ICT and Computing Teacher

Hours of work: Full-time

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

Salary: MPS/UPS + 1 SEN Point

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.

Closing date: 8am 30th April 2021

Interviews to be held: 11th May 2021

Start date: September 2021

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.

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.

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

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