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with us

The Blue Coat School is a diverse and vibrant community. We pride ourselves on cultivating a staff community who are innovative and dynamic teachers; knowledgeable and passionate support staff and creative, forward-thinking leaders.

 

Discover the current vacancies available at the School below as well as the benefits of joining our staff.

Current vacancies

The current vacancies for The Blue Coat School Birmingham are listed below.

All staff have access to a range of benefits including ongoing CPD, a delicious free lunch each day during term time, remuneration on fees, access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, use of fitness facilities, social and wellbeing events and free on-site parking.

Teachers are enrolled into their choice of TPS or an alternative direct contribution pension scheme. Support Staff are enrolled into a direct contribution pension scheme with generous employer contributions and associated benefits.

Swimming Coach

We are seeking qualified, experienced and inspirational Swimming Coach to join our vibrant Sports Department. They should be willing to build upon their existing teaching skills, ensuring that modern, dynamic teaching methods are fully adopted to give every child (from Reception to Year 6) the opportunity to achieve their full potential. Candidates with or without QTS are welcome to apply. This is a full time, term time only post to begin in September 2024.

Closing Date - Wednesday 17 April 2024 at 9am

Interview Date - Monday 22nd April 2024

Start Date - September 2024

Core Hours - Full time, with occasional evenings and weekends

Salary - £16 - £20 per hour, depending on experience

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Integration Assistant (EAL support) – Maternity Cover

We are seeking to recruit a Part-Time Integration Assistant for a Maternity Cover position to work with children requiring EAL support across the school. The successful applicant will need to be caring and flexible, and be able to communicate effectively with children, parents and colleagues. Hours worked can be flexible, minimum 21 hours and maximum 28 hours per week during term time.

Closing Date - Wednesday 17 April 2024 at 9am

Interview Date - Tuesday 23 or Wednesday 24 April 2024

Start Date - September 2024

Core Hours - 21 - 28 per week during term time

Salary - £11,165 - £18,744 (subject to review in September)

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Teaching Assistant (Full Time – 2 posts)

We are seeking two dynamic and kind Teaching Assistants to join our fantastic Pre-Prep team here at BCS. The roles are full time starting from September 2024. The successful candidates will be expected to support KS1 class teachers and lead intervention groups as directed.

Closing Date - Wednesday 17 April 2024

Interview Date - Tuesday 23 or Wednesday 24 April 2024

Start Date - September 2024

Core Hours (non-negotiable) - 8am - 3.30pm Monday - Friday during term time, plus 10 days during holidays (paid in addition)

Salary - £18,609 (subject to review in September) plus extra paid hours available in Aftercare

Contract Type - one permanent and one maternity cover

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Key Stage 1 and 2 Teachers

We are seeking experienced and inspirational Key Stage 1 and 2 Teachers to join our vibrant school. They should be willing to build upon their existing teaching skills, ensuring that modern, dynamic teaching methods are fully adopted to give every child the opportunity to achieve their full potential. ECTs are welcome to apply. These are full time posts to begin in September 2024.

Closing Date - Wednesday 17 April 2024

Interview Date - Tuesday 23 or Wednesday 24 April 2024

Start Date - September 2024

Core Hours - Full Time

Salary - Based on MPS/UPS

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Breaktime Supervisor

Breaktime is an important part of the school day at the Blue Coat School. We are looking to recruit a Breaktime Supervisor to create a fun and safe environment for the children during morning and lunchtime breaks on Thursdays and Fridays during term time.

Closing Date - Wednesday 17 April 2024

Interview Date - Monday 22 April 2024

Start Date - Monday 3 June 2024

Core Hours - Thursday & Friday 9.45am - 2.15pm (term time only)

Salary - £13ph

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A Typical
Interview

As a high achieving private day school, with beautiful grounds and a portfolio of staff benefits, we are privileged to receive a large number of applications for every vacancy. Therefore, a rigorous selection process is in place to ensure the best candidate is appointed.

stage one

You will receive a tour of the School from a member of the leadership team.

stage two

A task relevant to the role.

Teachers will be observed teaching a planned lesson.

Teaching assistants will be observed following instructions from the class teacher and interacting with the children. In some cases they may be required to prepare an intervention task.

Support staff will be given a computer-based task relevant to their role.

stage three

A formal panel interview with a member of the senior leadership and other staff relevant to the post.

Further Information

Please note, we reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. Applications can only be accepted using the School’s application form, which will be made available with each individual job advert.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The safeguarding responsibilities of the post are listed within the job descriptions.

All applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including online searches, checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

At interview applicants must provide original documents to confirm their identity and right to work in the UK. They must also bring proof of qualifications where relevant for the post. The documentation required by applicants is listed in the Recruitment Policy which is available on the school website and from the School.

The Blue Coat School is an equal opportunities employer.

Get in touch

For any recruitment enquiries, please contact Corinna Gregory, HR Administrator, on 0121 410 6812 or email recruitment@thebluecoatschool.com

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