Lead STEM Practitioner - Teacher of IT and Computer Science, Solihull

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Tudor Grange AcademySolihull
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Start date: 01/09/2019
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  Opportunity

An enthusiastic, dynamic and creative teacher of IT and Computer Science with a passion for STEM and with curriculum leadership aspirations is required for September 2019 to join an ambitious and progressive department. Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers and NQTs.

Additionally, you will benefit from:

 Working in a subject area with a track record of excellent outcomes (45% of students achieved a grade 7 or above in the new GCSE Computer Science 9-1 qualification in 2018, while 33% of our GCSE ICT students achieved A – A*).

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

 The opportunity to develop and deliver examination courses up to and including A level.

The  Academy

Tudor Grange Academy is a designated National Teaching School which means all our staff have access to excellent opportunities to flourish, develop and facilitate courses for other professionals.  Tudor Grange Academy is an outstanding 11-18 comprehensive school situated in South Solihull in the West Midlands.  

If you join us, you will benefit from:

• Teaching pupils who are well motivated

• Strong parental support

• An excellent induction programme

• Exceptional CPD opportunities for teachers and leaders at every stage of their career 

• A real chance to develop in a forward thinking, highly successful academy

As part of the Tudor Grange Academies Trust we offer first-class career opportunities within our diverse portfolio of schools and excellent CPD.  You will work alongside people who are passionate about what they do, who want to make a positive difference to children’s lives, and can help us stretch and support children to achieve beyond expectation. 

What We Can Offer You 

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
  • 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 schemeInformal visits and conversations about the post are most welcome.

Informal visits and conversations about the post are most welcome.

Shortlisting: Monday 20th May 2019

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 Monday 20th  May 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