4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 November 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
English, Mathematics
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (FTC until 31/08/2022)
Main Pay Scale

Job summary

We are looking for a Teacher of EAL (Primary or Secondary Trained) to join the school for an immediate start (FTC to cover maternity leave). The successful teacher will be responsible for leading, planning and co-ordinating appropriate intervention for students at risk of underachievement, with a particular focus on those identified as 'not yet secondary ready.' Intervention will be carried out in Maths and English (primarily) with individual students and in small groups.

Main responsibilities of the successful transition teacher will be:
• Implementing and delivering a specialised and differentiated curriculum for students with the aim of accelerating progress and supporting transition.
• Supporting Key Stage 2 to Key stage 3 transition. Monitoring and supporting the overall progress and development of students.
• Facilitating and encouraging a learning experiences that provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential and leading reading across the curriculum.
• Supporting the identification of and intervention for those pupils not meeting the expected literary and phonics standards at the end of KS2.
• Planning detailed and bespoke tuition for pupils identified as EAL on entry will be a key part of the role.

Additional allowances


Applying for the job

For further details, please contact Samantha Bunn on 0121 472 1238 or email your request to recruitment@sellyparkgirls.org. An application form, job description and person specification are available for download on the school website at https://sellyparkgirls.org/staff-vacancies

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

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

About Selly Park Girls' School

Selly Park Girls’ School is a high performing 11-16 school in the south of Birmingham with 760 girls on roll and a proven record of GCSE success. In 2018, the school were awarded Secondary School of the Year at the Birmingham School Awards and were winners of the SSAT Educational Outcomes Award 2019 for exceptional student progress.

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.

School location

5 Selly Park Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B29 7PH

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