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Teacher of Literacy for Life & Leader of SEND Provision

Jewellery Quarter Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands

Job details

Job role Teacher
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS/UPS

Job summary

Position: Teacher of Literacy for Life & Leader of SEND Provision

Apply by: Friday 2nd October 2020

Salary: MPS/UPS +TLR 2b (for the right candidate)

Contract term: Permanent

Job start: ASAP

School Visits: By arrangement only

Interview date: Tuesday 6th October

CORE Education Trust is inspired and guided by its four CORE values of Collaboration; Opportunity; Respect and Excellence. The Trust is led by some of Birmingham's leading education and business leaders. The Trust works with high profile partners, Birmingham City Football Club, the Tennis Foundation and The Birmingham Rep. Theatre.

Jewellery Quarter Academy (JQA) opened in 2014. It puts the education and learning experience of students at the heart of everything. As a result, it is a successful, growing, over-subscribed inner city school. For further information about our academy, please visit the website.

We are looking to appoint a Teacher for Literacy for Life (Teacher Pay Spine). We are seeking inspirational teachers from either secondary or Upper Key Stage 2 to fulfil this role. For the right candidate, we are also looking to add leadership of SEND provision to the role, in return for a TLR 2b.

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to be part of a team delivering our Year 7 competency-based curriculum. Literacy for Life is a thematic curriculum taught for 17 hours with a single teacher in Year 7, 13 hours in Year 8 and 9 hours in Year 9. Each teacher is focused on the 25 students in their class, not just from an academic perspective but also getting to know the students and their families and forming a partnership which will really help students to progress.

This position requires:
• The ability to contribute to an enthusiastic and hardworking department

• The ability to consistently teach high quality lessons

• Confidence to be innovative and creative in the classroom

• The determination to drive rapid student progress across a full range of abilities

• A team player who wants to contribute to broader life at JQA

• Personal ambition and the desire to develop as a professional

• An excellent role model for our students

For an informal discussion and / or tour, please contact Samantha Hibbs at the Academy
0121 729 7220

The successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

CORE Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Employee benefits

TLR 2B (for the right candidate)

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase Secondary
School size 553 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Jewellery Quarter Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@core-education.co.uk

About Jewellery Quarter Academy

Jewellery Quarter Academy is guided by CORE Education Trust’s values of collaboration, opportunity, respect, and excellence. At Rockwood we embrace, celebrate, and promote the CORE Values, which guide us in all our endeavours.

CORE Education Trust was founded in 2015 and its approach is to offer schools and academies bespoke, local solution sponsorship arrangements. The Trust works closely with its leaders to ensure the CORE Values are embodied by the staff and children in its schools and academies,

Jewellery Quarter Academy values every young person and their talents; our students are gifted in many ways – they are imaginative, creative, and artistic. We are blessed to be where we are, in a rich, diverse community with a plethora of facilities and attractions that help to develop the culture of our young people

School location

St George's Court, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3AA

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