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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

TPS plus TLR1b

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will be an approachable and credible individual; with highly developed interpersonal skills; with a can do attitude and a good sense of humour.

You will uphold our school values and ensure you are a role model for staff and students. You will be an excellent teacher, a strategic thinker and a dynamic and an innovative leader, who can plan and implement change effectively.

You will be personable, supportive, a team player and see the value in working collaboratively across the school.

You will be able to build effective relationships with peers, so that your team can look to you for support and guidance. You will embrace diversity, value intellectual curiosity and understand the importance of evidence-based teaching.

What the school offers its staff

What the school offers its staff

  • Commitment to CPD and development of all staff including collaborative support and instructional coaching to allow teachers to thrive
  • A clear curriculum vision and focus on evidence-based practice
  • A commitment to inclusivity and fostering of diversity
  • Values and vision that are lived not laminated
  • An open and honest culture
  • A commitment to the health and wellbeing of our staff

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Birchwood Community High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
922 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Birchwood Community High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email twiegand@birchwoodhigh.org.

School location

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