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Birchwood Community High School is an OFSTED ‘Good’ School (October 2018 OFSTED Report). We are on an exciting journey with extremely high levels of student engagement and rapidly improving examination results. We hold the very highest aspirations for all members of the school community and are delighted to offer you the opportunity to join our ‘no blame’ coaching culture and be part of our success as we relentlessly strive to raise standards even further.

Our Vision

Team Birchwood believe in the power of aspiration, knowledge and kindness. We know that we achieve our best when we work together.

We are a highly successful Community High School & College. You will be joining a vibrant and energetic work environment and join a highly committed group of staff and students who are ambitious for their future and proud of their school.

Latest Vacancies

Teaching Vacancies

Teacher of Science – fixed term for 1 year in first instance  

 The successful candidate will be required to teach Science KS3, KS4 and possibly KS5 preferably physics or chemistry. Combined Science is also taught throughout the department.  This post is initially fixed term for one year.

Required from September 2021

Closing Date by Noon on Wednesday 3 February 2021

 Interview w/c 8 February 2021

Teacher of Science Application Pack

Application Form Science


Non-Teaching Vacancies


2 x Level 2 Teaching Assistants to join us for one year in the first instance

Grade 5 (Point 8-14) £14,425 – £16,246

Hours:8.30am to 3.15pm,31.25 hours term-time only plus 5 INSET Days.

Governors wish to appoint enthusiastic and highly motivated Teaching Assistants to work with students and have the ability to inspire them in their learning.

Duties include working with and supporting individuals and small groups of children who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs under the direction/instruction of the SENCo.

This post is initially for one year subject to review. The successful candidates is expected to be confident in having sufficient knowledge to move students forward with their learning at an appropriate level.    Applicants should have experience of an educational setting and have achieved a minimum of NVQ Level 3, or equivalent along with GCSE English and Maths or equivalent.

Required as soon as possible

Closing Date -Friday 18 September 2020 at 12 noon.

Teaching Assistant Level 2 Job Desc

Application Form Level 2 TA Temp 9.20

Our teachers have:

Excellent teaching skills

An awareness of the national educational picture

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

High expectations of all and commitment to all aspects of school life

Flexibility, energy and imagination

Passion and drive to help the school realise its vision

We will offer you:

An outstanding, positive ethos where learners enjoy and achieve

A school and college, genuinely at the heart of its community

Staff and Governors who are committed, talented and highly motivated

A wide range of professional development opportunities

First class learning facilities including public library and sports centre

Easy access to Liverpool, Manchester and the Cheshire countryside

If emailing your application or require further information, please contact Mrs Jane Calderbank, PA to the Headteacher.

Call on 01925 853500 ext 206