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  • Application deadline

    30 November 2021 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    19 November 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
Part time, flexible, 2 days/week (0.4 fte)
Contract type
Fixed term (Temporary fixed term Maternity Cover, (expected to last for 10 months from February 2022) )
MPR + 1 SEN Point

Job summary

Job title: Primary Teacher

Hours of work: Part time, flexible, 2 days/week (0.4 fte)

Contract type: Temporary fixed term Maternity Cover, (expected to last for 10 months from February 2022)

Salary: MPR + 1 SEN Point

Based at: JBA Short Term Provision (home tuition) (but can be based at other locations within James Brindley)

This is an excellent time to join James Brindley as the Academy continues to implement a strategic vision developed by pupils, staff and other stakeholders. Join us to ‘Think Differently to inspire young people to overcome all barriers and achieve their dreams.’

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.

The role involves teaching pupils with medical needs who are unable to access mainstream education. This may take place online or in the pupil’s home. Many of our pupils have gaps in their education and we strive to implement creative teaching strategies to reduce the impact of educational disadvantage, enabling all our pupils 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 temporary Primary teacher with tenacity, positivity and experience of teaching EYFS, KS1 and KS2 You should have QTS and a track record as a consistently good practitioner. Duties include teaching a variety of pupils, sometimes with PMLD ensuring that work is differentiated to meet the specific needs of pupils who require teaching in the home.

You will be providing tuition online and in the homes of your students, you will be required to travel across all areas of the city.

Closing date: Tuesday 30th November

Interviews to be held: 9th December 2021

Start date: February 2022

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.

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

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
116 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
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.

School location

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

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