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  • Job start date

    1 May 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

We seek to appoint a candidate with experience of teaching Science at Key Stages 3 and 4 and has a sound knowledge and genuine passion for their subject.

The role would suit a teacher looking to move up into middle leadership and offers the opportunity to join a great place to work where you will be supported by a hugely talented staff team.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in a relevant subject (2:2 or above)
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
  • Knowledge and understanding of Science at KS3 and KS4, and of strategies that improve understanding.
  • Secure knowledge and understanding on sequencing and the National Curriculum in Science.
  • A commitment to supporting the vision, aims and values of Selly Park Girls’ School.
  • Determination to encourage the highest quality of learning experience for all students.
  • A commitment to equal opportunities.

Please refer to the Applicant Information Pack for the full Person Specification.

What the school offers its staff

  • Continuing Professional Development: All our staff have access to a wide range of CPD and training opportunities, including a weekly personalised whole-school CPD programme and access to The National College online CPD platform.
  • Pension: Highly rated local government pension scheme.
  • Wellbeing: We care deeply about the wellbeing of our staff. We have termly health and wellbeing events, a school workload committee and occupational health support available.
  • Employee Assistance Programme:A free, confidential and independent service, available for staff to access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Services include counselling, as well as financial and legal support for matrimony, housing, consumer, boundary disputes, debt management and more.
  • Flexible Working: We endeavour to support flexible working and family-friendly policies, including job sharing.
  • Cycle-to-Work: The cycle-to-work scheme allows staff to obtain commuter bikes and cycling accessories, spreading the cost over 12 months and making unbeatable savings through a tax break.
  • Staff Discounts:Includes subsidised travel passes and access to an employee website offering discounts and cash back on hundreds of retailers, called My Rewards.
  • Quality of Life: Birmingham has been voted one of the best places to live in the UK with 25% of our residents below the age of 30 we are a young and vibrant city. Hosting the National Exhibition Centre, Grand Central, the Library of Birmingham, as well as museums and art galleries, hotels, shops, restaurants/cafes and many other places for you to visit and enjoy.

Further details about the role

Selly Park Girls' School is known for its high expectations, academic success, first-class education and its innovative approach. Our vision and values underpin all we do. Indeed, everyone who knows us or visits our school speaks of our distinct ethos.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding, creative teacher with the drive, passion and commitment to join our hugely talented team of staff, working together to encourage and support every child in reaching their full potential.

Commitment to safeguarding

Selly Park Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We have a number of policies and procedures that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, all of which can be viewed at https://sellyparkgirls.org/policies

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About Selly Park Girls' School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
793 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0121 472 1238

Selly Park Girls’ School is a high performing 11-16 school in the south of Birmingham with a proven record of GCSE success.

We are a school where we put students at the centre. We want every student to be kind to others, aspirational and ambitious in what they can achieve. We want to ensure that our students can reach their potential in a supportive, inclusive and nurturing environment. This is reflected in our four pillars school ethos.

We attract staff who are committed to making a difference in the lives of our pupils. From teachers, governors and senior leaders to administrators and support staff. Everyone has a role to play in the success of the school.

Arranging a visit to Selly Park Girls' School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@sellyparkgirls.org.

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