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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: Part-time applications will also be considered

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We seek to appoint a candidate who can teach English at Key Stages 3 and 4 and has a sound knowledge and genuine passion for the subject. This individual will join our growing English Department.

Selly Park Girls’ School is a high performing 11-16 school in the south of Birmingham with a proven record of GCSE success. We welcomed an increased number of pupils this year due to an increase in PAN and now have over 800 pupils on roll.

We are a successful, vibrant, happy and oversubscribed school. We consistently rank as one of the top 10 Local Authority schools in Birmingham in terms of student progress. The school has been judged as significantly above the UK average in progress for the past three years, consistently scoring within the top 20% of schools nationally. In 2022 the school was 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.

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.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified teacher with experience and skills of working with children in KS3 and KS4
  • Plan and deliver lessons whilst following the national curriculum
  • Be passionate about providing quality education and support to young people
  • Be committed to supporting the vision, aims and values of Selly Park Girls' School
  • Actively promote equality, diversity and inclusion within the school

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.

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

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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