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    20 June 2024 at 9am

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    27 March 2024

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  • Teaching assistant

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Full-time equivalent salary

£23,237.89 - £25,742.78

Learning Hub Manager/Careers Support job summary

Job Title: Learning Hub Manager/Careers Support

Location: North Birmingham Academy

E-ACT North Birmingham Academy |Preparing for the Future 

E-ACT North Birmingham Academy is a vibrant, diverse community with a commitment excellence and an inclusive ethos at its heart. Located in the heart of North Birmingham, our academy embodies the philosophy of ‘keep up, not catch up,’ in every aspect of our curriculum planning—ensuring no student is left behind. 

At E-ACT North Birmingham Academy, we are ambitious for all our students. We guide them to become successful individuals who are well-prepared for the next stage in their journey, whether it be the world of work or further education. 

Celebrating success is at the heart of our academy culture. We do this within an environment of inclusivity and care, where every student feels supported and part of a team. Our ethos is encapsulated in three pillars: Nurturing Environment, Boundless Opportunities, Achieving Highly. 

Find out more here: https://northbirminghamacademy.e-act.org.uk 


Want to make a difference to young people? 

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding journey within an educational community that values diversity, encourages collaboration, and celebrates excellence? We are seeking to appoint a Learning Hub Manager/Careers Support who will oversee the management of the Learning Hub, and who can tutor small groups and individual students in English / Literacy up to GCSE level.


The successful candidate should be able to offer excellent communication skills along with experience of working with young people. Academically you would need to be sufficiently qualified to tutor students to GCSE standard (see person specification). This position provides excellent preparation for people who are considering careers in teaching and who are looking to gain experience of working with young people or working in a school setting.


Key responsibilities:

  • To ensure that The Learning Hub is accessible and welcoming to students and staff during specified opening times.
  • To supervise The Learning Hub at designated times and ensure it is a productive and appropriate independent working space for students.
  • To ensure The Learning Hub displays are up to date, inspiring and promote the ethos of reading and literacy, student independence and growth mindsets. 
  • To support in timetabled Reading Lessons by working with targeted students on a 1:1/small group basis
  • To assist with the co-ordination and delivery of activities and events to promote higher education progression with a wide range of stake holders, including Universities, Colleges, Local Authorities, Schools and other Local Partnerships. The delivery of these activities will take place in a variety of settings


Pay range: SCP 12-18 -  £23,237.89 - £25,742.78 (FTE £26,421.00 to 29,269.00) - 37 hours per week 39 weeks per year.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree or equivalent relevant qualification
  • GCSE Maths and English minimum grade 4 or equivalent
  • Library management systems
  • Ability to demonstrate, role model and inspire a passion for reading
  • Development of a school library collection and learning resources


What are we about? 

Outstanding Teaching and Learning: We strongly believe that outstanding teaching and learning are the keys to unlocking exceptional outcomes for our children. You will play a pivotal role in delivering high-quality education that nurtures the minds of our students. 

Advocacy and inclusion: At our academy, every child matters, regardless of their background. Your role will involve providing each child with a fantastic, inspiring, and inclusive education that recognises and celebrates their individuality. 

People-First Culture: We proudly celebrate the diversity of our academy and our community. Join us in co-constructing the essence of an extraordinary workplace and learning environment where both staff and students feel valued and included. 

Collaborative Excellence: Our exceptional staff collaborate across our 29 academies to share ideas and problem solve. You will have the opportunity to share your skills, hear from experts and work with staff across the country to develop your practice.  


About E-ACT: 

Join a trust that is going places! 

Having recently won MAT of the Year 2023 at both the MAT Excellence Awards and National School Awards, this is a very exciting time to join us! Why do we feel we have been recognised as a strong MAT? It is down to our dedicated, talented staff that are committed in delivering nothing but excellence for all of our children and young people.  

We all pride ourselves in fostering a people-first culture, which extends to all our pupils, staff, and stakeholders. We are proud to lead a community of 29 academies, educating of over 18,000 pupils across our five core hubs. Our staff satisfaction is above national benchmarks and we run a range of projects and programmes to address key topics such as workload and wellbeing. 

Our Opening Minds, Opening Doors strategy is at the forefront of everything we do, we don’t just prepare our pupils for the world; we equip them to thrive and succeed within it. Through our collaborative approach to education, we aim to open doors to a world of opportunities, where every child can pursue their dreams. 

Want to be a part of something extraordinary? Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk   


Collaborative Working: Thrive in an environment that values teamwork and collaboration, fostering a culture of shared knowledge and collective success. 

Support System of 29 Academies: Be part of a network of 29 academies, providing a dedicated support system and opportunities for professional growth and collaboration. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Access to confidential counselling services, providing emotional support and guidance when needed. 

Cycle to Work: Enjoy a healthy commute with our cycle-to-work programme, making bicycles more affordable. 

Electric Car Scheme: Take advantage of our environmentally friendly initiative, making electric vehicles more accessible for a sustainable and efficient commute. 

Generous Pension: Secure your future with a robust pension plan, ensuring financial well-being during retirement. 


How to apply: 

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Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form. 


E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references. 

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.  

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.

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About E-Act North Birmingham Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1023 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

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