Vacancies

Vacancies at Tudor Grange Academy Solihull
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

Further information is listed below the following vacancies:

Teacher of Design and Technology

Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/ UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An outstanding teacher of Design & Technology is required for September 2019 to join a committed and hard-working department. Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers and NQTs.
Additionally, you will benefit from:
– Working in a well- equipped subject area with excellent outcomes at both Key Stage 4 & 5.
– Teaching in a forward thinking department with other teachers who love their subject.
– The opportunity to develop and deliver examination courses up to and including A level.

Closing Date: 3pm on Tuesday 30th April 2019

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Teacher of Mathematics

Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/ UPS*
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes
*recruitment incentives are available for exceptional candidates

For September 2019 we require a talented, enthusiastic and outstanding teacher of mathematics. The mathematics department is dynamic, forward looking and ambitious; setting themselves high targets for development and achievement for the forthcoming years, within a very supportive and reflective atmosphere. Our GCSE results have been consistently outstanding for many years and we have continued this success with the A-Level results of our sixth form.

Additionally, you will benefit from:
– Developing your skills in one of the best schools in the country
– Working in a subject area where 92.5% of students achieved a 4+, 77.2% achieved a 5+ and 39% achieved a 7+ at GCSE in 2018
– In Mathematics 45% of our A level students achieved A*-A and 65.7% achieved A*-B in 2018
– In Further Mathematics 75% of our A level students achieved A*-A and 87.5% achieved A*-B in 2017
– Working in a forward-looking subject area with excellent resources.
– Working in a department committed to improving learning through research including, metacognition, mastery and mixed attainment teaching.

Closing Date: 3pm on Tuesday 30th April 2019

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Teacher of Science

Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/ UPS*
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes
*recruitment incentives are available for exceptional candidates

An outstanding teacher of Science is required for September 2019 to join a committed and hard-working department. Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers and NQTs.
The department has close links to other schools in the Tudor Grange family. A wide range of teaching and learning strategies are used in the delivery of Science including a focus on developing students’ independence and spontaneity.
You will benefit from:
• Joining a department judged as outstanding in the school’s most recent OFSTED inspection (June 2014).
• 96% of students achieved grade 4+ in separate sciences and 69% of students achieved grade 4+ in combined science in 2018.
• Teaching in a forward thinking department with excellent resources and facilities for teachers who love their subject.Additionally, you will benefit from:
Additionally, 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

Closing Date: 3pm on Monday 29th April 2019

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Teacher of IT and Computer Science

Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/ UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An enthusiastic, dynamic and creative teacher of IT and Computer Science 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.

Closing Date: 3pm on Monday 29th April 2019

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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

Mission Statement

The mission of Tudor Grange Academy is to prepare young people to play an active part in a technologically mature society by providing them with exceptionally high level skills, qualifications and attitudes that will benefit themselves and the wider community in an internationally competitive world.

OFSTED Report

“Academic standards are exceptionally high in all subjects. Students develop excellent attitudes to learning. A broad range of educational experiences develops students’ personal and social skills exceptionally well and equips them most effectively for their next stage of education and the world beyond school. The new sixth form is outstanding. Students in all subjects make exceptional progress because they are challenged and their personal skills are strongly developed.”

Local Area

Solihull is the home of designer-brand shopping, idyllic rural villages, fine dining, fabulous hotels and home to the National Exhibition Centre and Genting Arena, which hosts an array of spectacular live events.

Still quaint, the town is dotted with historic architecture including timber-framed Tudor houses and shops and nearly three-quarters of the borough is defined as Green Belt. Add to that Solihull is surrounded by picturesque countryside.

Birmingham Airport is just 10 minutes away and Birmingham International station and Solihull station both provide excellent transport links across the country.

What We Can Offer You

We actively place staff wellbeing at the centre of everything we do. In our experience, happy teachers make a happy school. 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 scheme

HOW TO APPLY

Informal visits and conversations about the post are most welcome.

Completed applications must be returned to Mrs Sarah Taylor at the Academy by the closing date either via email to staylor@solihull.tgacademy.org.uk or to Tudor Grange Academy Solihull, Dingle Lane, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3PD.

Click here for the Teacher & NQT Application Form

Click here for the Support Staff Application Form

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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