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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Range or Upper Pay Range + TLR 1A

Additional allowances

TLR 1 A (£8,706)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Good honours degree in a relevant subject area and a love of the subject.
  • Ability to teach Chemistry in the secondary phase from Years 7-13.
  • An excellent classroom teacher, who can demonstrate high levels of expertise in assessment for Learning, differentiation and meeting the needs of every student.
  • Ability to demonstrate clear exposition, low stakes assessment, retrieval practice and providing feedback.
  • Effective leadership and management skills with an ability to take staff with them.
  • Ability to motivate and enthuse students, especially very able individuals.
  • Reliability and integrity.
  • Keen to be involved in curriculum development.
  • Ambitious for own career.
  • Ability to embrace and be part of a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Willingness to learn and use Microsoft Teams.
  • Recent relevant professional development.
  • Evidence of excellent relationships with young people and adults.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • A shared approach to problem-solving and achieving goals.
  • Strong organisational, personal time management and planning skills.
  • Committed to the ethos of Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls.

What the school offers its staff

  • We have fantastic results and continue to reflect on ways we can improve and support students to make further progress
  • We offer a wide variety of CPD that colleagues can opt into,
  • Teaching and learning sessions form most staff meetings, led by a variety of colleagues.
  • We are informed by educational research, focussed on developing our questioning, retrieval practice and continuing to refine our approach to assessment.
  • Growth mindset strategies and character development are central to our day-to-day activities whilst maintaining staff and student well-being.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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About Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1228 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0121 354 1479

At Sutton Girls, our focus is on providing high quality teaching and learning, personal development and wellbeing within a supportive, aspirational environment. Students are highly motivated, have a thirst for knowledge and a desire to learn. Whilst we have a long history of excellent GCSE and A-level results, we provide students with so much more than mastery of examination syllabuses. Students are encouraged to embrace challenges, apply their knowledge, and build their resilience and independence.

Arranging a visit to Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email afo@suttcold.bham.sch.uk.

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