together to share best practices, giving every child the best chance in life. We set up ATT to make this vision a reality.

As a not for profit trust, we work with our growing family of primary and secondary academies, and further education providers in the Midlands, East of England and South East.

Our mission is to provide the very best education for all pupils and the highest level of support for our staff to ensure every child leaves our academies with everything they need to reach their full potential.

Click here to view the trust career site 


Pre-employment Check Guidance

Bristnall Hall Academy’s HR Team oversee the recruitment and pre-employment checks process. All offers of employment are conditional on receiving satisfactory preemployment checks.

Pre-employment checks are an important part of the recruitment process and must be undertaken before a successful candidate is confirmed in their new role and we reserve the right to withdraw an offer at any stafe if the criteria relating to the conditional offer is not satisfactory.

Pre-employment checks ensure the academy make safe recruitment decisions and fully comply with legislation. We will verify candidates suitability to carry out the role and ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK, and are suitably qualified prior to appointment.


Equality and Diversity

Bristnall Hall Academy are committed to ensuring equality of opportunities in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination. The Trusts Equality Policy states that we will always ensure no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on grounds of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, age, trade union activity, political or religious belief.

To achieve these aims we continue to:

Ensure that’s its employment practices provide equality of opportunity for both current and prospective employees and promote work culture that values diversity

Use the Equality Act 2010 and other appropriate legislation as a framework foe action to support initiatives

Work in partnership with community groups and other agencies to remove any barriers to fair and equal treatment.

If you have a disability and require assistant in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact our HR Support on 0121 552 5425 or via email at RBeardsworth@bha.attrust.org.uk.


Stakeholder Comments

My experience at Bristnall Hall Academy – By Rhys M

"Over the past 4 years I have attended Bristnall Hall, I have grown in self-esteem and self-confidence doing so, I would have to thank the teachers who have been supportive, especially my form tutors, and the fact tat they are making sure we continue our important learning during these circumstances. The virtual learning has been great, as I feel more concentrated in my own environment. Now, I feel more determined than ever to achieve outstanding grades here at Bristnall Hall, helping me move on to my dreams. Thank you Bristnall Hall academy!"