Brighton Aldridge Community Academy

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WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE BACA?

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy is a state funded entrepreneurial Academy with the specialism of sport and entrepreneurship for 11-18 year olds.  We pride ourselves on ensuring students are equipped with the academic, social and emotional skills which will ensure they continue to thrive once they have left our school.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton is a vibrant and young city with a cosmopolitan feel and way of life which attracts people from all around the world.  This is enhanced by the addition of two universities, University of Brighton and University of Sussex, and a wealth of cultural treasures.  An exciting seaside city with an excellent quality of life with its coffee bars, restaurants, pubs, night clubs and theatres.  Wander through 'The Laines' enjoying the boutique shopping, and street entertainers.

You can walk along the promenade, and stroll out to sea on Brighton Pier or ride on England's oldest Volk Electric Railway along Madeira Drive to Brighton Marina, admiring the fine Regency terraces as you go.

Brighton has excellent rail and road links to and from London (52 mins by train) and with the port of Newhaven just 10 miles away you have easy access to France and Europe.

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy offers the following:

  • State of the art facilities
  • Established and successful mentoring programme for all new staff
  • The opportunity to complete a Master's in Education
  • A small school where every child is known
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of the young people you teach
  • Young and vibrant staff from all around the world

BACA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For all Multi-Academy Trust roles please visit the Aldridge Education website.

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of our students?

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy is an 11-18 school with the specialisms of entrepreneurship and sport. Our mission is to ensure all BACA students benefit from an excellent education, secure great qualifications and develop into young adults who are the first choice recruits for universities and employers. The academy’s motto is simple - “Believe you can”. Whether in the classroom, on the sports field or performing on stage, we inspire each of our students to develop the knowledge and skills they need to follow their passions into a successful future.

Our students benefit from great teaching, an exceptional building and facilities as well as extensive opportunities in terms of enrichment, sport and the creative arts. Outcomes are strong and improving at Key Stage 4 and 5.  Ofsted graded the school as 'Good' in 2016 and noted that the care, guidance and support that students receive is outstanding. Through encouraging an enterprising mindset we enable students to thrive in today's rapidly-changing world. We teach students to be innovative and resilient through promoting the Aldridge Attributes of teamwork, creativity, passion, problem-solving, risk-taking and determination in all aspects of academy life.

CURRENT vacancies 

Support VACANCIES

Estates Officer Role 

We are looking to appoint an Estates Officer to join Aldridge Education Multi- Academy Trust.  The Estates Officer will ensure that their academies function safely and effectively on a daily basis. The role is customer-focused and is key to ensuring that all estates and facilities services are available and fit for purpose at all times.   As a member of the Estates Team, the Estates Officer is expected to set and maintain high professional standards at all times and support the academy leaders and the Estates Cluster Supervisor, and the wider Estates Team in delivering both an outstanding service to our customers and the vision of the Trust.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain the building and grounds and undertake repairs and maintenance to fixtures and fittings, including desks, tables and chairs, and decoration within the Estates Cluster of academies
  • Responsible for the on-site management and coordination of an external contractor such as cleaning, catering, and or grounds management
  • Undertake physical work both indoors and outdoors, including moving and lifting heavy objects, sweeping playgrounds, cleaning, gardening and grounds maintenance, setting up for curricular and non-curricular academy events, community use, and other events as required by your customers
  • Follow safe systems of work, and have a working knowledge of relevant risk assessments and method statements
  • Respond to all requests received from your academies in an appropriate and professional manner, logging and reporting actions and outcomes to the Estates Cluster Supervisor

Aldridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For further details about this position please find our job description here.

To apply please complete an application form and send it with a supporting letter to Human Resources at hr@baca-uk.co.uk 

Student Support Leader

We are looking to appoint a Student Support Leader to join our Student Manager team. The Student Support Leader will work closely with the Heads of Year and the Assistant Principal for Culture and Ethos to ensure that the pastoral needs of students are effectively met, raising their aspirations, self-esteem, resilience, and motivation levels so they can achieve their academic potential. The Student Support Leader will be responsible for student attendance, behavior, safety, and wellbeing. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Support and work closely with the Heads of Year and the Assistant Principal for Culture and Ethos to ensure that the pastoral needs of students are effectively met, raising their aspirations, self-esteem, resilience, and motivation levels so they can achieve their academic potential
  • Support Heads of Year in managing day-to-day academic, behavioral, and social issues
  • Monitor and manage students throughout the school day including the start and end of the day and during break times
  • Monitor and take appropriate action relating to student data on attendance, punctuality, behaviour and praise points
  • Build positive relationships with students and their parents and carers through regular contact
  • Be consistent in the delivery of all the academy’s policies and practice
  • Be a role model for students through personal presentation and professional conduct

Aldridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For further details about this position please find our recruitment pack here.

To apply please complete an application form and send with a supporting letter hirving@baca-uk.co.uk, by the closing date of 09:00hrs Monday 21st June, 2021. Interviews will take w/c 21st June, although we reserve the right to interview and appoint early.

Teacher of Art

We are appointing an exceptional Teacher of Art to join our team. We are looking for someone with the right blend of experience and interpersonal skills to help our students realise their potential. BACA will provide the right balance of support, challenge, and stimulation for both job satisfaction and career development for the successful candidate. This post will be part-time for 3- 6 days per fortnight (flexibility available for the right candidate). The position will start from September 2021 until January 2022 initially.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be consistent in the delivery of all the Academy’s policies and practice
  • Support the Subject Leader to secure high quality learning and raise standards
  •  Set high expectations for all students through aspirational target setting
  • Be a role model for students through personal presentation and professional conduct
  • Manage student learning through effective planning and delivery in accordance with the Academy policies and curricular schemes of workEnsure all students engage in learning and maximize their potential
  • Contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of children and young people
  • Use positive management of behaviour in an environment of mutual respect that respect that allows students to feel safe and secure and promotes their self-esteem.

For further details about this position please find our recruitment pack here.

Aldridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To apply please complete an application form and send it with a supporting letter to Hannah Irving at hirving@baca-uk.co.uk by the closing date: 9:00 am Monday, 28th June 2021.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closure date.

Learning Support Apprentice

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy is currently recruiting for a Learning Support Apprentice. The appointee will support the class teachers to enhance students learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress.
To find out further information about this position or to apply please follow the link below.
https://aldridgeadultlearning.com/apprenticeship-programmes/