Assistant Principal – Teaching, Learning and Strategic Leadership of Hospitals and Home Tuition Service.

James Brindley is looking for an ambitious and highly motivated individual to join our unique educational provision. We are seeking a talented team player who will provide leadership and management for our excellent hospital and home tuition service that can help to develop outstanding teaching and learning practice and support opportunities to grow the provision.

James Brindley is a multi-sited, special Academy that provides education for young people, aged 2-19, whilst either in hospital or unable to attend mainstream school due to their medical conditions, special educational needs or disability.  Our locations are spread throughout Birmingham and comprise of 7 hospitals (both physical and mental health); 2 teaching centres for young people with social, emotional and mental health conditions and a specialist provision for ASC.

We have the highest aspirations for our young people and see no barrier and no limit to what they can achieve.  Prime examples of this are the recent success in achieving the Silver UNICEF award and being involved in the city-wide Echo Eternal project.

UNICEF celebration:

Echo Eternal Project:

We are looking for a leader skilled in change management who can create a culture where staff are motivated to develop their own skills. This is an outstanding opportunity for a creative professional with the drive to improve the education of young people unable to attend mainstream schools. The successful candidate will have evidence of leading and developing pedagogy to impact on the quality of education.

Remote meetings are available with The Senior Leadership Team via MS Teams on the following dates:

Tuesday 17th November (1.30 - 2.15pm) & Thursday 19th November (10.30 - 11.15am)

To register your interest, please contact Emma Yarwood, HR Administrator 0121 666 6409 ext 2338.

Closing date: 30th November 2020 (midday)                             

Interviews to be held: 10th and 11th December 2020

Start date: 19th April 2021 or sooner           

Please note that this post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and any offer of employment is made conditional of this.  You will be required to register and pay for the DBS update service as well as to provide written consent for the employer to access this information at any time.

Completed Applications to be submitted by email to:

James Brindley is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.