In Birmingham there are many educational places to take students. One place where you could visit is The National Sea Life Centre, as it allows students to learn the different species and facts about them, whilst walking around and seeing the sea life creatures. Another educational place in Birmingham to visit is the Museum and Art Gallery. This is because they support subject areas across the national curriculum from early years to further education. Also, you could visit the Thinktank. It's Birmingham's award winning science museum and offers everything from steam engines, talking robots and chocolate wrapping machines. You will also find hands-on exhibits and historical collections.
Flourish Education help teachers look for Secondary Teaching Jobs in Birmingham. If you are just starting out or have many years of experience teaching within Secondary Schools, Flourish can help you find the full time or part time teaching job in Birmingham you need. Flourish also cater permanent or temporary teaching positions so you can get back into teaching in a way that suits you and your needs.
Our experts at Flourish Education are experienced in placing exceptional teachers into exciting supply, long term, temporary and permanent teaching jobs in secondary schools. Our familiarity of secondary education allows us to partner teachers with the right jobs whilst providing support and help to progress careers.
Working in partnership with many Secondary Schools throughout Birmingham, our focus is to develop a devoted network of teaching professionals who will add value to the school’s results and reputation.
There are many different Secondary Schools within Birmingham which are rated Ofsted Outstanding such as Heartlands Academy, Aston Manor Academy and City Academy.
Whether you would like to learn more before registering or a looking for a long term supply teaching job or just day-to-day work, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0300 303 3227.
The skills required of a secondary school teacher are the ability to inspire and motivate, the ability to manage classes and deal with challenging behaviour, creativity to design activities and materials and IT, organisational and planning skills.
Entry Requirements to become a Secondary school teacher
Although not essential, you’ll find it useful to have some school experience to support your application.
What you’ll do as a Secondary school teacher
Most Secondary school teaching jobs are in state schools and academies, but you could also work in independent schools and pupil referral units. You’ll teach at key stage 3 and key stage 4. However you may also teach in a sixth form.
Your day-to-day tasks may include:
As a Secondary school teacher you will have many tasks to carry out every day. These include planning and preparing lessons, teaching your specialist subject, creating a safe learning environment, setting and marking essays and exams, checking students’ progress, developing new courses and teaching materials, classroom administration and record keeping and attending meetings and training courses.
Salary of a Secondary school teacher
When starting out, Secondary schools teachers range from £22,917 to £33,824. Then as you get more experienced it ranges from £35,927 to £38,633 and finally when you are highly experienced it ranges from £39,374 to £59,857. However these figures are only a guide as your salary depends on your location, responsibilities and class size.
The career path of a Secondary school teacher can vary. You can move into pastoral care or with more experience you could become a specialist leader of education supporting teachers in other schools. You could even progress to curriculum leader, head of year, deputy head or head teacher or you could work for an exam board or local education authority.