8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    27 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    7 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Monday - Friday, full time
Contract type

Job summary

  • The Role

    This is a Senior Middle Leader role in school. As such, you will be expected to make a significant contribution to the wider life of the school, alongside your skilled and effective leadership of the Science Department. The department consists of seven specialist Science teachers, and has a suite of six fully equipped science laboratories, and a Science Technician.


    You will be asked:

    • To support the Catholic ethos of the school and to safeguard the well-being of all pupils in school.

    • To raise standards of pupil attainment and achievement within the whole curriculum area and to monitor and support pupil progress.

    • To be a Senior Middle Leader within the school acting as a role model of best practice to colleagues; undertaking duties and on call, attending school events and representing the school in a professional capacity across the Diocese and other partnerships.

    • To be accountable for pupil progress and development within The Science Department.

    • To develop and enhance the teaching practice of others.

    • To ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for pupils studying in the department, in accordance with the aims of the school and the curricular policies determined by the Governing Body and Headteacher of the school

    • To be accountable for leading, managing, monitoring and developing the Quality of Education in the subject/curriculum area.

    • To effectively manage and deploy support staff, financial and physical resources within the department to support the designated curriculum portfolio.

      The Individual

      You are a highly successful teacher with a desire and track record of providing the best education for those you teach. You are able to lead and manage a team, and lead by example, along with being an excellent role model for staff and pupils. You are familiar with the current Ofsted framework, and will be able to lead the department towards an outstanding result in any upcoming inspection.

    Additional allowances


    Applying for the job

    Please visit the school website. Go to the About us\Vacancies section where you fill find the full job description and application form.

    Completed application form, and any questions should be directed to enquiry@sjw.bham.sch.uk

    Supporting documents

    If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

    School overview

    School type
    Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
    Education phase
    School size
    619 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 16
    Contact phone number

    About St John Wall Catholic School

    Saint John Wall Catholic School is an oversubscribed 11‐16 school with a mixed and diverse population, serving the community of North West Birmingham. Over 50% of our pupils qualify for additional Pupil Premium funding, and there are over 50 different languages spoken by members of our school community! We endeavour ‘to educate each and every unique child in our care to hear and respond to what God calls them to be’. As a Catholic School we will expect that you actively support the Catholic ethos, and help us to follow the highest standards of safeguarding for our pupils. In our last Ofsted inspection (April 2017) Saint John Wall Catholic School was judged to be ‘good’ and in our latest Section 48 inspection (November 2017) we were judged to be ‘Outstanding’.

    Arranging a visit to St John Wall Catholic School

    Please contact the school or email the enquiry@sjw.bham.sch.uk mailbox

    School location

    Oxhill Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 8HH

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