Health & Social Care and Child Development Teacher, Birmingham

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Washwood Heath AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MS/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Health & Social Care and Child Development are popular and highly successful subjects at Washwood Heath Academy with a strong tradition of delivering outstanding outcomes for students.  As a result, we are seeking to appoint an outstanding classroom practitioner, to join our hardworking and dedicated Department.  You will be an experienced and enthusiastic Teacher of Health & Social Care and Child Development, suitably qualified, with a passion for health and caring, who will motivate our students to reach their potential.

The Health & Social Care and Child Development Department is part of the ‘Vocational’ faculty.  It is vibrant and well resourced.  We teach students through KS4 and into KS5.  At KS4 students study BTEC Tech Award in Health & Social Care and Child Development. They then can go on to study BTEC National Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care at Post 16.     

This is a genuinely exciting time to join our Academy and to play a part in the development of our Multi-Academy Trust. If you are looking to join an Academy with happy, positive and polite students and staff then we want to hear from you.

Washwood Heath Academy is currently part of a family of 7 schools (3 Secondary and 4 Primary). ‘We are stronger working together in partnership’ is the underlying principle and moral purpose of the Trust. We serve a discrete community within Birmingham and the schools are fully inclusive and serve a very rich and diverse community of cultures and faiths. Each of the schools unique in its own identity.

The role will be based at Washwood Heath Academy an All-Through school, which has recently established a new build Primary provision so that students can study with us from age 4 to 18.  


• have motivated, vibrant, multi-ethnic students and staff

• have a strong family ethos where individuals are respected and valued

• offer an excellent induction programme within a friendly and supportive environment

• offer a whole range of opportunities to develop further colleagues’ teaching skills and leadership potential

• are creative and innovative in our approach to all aspects of school life

• are well resourced and ICT rich

• are committed to continuous improvement

• provide numerous professional development opportunities, on-site parking and Perkbox benefits, which include discounted 

       restaurants and free mobile phone insurance. 

As part of Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust.  This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience, strong links between the schools has enabled high quality collaboration to ensure the continued successes of everyone in the partnership.

This post is suitable for a newly qualified teacher or an experienced teacher.

For further details and application pack please visit the school website:

Closing date for applications:  9.00am Wednesday 1st May 2019

Washwood Heath Academy 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 is required for all successful applicants.

More about Washwood Heath Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Burney Lane, Stechford, Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 2AS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 675 7272
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