19 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    30 April 2021 at 8:00 am

  • Date listed

    31 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Salary: L14 - 18

Job summary

Assistant Principal – Teaching, Learning Assessment Salary: L14 - 18

James Brindley is looking for an ambitious and highly motivated individual to join our unique educational provision. The dynamic Leadership team seek a talented team player who will enhance the standards of teaching, learning and assessment across the academy.

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 Gold UNICEF award and being involved in the citywide 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.

Closing date: 30th April 2021

Interviews to be held: May 13th & 14th 2021

Start date: September 2021 (negotiable)

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.

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

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

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
126 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About James Brindley School

James Brindley is a specialist academy which aims to provide a high quality education in a safe, supportive and aspirational environment for all children and young people unable to attend mainstream school because of health related or special educational needs.

We provide education for children and young people aged 2 – 19 who are in hospital or unable to attend mainstream school due to their medical conditions or special educational needs.

James Brindley Academy delivers education across 10 sites including teaching centres and hospitals throughout Birmingham.

Arranging a visit to James Brindley School

Candidates are invited to meet with members of The Senior Leadership Team to learn more about James Brindley Academy via Microsoft Teams prior to application on the dates below.

27th April 2021

9:30am via Microsoft Teams

28th April 2021

11:00am via Microsoft Teams.

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

School location

Bell Barn Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2AF

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