Teacher at Birmingham City Council

People in this role may also be known as teachers.

20 workers in this role at Birmingham City Council have taken the survey.

How much does Birmingham City Council pay teachers?

Teacher at Birmingham City Council
£9.77–22.88
Typical range
£10.43–23.08

Teacher employees at Birmingham City Council are typically paid £9.77–22.88 an hour, based on data from 20 employees.

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What is management like for teacher employees at Birmingham City Council?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do teachers think Birmingham City Council head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    28% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 18 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

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  • Managers are respectful

    Do teachers at Birmingham City Council feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    59% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 17 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    Flexibility, easy going nature of management.

    Worst thing

    Sometimes lack of training .

    9.4

    Driver team leader, April 2020

    • Manages people
    • £16.48 per hour
    • 25 or older

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What are the hours like for teacher employees at Birmingham City Council?

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  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do teachers at Birmingham City Council get proper breaks?

    People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    15% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 20 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

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  • Not easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for teachers to book a holiday at Birmingham City Council?

    Most people find it hard to book holidays

    How we know this

    37% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 19 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Not easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for teachers to take sick leave at Birmingham City Council?

    Most people find it hard to take sick leave

    How we know this

    40% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 20 job reviews

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Working with children

    Worst thing

    Stress pressure long hours

    5.1

    Employee, April 2021

    • £32,000 per year, working a 70 hour week
    • 45–54 years old

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What is career progression like for teachers at Birmingham City Council?

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  • Enough training

    Do teachers get enough training when they start at Birmingham City Council?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    68% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 19 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are teachers given support to progress at Birmingham City Council?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 53% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 17 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from teachers at Birmingham City Council

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  • Best thing

    Watching children learn and progress

    Worst thing

    Paperwork. Targets.

    4.4

    Employee, April 2021

    • £28.00 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    Working with children

    Worst thing

    Stress pressure long hours

    5.1

    Employee, April 2021

    • £32,000 per year, working a 70 hour week
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    Holidays, independence

    Worst thing

    Workload is massive some parents are vile and children’s behaviours challenges

    5.5

    Employee, March 2021

    • Manages people
    • £41,400 per year, working a 60 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Helping children to learn new skills for life

    Worst thing

    Long hour working at home

    6.8

    Employee, February 2021

    • £36,000 per year, working a 60 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Educating children

    Worst thing

    Working extra at home

    4.5

    Teacher, December 2020

    • £34,000 per year, working a 55 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Hildren

    Worst thing

    Red tape and ofstead

    4.5

    Teacher, October 2020

    • £29,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older

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How Birmingham City Council ranks

Birmingham City Council ranks joint 32nd to work for in teacher employers

  1. 32= Birmingham City Council
    6.1
  2. 32= Cumbria County Council
    6.1
  3. 32= Lancashire County Council
    6.1