Birmingham City Council

Faculty Leader of Science

Hodge Hill Girls' School Bromford Road Birmingham B36 8EY
MPR/UPR + TLR1 (£8,291)
16 Jun 2022
29 Jun 2022
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Faculty Leader of Science

MPR/UPR + TLR1 (£8,291)

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Hodge Hill Girls' School

Bromford Road


B36 8EY

Telephone Number: 0121 464 3094

Email Address:

Job Start Date: 1 January 2023

Following the promotion of our existing Faculty Leader of Science to Senior Leadership, the governors of Hodge Hill Girls’ School are looking to appoint a passionate, enthusiastic, and driven Faculty Leader of Science to join its dedicated team. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to help continue to raise standards across our recently inspected ‘Good’ school (Ofsted, March 2022).

You will have the ability to implement improvement and have a passion for raising standards and encouraging pupils to develop a love of learning. This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious leader ready to take the next step in their career. Our success can be credited to our committed and dedicated staff who strive for excellence and promote high aspirations throughout the school.

The successful candidates will:

• have recent and relevant professional development

• have excellent leadership, organisational and management skills

• demonstrate the ability to build on success and manage change

• show commitment to a culture of continuous improvement that promotes excellence for staff and pupils alike and builds on our current Ofsted rating

• demonstrable experience of effectively managing and implementing change

In return, we can offer you:

• a caring and happy community that always puts our young people first

• a supportive environment that takes an active interest in your professional development and personal wellbeing

• a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team

• access to a wide range of CPD courses

• use of a school laptop

• access to the local government pension scheme

• 24 hours access to the Employee Assistance Programme

• a strong and supportive Governing Body

• classrooms equipped with projection and interactive capabilities

• a well-equipped staffroom

• free on-site car parking

Found in the heart of the Hodge Hill community, we are a small secondary girl’s school with strong community values. We know and care for every pupil as an individual. We strive to meet the needs of each member of our school community, celebrating diversity and always striving for equality in our school family and the wider world. Our ethos encourages mutual respect and support to enable every pupil to make the greatest personal, social, and academic progress during their time with us, preparing them for successful careers and fulfilling lives. A relentless drive for the best academic progress for each individual pupil, sits comfortably alongside the wider curriculum where values

education embraces citizenship, pupil voice, charity, and community work. Here at Hodge Hill Girls' School, we genuinely value and strive to enhance working partnerships with our families, feeder

schools and our local community. This partnership is essential in raising standards and achievement, every member of our family has a role to play in raising the aspirations of all our pupils to ensure we really are "Educating Tomorrow's Women Today".

Closing Date: 29 Jun 2022, 12:00 midday

Application packs are available from: quoting ref: ES2275 or can be downloaded here Please return application forms to:

For informal enquiries or to arrange a pre application visit please contact Natasha Panton, HR Assistant via email at:

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

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