Solihull, United Kingdom
About Solihull School
Solihull is a leading coeducational independent 3 – 18 day school. The school has been in existence since 1560 and is located across two campuses. Solihull Preparatory School (3 – 11) on the 20-acre Saint Martin’s campus and Solihull Senior School (11 – 18) on the 50-acre Warwick Road campus.
The school maintains strong links with former pupils’ via Solihull Community (alumni.solsch.org.uk) and has a very active and supportive Parents’ Association.
Solihull has more than 1,500 pupils, of whom around 450 are in the Preparatory School.
Solihull’s examination results are excellent; in 2019 81% of A Level grades were marked at A* to B, almost 50% of all grades fell into the A* or A category and 27 students achieved 3 A* / A grades or better. Almost all Upper Sixth pupils go on to their chosen university.
Solihull aims to support both staff and students in being ambitious and maximising their potential, as well as providing breadth of opportunity. The school seeks to prepare pupils for adult life as happy, charitable, confident and intelligent people that understand the value of a strong moral compass and global perspective.
Facilities at Solihull are outstanding. Visit the school's website for more detailed information.
As well as strong academic results, the school offers an extensive range and standard of co-curricular activities categorised under the ‘Big 6’ – Academic Enrichment, Community Relations, Music, Outdoor Education, Performing Arts and Sport, Health and Fitness.
At Solihull we provide as varied a life beyond lessons as we can, so that our pupils not only have exposure to a wide selection of opportunities when they are young, but also find and develop interests which will form part of their adult lives.
Teaching at Solihull
Solihull School employs almost 320 staff in both teaching and support staff roles.
Teaching staff are hardworking and knowledgeable in their subject area, and inspire pupils to excel. All teaching staff are expected to contribute to the exciting co-curricular programme.
The school facilitates and mentors unqualified teachers through Initial Teacher Training via the King Edward’s Consortium or assessment-only route, and welcomes applications from suitably experienced unqualified teachers.
Some of the benefits of working at Solihull School:
· Significantly reduced tuition fees
· Sickness and Maternity benefits equivalent to the Maintained Sector
· Free lunch during term-time
· Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
· Short-term accommodation may be available for newly-appointed staff
Solihull School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.