Director of Teaching and Learning/Quality of Learning, Birmingham

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Hodge Hill Girls' SchoolBirmingham

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: LS L6/L7
Contract term: Fixed Term

Are you an outstanding practioner who is ready to take on a strategic role overseeing teaching and learning? We are looking to appoint a lead professional responsible for raising the quality of teaching and learning, setting high expectations for pupils and staff across the school. Hodge Hill Girls’ School is a multicultural, oversubscribed girls’ school with 750 pupils on roll. We were inspected by Ofsted in March 2017 and the school was judged as Good overall and pupil behaviour was judged to be outstanding.

If you have a real passion for learning and an excellent understanding of current, relevant issues and developments in education this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

Closing date for application: Thursday, 17th October 2019 at 9am

Interviews: Week Commencing Monday, 21st October 2019

An application form is available on our school website: Please email completed application forms to

Visits to the school prior to application are welcome, by appointment. Email Natasha Panton, HR Assistant on

If you have not heard from the school within one week of the closing date, you should assume that your application has not been successful.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required if appointed.

  • This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for the role”. 
  • - ensure person specifications for relevant roles include appropriate wording.  For example, ‘An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English’ or ‘The ability to converse at ease with parents/pupils and members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post’;
  • - ensure that the recruitment process facilitates compliance where necessary by determining how fluency will be evaluated for new recruits, i.e. at interview;
  • - make sure those employees involved in recruitment and selection are aware of the fluency duty and how they will evaluate candidates objectively and fairly at selection, and without breaching equality law;
  • - ensure anyone contracted to work on a self-employed basis or workers supplied by agencies meet the fluency requirement, where they are working in relevant roles.
  • - amend complaints policies to reflect the new duty.

More about Hodge Hill Girls' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bromford Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B36 8EY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 4643094