Leader of Teaching and Learning with English Specialism, Birmingham

Closing date:

Tile Cross AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2b (£4,386)
Contract term: Permanent

English specialist with responsibility for teaching and learning.

Leader of Teaching and Learning with English Specialism.

Salary TLR 2b, £4,386 

(further responsibilities such as whole school literacy possible for an exceptional candidate)

Number on roll: 603

CEO: Mrs Bev Mabey

Head of Academy: Mr Chris Etheridge

Required: September 2018

Post: Full Time / Permanent

Employed by: Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust

Based at: Tile Cross Academy

Are you turned on by teaching and learning? 

Are you passionate about pedagogy? 

Are you bowled over by best practice? 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and passionate leader of teaching and learning who will play a big role in developing pedagogy across the whole school as part of our teaching and learning team. Successful and recent experience of teaching English GCSE is essential. 

We are looking for applicants who: 

  • Have a passion for raising standards. 
  • Have the ability to drive improvements in Teaching and Learning.
  • Are passionate about Education. 
  • Can use their skills and expertise to challenge students to achieve. 
  • Is someone who will go above and beyond.

About our School 

Tile Cross Academy is a small and caring 11-16 mixed comprehensive school for 600 pupils that was created on 1st May 2017. We have high expectations for our pupils and we aim to provide a high quality education in an atmosphere of mutual respect where each individual is valued. We strive to develop and nurture the values, skills and attributes which create good citizens and lifelong learners. With the wide range of backgrounds and cultures represented in our school population we celebrate diversity and difference, whilst recognising that we are all equal.

We are part of Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust (WHMAT), a family of academy’s (three secondary, four primary and one all through school) who serve a discrete, diverse and multicultural community. Our underlying moral purpose is that “we are stronger working together in partnership”. However each academy’s unique identity is respected whilst a collaborative approach is encouraged. At the heart of WHMAT is a focus on developing all staff so that they remain happy and motivated to provide the best possible teaching and support to its pupils. This in turn gives our young people the best possible chances of developing into well-rounded individuals. 

Please visit the school website for Job Description & Application form www.tilecrossacademy.com, or email j.barnett@tilecrossacademy.com 

Closing date for applications: Monday 21st May 2018, 9am

(CV’s will not be accepted) 

Interview Date: Wednesday 23rd or Thursday 24th May 2018

We offer

  • A positive climate for learning 
  • Support and guidance from a highly effective leadership team
  • On-site parking 
  • Access to Perkbox employee benefits scheme 
  • Access to a generous pension scheme. 

Tile Cross 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. 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.



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More about Tile Cross Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Gressel Lane, Tile Cross, Birmingham, West Midlands, B33 9UF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 566 6400