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Teacher of English

Solihull AcademySolihull

Qualified English Teacher Post (Temporary – 1 term contract with a view to becoming permanent) 

Start Date:  For January 2022

Salary:  Teachers’ Pay and Conditions; MPS (£25,714 – £36,961) / UPS (£38,690 - £41,604) pro-rata

Closing Date:  Friday 10 December 2021; 9:00 am

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

Are you looking to inspire children aged between 11 to 16 years, who have been unable to prosper in a mainstream school?

We are looking for inspirational teachers, who we can support with the resources, opportunities and guidance to make a significant difference in the lives of young people.  The successful candidate(s) will be based at Summerfield Education Centre, Auckland Drive, Birmingham, B36 0DD.

In return you will achieve a great sense of fulfilment through enabling our children to achieve progress in education and hope for the future.

The successful candidate must be a qualified teacher able to teach up to English Language and Literature GCSE level.  Able to provide alternative strategies in their teaching designed to motivate, encourage and enthuse pupils.  The ability to forge positive relationships with challenging pupils is essential.

You will be joining an effective team of staff that have good personal and organisational skills.  You must be able to communicate effectively with staff, parents/carers and pupils.

The SLT have an ‘open door’ policy designed to support and motivate in a challenging working environment.  We welcome applications from excellent practitioners who love teaching and get satisfaction from making a difference

How to Apply 

If you are a team player who is interested in working with and being the difference for young people, please refer to our website and the Summerfield website at   Application forms and further information are available to download from the Solihull Academy website, and should be returned via email to  Alternatively, applications can be returned by post to:  FAO Stephen Steinhaus, Principal, Solihull Academy, The Quadrangle, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4LE.  

Only applications submitted on a Solihull Academy application form will be considered. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity. Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented individuals including those: 

  • aged under 25; 
  • not in employment, education or training; 
  • from our local communities including in particular disabled individuals, carers and those from the local BAME and LGBT+ communities.  

Solihull Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.   Applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We provide all members of staff who join Solihull Academy with a full induction programme.

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