Birmingham City Council

Class Teacher

Leycroft Academy
MPR/UPR + 1 SEN Allowance
24 Jun 2022
04 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Fixed term until February 2023

Leycroft Academy

Gressel Lane


B33 9UF

Telephone Number: 0121 809 0885

Email Address:

Job Start Date: September 2022

We are looking for a highly effective creative and inspirational classroom practitioner to join Leycroft Academy, part of Forward Education Trust, a rapidly growing Multi Academy Trust established in 2017 serving special schools across the West Midland area. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled classroom teacher who is enthusiastic and motivated to help our students develop and reach their full potential.

Leycroft Academy has recently de-amalgamated having previously been part of Brays School; this new school specialises in the education of primary-aged pupils with a diagnosis on the Autistic Spectrum. The school has high standards of teaching and learning and is committed to ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential.

The successful candidate will:

• have previous teaching experience and skills of working with children across at least two key stages

• have experience of working with children with complex autism and communication difficulties

• have QTS status

• be a team player

We can offer you:

• a commitment to support you in developing new skills through a wide range of professional development opportunities and experiences

• the opportunity to make a huge contribution to the education and lives of children who respond very positively to high quality teaching and support

• a friendly and inclusive working environment

What we are looking for:

• considerable skill as an outstanding teacher who has experience of working with children with special needs

• commitment to engaging and inspiring our pupils, and the ability to make a real difference to their learning and general well-being

• flexibility, commitment, and excellent interpersonal skills

Closing Date: Monday 4 July 2022, 9am

To apply, please visit our school website

Please complete an application form and email it to:

The Trust may review applications upon receipt and may call applicants for interview prior to the advert closing date.

Therefore, you are encouraged to make an early application for this role, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date.

Please note that only Forward Education Trust applications will be accepted, we will not read accompanying CVs or accept them in place of an application form.

The successful candidate must promote this ethos.

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.

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.

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.

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