Science Teacher, Solihull

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Tudor Grange AcademySolihull
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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Our staff are our most valued asset.  As a National Teaching School ALL our staff have access to a wealth of support provided by outstanding practitioners.

The Role

An outstanding teacher of Science is required for January 2019 to join a committed and hard-working department. Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers and NQTs. The department has close links to other schools in the Tudor Grange family. A wide range of teaching and learning strategies are used in the delivery of Science including a focus on developing students’ independence and spontaneity. Part-time employment would be considered.

Additionally, you will benefit from:

· Joining a department judged as outstanding in the school’s most recent OFSTED inspection (June 2014).

· 96% of students achieved grade 4+ in separate sciences and 69% of students achieved grade 4+ in combined science in 2018. 

· Teaching in a forward thinking department with excellent resources and facilities for teachers who love their subject.

The Academy

Tudor Grange Academy is an outstanding 11-18 comprehensive school situated in South Solihull in the West Midlands.  Our results place the Academy in the top 5 of non-selective schools in the country and reinforces our reason for expanding and therefore offering some fantastic opportunities.  If you join us, you will benefit from:

  • Teaching pupils who are well motivated, the school enjoys strong parental support 
  • An excellent induction programme
  • Working in a Trust with structured professional development opportunities •A real chance to develop in a forward thinking, highly successful academy
  • Developing yourself in our ‘can do’ culture and positive ‘want to’ climate

Staff Wellbeing

We actively place staff wellbeing at the centre of everything we do.  Our staff are our single biggest asset, and the success of our students depends on them.  So we take care of, and invest in them, properly! A few of the things we offer are:

  • A comprehensive CPD programme for all staff whether they are NQT, RQT or aspiring leaders.
  • Free school meals for just two 25 minute lunch duties per fortnight
  • A supportive, open and approachable management team •Friendly colleagues who are always happy to help each other
  • We really value our staff and will do whatever we can to meaningfully demonstrate that  Staff Incentives
  • Free staff activities including: fitness classes and sports clubs
  • Free tea, coffee and biscuits
  • On-site parking for staff
  • The Academy participates in the childcare voucher scheme
  • The Academy participates in the cycle to work scheme Informal visits and conversations about the post are most welcome.

Informal visits and conversations about the post are most welcome.Shortlisting: Monday 15th October Interviews: TBC

Application Process

Please click on the Apply Now button to download the application form.Completed applications must be returned to Mrs Sarah Taylor at the Academy by 12 noon on the closing date either via email to staylor@solihull.tgacademy.org.uk or to Tudor Grange Academy Solihull, Dingle Lane, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3PD.For further details please visit https://www.solihull.tgacademy.org.uk.

The recruitment process is robust in seeking to establish the commitment of candidates to support the school’s measures to safeguard children and to identify, deter or reject people who might pose a risk of harm to children or are otherwise unsuited to work with them. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.  All applications will be considered on their merit and the post will be offered subject to the usual health and criminal record clearance. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 



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Address: Dingle Lane, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3PD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 705 5100