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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main Scale - Upper Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, highly organised and well-qualified teacher who will enjoy working in an Academy that values and delivers excellent professional development in our vibrant Science Faculty.It is a very exciting time to join the team because we are developing our knowledge-rich curriculum and a new approach to assessment.

The successful candidate will be capable of inspiring pupils through their passion for the subject, have an excitement and drive for teaching and learning and a desire to make a difference to student achievement. Because Washwood Heath Academy is an All through Academy, there is potential to teach pupils in Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 and work with colleagues in the Primary phase to develop a better understanding of how pupils develop Science skills in Key Stage 1 and 2.

Washwood Heath Academy is a relatively new All Through Academy (Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form) in the East of Birmingham. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established Science team and contribute to a Faculty that seeks to provide a first class education for all of its learners. In order for all pupils to achieve academic excellence, we deliver a knowledge-rich curriculum where teachers are the experts and their role it is to convey their knowledge and expertise to pupils.We believe that all pupils are entitled to learn about‘The best, which has been thought and said’ (Matthew Arnold).

What the school offers its staff


  • offer the opportunity to collaborate with our Primary colleagues
  • have motivated, vibrant, multi-ethnic pupils and staff
  • have a strong family ethos where individuals are respected and valued
  • offer an excellent induction programme within a friendly and supportive environment
  • offer a whole range of opportunities to develop further colleagues’ teaching skills and leadership potential
  • are creative and innovative in our approach to all aspects of school life
  • are well resourced and ICT rich
  • are committed to continuous improvement
  • offer excellent opportunities to collaborate with Science teachers across the multi Academy
  • are part of the WHA Trust that provides numerous professional development opportunities
  • on-site Parking.

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 Washwood Heath Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1745 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

School location

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