Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor
  • Other teaching support

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 36.5 hours per week + banked hours

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Scale Points 11-23 (£25,979 - £32,076)

Additional allowances

SEN allowance (£2,539)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Calthorpe Academy are looking for a digital literacy instructor with a passion for computing and digital skills who will, under the guidance, of the Senior Leadership Team and extended leadership team deliver our digital literacy Curriculum across the academy for learners with SLD, ASD and PMLD.

As the digital literacy instructor in the school, you will be responsible for ensuring that every learner enjoys an excellent experience in your lessons and will work very closely with the rest of the team in planning and delivering interesting and engaging sequences of lessons. You will be provided with a stimulating environment and will a range of suitable resources to accompany curriculum implementation.

The role is 36.5 hours per week. Although the working pattern for the role will be term-time only, the successful candidate will be paid all year round to account for any extra planning necessary.

What the school offers its staff

School Information

This Ofsted Rated "Good" School has sound behaviour and achieves good results year on year. They believe that their staff are the most important factor in making an impact for pupils and has put every measure in place to allow you to assist in the most effective way possible. This is an exciting opportunity for you to shape and develop your own career within an exciting and highly supportive environment as a digital literacy instructor.

  • A competitive salary
  • A full and varied CPD programme offering teaching and learning development for their staff.
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop, and grow.
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across their learning partnership.
  • An energised and professional working environment.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience of working with children (experience with SEND preferable)
  • Level 3 qualification equivalent or above in specialist subject area or closely related discipline
  • Appropriate assessing qualification preferable

Calthorpe Academy has been rated ‘good’ by OFSTED following our inspection in October 2023.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Calthorpe Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
428 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number
0121 773 4637

School location

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