Teacher of History, Solihull

Closing date:New this week

Tudor Grange AcademySolihull
Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2018
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 Role

The History Department prides itself on being an effective and hardworking team, consisting of 5 full-time members of staff.  The History classrooms are all located together in newly renovated classrooms with smart boards in every room.

Additionally, you will benefit from:

  • Being part of a department where 26% of students achieved A*-A and 85% of students achieved A*-C in History
  • Teaching in a forward-looking subject area with excellent resources.
  • The opportunity to develop and deliver ‘A’ level courses.

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.  Our results place the Academy in the top 5 of non-selective schools in the country and reinforces our reason for expanding and therefore offering some fantastic opportunities.  In 2017 our Progress 8 score was +0.5 and our Attainment 8 was 58.9.

If you join us, you will benefit from:

  • Teaching pupils who are well motivated, the school enjoys strong parental support
  • An excellent induction programme
  • Working in a Trust with structured professional development opportunities
  • A real chance to develop in a forward thinking, highly successful academy
  • Developing yourself in our ‘can do’ culture and positive ‘want to’ climate

Staff Wellbeing

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
  • We really value our staff and will do whatever we can to meaningfully demonstrate that

Staff Incentives

  • 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 scheme Informal visits and conversations about the post are most welcome. 

Application Process

Informal visits and conversations about the post are most welcome. 

Please see the Applicant Information Pack, our TES School Career Site and our own website for further information.

https://www.tes.com/schools/employers/1000583/profile-preview  

https://www.solihull.tgacademy.org.uk

Please click on the Apply Now button to download the application form.

Completed applications must be returned to Mrs Kathryn Smith at the Academy by 12 noon pm on the closing date either via email to ksmith@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