ICT and Computing Teacher

James Brindley Academy, Bell Barn Road, Birmingham, B15 2AF
MPR/UPR + 1 SEN Point
30 Mar 2021
30 Apr 2021
vacancies@ jamesbrindley.org.uk
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

James Brindley School

Bell Barn Road


B15 2AF

Phone: 0121 666 6409

Email Address: vacancies@jamesbrindley.org.uk

Job Start Date: September 2021

Location: initially based the Birmingham Children’s Hospital but may be required to work across the Academy.

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. We offer a full-time curriculum to young people from EYFS to KS5 and our aim is always to enable them to ‘close the gap’ and to make outstanding progress during the time they are with us.

This is an excellent time to join James Brindley as the Academy continues to implement a revised strategic vision developed by staff, trustees and other stakeholders.

We are looking for an ICT and Computing Teacher; the role involves teaching pupils with medical needs who are unable to access mainstream education at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Many of our Young People have gaps in their education and we strive to implement creative teaching strategies to reduce the impact of educational disadvantage,

enabling all our Young People to access learning and make expected progress. You should be passionate about developing and supporting the needs of the whole child and committed to enabling all pupils to achieve their potential.

We are looking for a qualified teacher with tenacity, positivity and experience of teaching the subject at KS3 and KS4.

You should have QTS and a track record as a consistently good practitioner. Duties include teaching a variety of young people ensuring that work is differentiated to meet the specific needs of pupils who are admitted to a hospital ward setting.

Please be aware that this post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and any offer of employment is made conditional of this. You will also be required to register and pay for the DBS update service and ensure that documentary evidence is produced to ensure annual compliance and updates. You will also be required to provide written consent for

the employer to access this information at any time.

Closing Date: 30 April 2021, 8am

For further details and application form please visit our website at:


Interviews to be held: 11 May 2021

Completed Applications to be submitted by email to: vacancies@jamesbrindley.org.uk

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.


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