Birmingham City Council

Teacher of Science

Tile Cross Academy Gressel Lane Birmingham B33 9UF
22 Jun 2022
04 Jul 2022
ahughes@tilecross. academy
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Teacher of Science


Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Tile Cross Academy

Gressel Lane


B33 9UF

Telephone Number: 0121 566 6400

Email Address:

Job Start Date: September 2022

Can you inspire young people with your passion for Science? If so, we would like to meet you!

We are looking for an excellent teacher, experienced or ECT, who has experience of successfully teaching Science to raise standards and achieve ‘outstanding’ outcomes.

The ideal candidate will:

• have a track record of success in teaching Science

• have a flexible, aspirational, and enthusiastic attitude

• have a passion for motivating students and improving outcomes

• be reflective and have a desire to work effectively in partnership with parents and students

• have a desire to set high expectations, embrace change and challenge and support each other as part of a highly committed team

Tile Cross Academy is a small and caring 11-16 mixed comprehensive school that was created on 1 May 2017 and is part of Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust. We are proud winners of ‘School of the Year’ and have high expectations for our students in which they develop through the use of our Character Programme. We aim to provide a high quality education in an atmosphere of mutual respect where each individual is valued as an important member of our school community. With the wide range of backgrounds and cultures represented in our school population we celebrate diversity and difference, whilst recognising that we are all equal in a Rights Respecting ethos.

We are part of Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust, welcoming students from 11 years old to 16 years old, providing a standard of academic excellence for secondary and education. We are very proud of the positive learning experience offered to our students and the support available to ensure they achieve their full potential.


• offer an excellent induction programme within a friendly and supportive environment

• offer a whole range of professional development opportunities to further develop colleagues’ teaching skills and leadership potential, including a Supportive NQT Induction Process & Policy, Career Pledge for Teachers to support at each stage of career, paid opportunities to upskill via apprenticeship levy (right up to masters level)

• are creative and innovative in our approach to all aspects of school life

• have motivated, vibrant, multi-ethnic students and staff

• have a strong family ethos where individuals are respected and valued

• access to generous benefits, such a pension scheme and sickness allowance

• free on-site parking

• are part of the WHA Trust that provides a full suite of benefits and rewards to support wellbeing including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, access to wellbeing advice, cycle to work scheme, contribution to glasses for DSE users.

We know you would love working at Tile Cross Academy. We have wonderful, enthusiastic students and amazing staff who always go the extra mile for their classes.

This post is suitable for an experienced teacher or an NQT.

We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Tile Cross Academy as a Teacher of Science.

We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment, and selection process.

We are also “happy to talk flexible working” subject to the operational requirements of the role.

Closing Date: 4 July 2022, 9am

Please apply online at:

N.B. CVs will not be accepted

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.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

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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