This job expired on 6 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    27 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Full time
Monday to Friday.
Contract type
Fixed term (Up to one year to cover maternity leave)
MPR/UPR £25,714 up to £41,604

Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join one of Britain’s leading state schools and experience teaching in our expanding Grammar School. We are a happy and thriving school committed to equality and diversity. We welcome colleagues from all backgrounds into our community, where together we offer our students the ‘Vesey Experience’. We are seeking a dynamic and inspirational teacher who has the ability to engage, enthuse and motivate able pupils. You will be passionate about learning and able to demonstrate a range of behaviour management strategies and teaching skills. You will possess excellent communication skills to teach throughout the age range including A’ level. This post is temporary to cover maternity leave and we wish to appoint a Teacher of either Chemistry or Biology. We encourage applications from EQT’s, RQT’s or experienced teachers to join a department which:
• Has an outstanding record of GCSE and A’ Level results
• Has a friendly, supportive, talented hard-working teaching team
• Has a strong commitment to the extra-curricular life of the school
In return we can offer:
• The opportunity to work with highly motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic students
• Commitment to continuing professional career development and support
• The opportunity to work in a caring and nurturing environment and to get involved in a broad spectrum of extra-curricular activities
If you are interested in working at the leading edge of education, believe that everyone can succeed and are prepared to work hard, we want to hear from you.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 6th October 2021 at 9.00 am.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 13th October 2021.

Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check together with Identity, Right to Work, Prohibition Order, pre-placement medical and verification of qualification checks are requirements for this post. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1290 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0121 250 5400

About Bishop Vesey's Grammar School

Bishop Vesey's Grammar School is a very special place. Since 1527, we have provided an outstanding education to young people across Birmingham and the wider West Midlands area. We are a heavily over-subscribed 11-18 selective six form entry boys' grammar school converter academy with 1313 on roll, including a co-educational Sixth Form of 445 students.

A major strength of our school is our welfare and support structure. Our students are supported by Form Tutors, Learning Mentors and Heads of Year. Behaviour and attendance are excellent. Our students are warm, welcoming global citizens who have a good relationship with staff, which is built on mutual respect. We are a happy and outward-looking community, celebrating diversity and supporting others.

Academic success is also founded on high standards of teaching and learning, and leadership. We are not an 'exam factory'. Together we offer our students the 'Vesey Experience' and encourage all staff and students to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school. Very high standards are achieved in all major sports, with music and drama thriving in our many choirs, ensembles, groups , theatre and school productions.

Our school is an exciting place to work. Staff have high standards of both themselves and our students. There are many opportunities for staff to develop their skills and careers, through research projects, working with trainee teachers, participation in school change teams and good practice groups.

We have a large car park, excellent dining facilities, offer employer contributions to the Teacher Pension Scheme and all staff have access to an EAP Scheme.

Arranging a visit to Bishop Vesey's Grammar School

Informal enquiries are welcome, please contact Michele Wallis, HR Manager at or telephone 0121 250 5400 option 7.

School location

Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B74 2NH

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