Birmingham City Council

Academic Learning Coach

King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy New Street Frankley B45 0EU
Spot Point Salary £19,000 Non-QTS or £21,000 QTS
08 Jun 2022
28 Jun 2022
e.wills@bwa.kevibham. org
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
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King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy

New Street


B45 0EU

Telephone Number: 0121 464 9901

Email Address:

Job Start Date: September 2022

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated graduate or recently qualified teacher to join our SEND team at King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy. Subject specialisms required: English, Mathematics, Science and Humanities.

The role will be to support pupils in Years 7 – 11 with statements of Special Education Need working alongside subject teachers in supporting pupils with their class work, in addition to specific intervention and bespoke 1:1 support. The ideal candidate will be a team player and be driven by results. In turn, you will be joining an inviting, friendly, and supportive team who are equally passionate in supporting pupils to achieve their full potential. The role offers you the opportunity to work in a busy environment which is exciting, challenging and highly rewarding.

Who will you be joining?

King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy is located in South West Birmingham. The academy is rapidly improving and continuing to benefit from having joined King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham which has led to investment across the academy, including the availability of cutting-edge technology in each classroom. King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy is proud to be part of The Schools of King Edward VI Birmingham which supports its schools,

faculties/departments and individual staff to work collaboratively. The successful candidate will benefit from a wide range of professional development opportunities encompassing the potential to experience schools across the Foundation and to pursue professional qualifications. There will be opportunities to collaborate with other schools and to benefit from their expertise and resources.

Our expectations and aspirations

King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy has the highest aspirations and expectations for all members of its community.

As a member of staff, you will be valued, challenged, and supported in making a difference to the lives of our young people. We expect the same of our pupils. We demand courtesy, endeavour, and resilience from all of our pupils and the support of their parents and carers.

We are exceptionally proud of our academy and our young people and would encourage interested applicants to come and spend some time with the leadership team to understand our shared vision, have a look around and experience what life is like as part of our community.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

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 necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; 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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