Hours per week: part-time or full-time, term time only
Contract type: Permanent
James Brindley Academy
Bell Barn Road
Telephone number: 0121 666 6409
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Required as soon as possible.
Across James Brindley Academy, online teaching will also be required.
Join us to ‘Think Differently’, to inspire young people to overcome all barriers and achieve their dreams’. If you are a well-organised and resilient professional who has high expectations and a positive mindset this could be the job for you.
We are seeking a flexible individual to join our Short-Term Provision Team. Working with secondary aged pupils, who are unable to attend school for medical reasons;you will play a key role in ensuring they do not fall behind and have gaps in their knowledge. The job involves actively supporting and facilitating work set by the home schools or delivering the Academy’s established curriculum. This will be a blend of face-to-face and online sessions, so excellent IT skills are essential. You will need to have at least a GCSE A-C (or equivalent) in English and maths. Due to the nature of the posts, a current valid driving licence and car access are also essential.
James Brindley is a stand-alone Academy based in a wide variety of locations across the City of Birmingham. In the course of a school year, we educate over 3,000 young people for periods ranging from a few days in hospital to several years in one of our teaching centres. The majority of our young people have complex medical needs, and many have been out of education for a significant period of time prior to joining the Academy.
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.
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.
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 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.
An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.
Closing date: 7 November 2023, midnight
Please apply online