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
Please see below for details of current vacancies:

Teacher of Maths

Start date: September 2020 (or sooner if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Permanent
Salary: MPS/UPS
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We require a talented, enthusiastic and outstanding teacher of mathematics. The maths department is very much a team; they are 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. The department is committed to improving learning through research including metacognition, mastery and mixed attainment teaching. We have recently been recognised for our work in these areas by the DfE and have been designated as a maths hub. Consequently, we are looking to expand our capacity as a high performing maths department.

Closing Date: Friday 31st January 2020 (3pm)

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Teacher of STEM, IT and Computer Science

Start date: September 2020 (or sooner if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Permanent
Salary: MPS/UPS
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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 2020 to join an ambitious and progressive department. Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers and NQTs, with an ability to deliver Computer Science from key stages 3 to 5.
Additionally, you will benefit from:

    • Working in a subject area with a track record of exceptional outcomes (64.5% of students achieved a grade 7 or above in the GCSE Computer Science 9-1 qualification in 2019, whilst 100% of students achieved grades A*-B in A level Computer Science)
    • 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: Friday 31st January 2020 (3pm)

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Examinations Officer

Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Range NJC Points 7-11: FTE Salary £19,554 – £21,166
Actual Salary: £17,817 – £19,285 per annum*
*Recruitment incentive available for an experienced candidate
Contract term: Permanent

For January 2020 we are looking to recruit an Examinations Officer. This is an interesting and varied role requiring outstanding organisational skills. You will be working closely with a senior member of the Leadership Team. The core purpose of this role is to administer all Academy examinations – both internal and external.

Closing Date: Monday 13th January 2020 (3pm)

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Sixth Form Cafe Supervisor

Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time 35 hours per week – Term time only (39 weeks per year)
7.30am – 2.30pm Mon – Fri
Contract term: Permanent
Salary: NJC Scale 2/Point 3 FTE £18,065 – Actual Salary £14,811

We are looking for an experienced caterer to supervise our busy café. In particular we would love to hear from someone who is not only dynamic and flexible, but also has the innovation to bring new ideas to and take ownership of this very busy Café outlet in our Academy. Experience in education or retail catering would be an advantage.

Closing Date: Monday 13th January 2020 (3pm)

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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 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.

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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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