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 Social Sciences (Maternity Cover)

Start date: May 2021
Contract Type: Full time
Contract Term: Temporary
Salary: MPS/UPS

An outstanding teacher of Social Sciences is required to join a committed and hard-working department. The successful applicant would be expected to teach a range of classes to include Psychology and Sociology with the possibility to contribute to RE. Teaching would be across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. Whilst the ability to teach all of these subjects would be desirable, we would also welcome applications from candidates with specialisms in Sociology or Psychology. An applicant who is innovative and passionate and can play a key role in developing an already outstanding subject offer for students is required.
Additionally, you will benefit from:

  • Working with a department of Social Science specialists.
  • Working with committed and able students.
  • Teaching in a forward thinking department with excellent resources and facilities for teachers who love their subject.
  • Working in a multi academy trust. This potentially can create opportunities of collaboration and leadership across the four other secondary schools, as well as large scale Trust Insets with opportunities to share best practice and share resources across the Tudor Grange family.
  • The opportunity to develop and deliver examination courses up to and including A level.
Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Monday 22nd February 2021 – date of interviews to be confirmed

Click here for the Applicant Pack

See How to Apply below.

The Academy

Tudor Grange Academy is an outstanding 11 – 18 comprehensive school situated in South Solihull with a roll of 1643 (including 300 in the sixth form). The school was inspected by Ofsted in June 2014 who judged it to be outstanding overall and for each of the four main areas the school was categorised as outstanding. Tudor Grange is committed to delivering a high quality educational experience for all its students; it is also committed to sharing its experience and expertise with other educational institutions to raise attainment for all students. To this end we are a National Support School. We have also been awarded World Class School status.

If you join us, you will benefit from:

  • Teaching pupils who are well motivated
  • 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

As part of the Tudor Grange Academies Trust we offer first-class career opportunities within our diverse portfolio of schools and excellent CPD. You will work alongside people who are passionate about what they do, who want to make a positive difference to children’s lives, and can help us stretch and support children to achieve beyond expectation.

What We Can Offer You

Our staff are our single biggest asset and the success of our students depends on them. So we take care of them 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 leadership team
  • Friendly colleagues who are always happy to help each other
  • Free staff activities including: fitness classes, sports clubs and book groups
  • 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
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme

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. In addition to this, 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.

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 sltaylor@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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