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Subject Lead for Physics

Tudor Grange Academy KingshurstSolihull

Subject Lead for Physics, Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst, Birmingham

Closing date: 12:00pm Tuesday 28th September 2021

October half-term or Jan 2022

Contract type: Full Time

Salary: M1 – U3 & TLR 2B (£4275 plus a £2500 incentive)

Contract term: Permanent

The Role

We are seeking to recruit an outstanding Subject Lead for Physics to contribute to a thriving and highly popular department.  We are fortunate to a well resourced Science department, made up of many laboratories and breakout rooms, 2 technicians with substantive offices and further planning and prep rooms.

We are looking for a leader that possesses resilience, is driven and self-motivated who will contribute to the success of our cohesive and welcoming department and academy. The successful applicant would be expected to lead Physics and inspire staff and students in a range of classes, including key stage 3, 4 and 5.  Much time is committed to developing a wide range of teaching and learning strategies across the academy, with a focus on a collaborative approach to planning with centralised, shared units of work and resources across the whole Trust.

As a current curriculum offer we follow AQA and the chosen candidate will need to demonstrate:

• Experience in success for improving teaching and learning in across the academy

• Able to lead, motivate and inspire staff and students

• Have a drive for continuing professional development

• Have experience of managing change and development

• Passionate about raising standards for students in Science, specifically Physics

• Be committed to continuous improvement

• Be an excellent classroom practitioner

The Academy

We are a large mixed secondary school for children aged 11-19, located in North Solihull/Birmingham borders. We are committed to providing the best education possible for our students and are keen to attract quality teachers for our appreciative learners. Our students are proud of our Academy and are excited to welcome committed teachers to join us. The successful candidate will have a passion for education and making a real difference to the lives of our students. All subject specialisms are welcome to apply.  We are excited about what we can achieve together and our high quality, state of the art building enables all our students and staff to excel with extensively refurbished learning environments and facilities.

Additionally, you will benefit from:

• teaching in a forward-thinking department with excellent resources and facilities for teachers who have a passion for their subject

• working in a multi-academy trust with the potential for opportunities of collaboration and leadership across the five other secondary schools, as well as large scale Trust training days with opportunities to network and share best practice and share resources across the Tudor Grange family of schools

If you feel that you have these attributes and skills and are a suitably qualified and highly motivated professional then we would like to hear from you.

Informal conversations/meetings can be done via TEAMS regarding this post and are most welcome – please contact to arrange.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 9th August 2021

Application Process

Completed applications must be returned to Stella Smallwood at the academy by 12pm on the closing date via email to

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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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