Assistant Principal

Assistant Principal – Teaching, Learning & Assessment (across the Academy)

Salary: L14 – L18

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 Silver UNICEF award and being involved in the city-wide Echo Eternal project.

UNICEF celebration:

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.

Candidates are welcome to visit the centres prior to application on either of the dates below. To register your interest, please contact Emma Yarwood, HR Administrator 0121 666 6409 ext 2338.


Wednesday 27th March 2019 10.00 – 12.00 at KS4 Centre, Bell Barn Road, B15 2AF

Closing date:                

8am 2nd April 2019

Interviews to be held:   

Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th April 2019

Start date:                   

1st September 2019

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 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.

For further details and application form please contact the school at the address or telephone number below or visit the website at:


Tel: 0121 666 6409 - Contact the school for an informal discussion.

Completed Applications to be submitted by email to:


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