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 lanes 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.

Aldridge Education Application

To apply for a role at Aldridge Education please see the forms to complete and read below.

Aldridge Education application

Disclosure of Criminal Convictions and Cautions Form

Safer Recruitment Policy

CURRENT vacancies

TEACHING vacancies

Head of KS4 - Science 

BACA has an opening for an individual to join its growing and high performing School. We are looking for a teacher, passionate about teaching to join the supportive and cohesive team to add to the energy and enthusiasm we have at BACA.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 7 July 2022.
For further details about this position please find our application pack here.
If after reading the details you would like to apply for this post, please complete the application form online via the Trust’s People HR Applicant Tracking System 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.

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)

BACA has an opening for an individual to join its growing and high-performing School. We are looking for a teacher, passionate about teaching to join the supportive and cohesive team to add to the energy and enthusiasm we have at BACA.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 23 June 2022. 
For further details about this position please find our application pack here.
If after reading the details you would like to apply for this post please complete the application form online via the Trust’s People HR Applicant Tracking System 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.

Head of Year 

BACA is recruiting for 5 Head of Years'. The Head of Year will be supporting the SLT and staff in implementing a vision for excellence by providing a level of service to all stakeholders based on high standards. 

Other duties include:

  • Supporting the senior leadership team and colleagues in creating a climate hospitable to education in order that safety, a co-operative spirit and other foundations of fruitful interaction prevail.  
  • Cultivating leadership in others so that students and colleagues assume their parts in realising the school vision. 
  • Providing a level of service which enables teachers to teach and students to learn.
  • Provide a high standard of pastoral care and support to students and their families.
The closing date for applications is 12pm on 30 June. 
For further details about this position please find our application pack here.
If after reading the details you would like to apply for this post please complete the application form online via the Trust’s People HR Applicant Tracking System 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

Support VACANCIES

Exam Officer

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy is currently recruiting for an Exam Officer.  The Exam Officer will be responsible for the planning, preparation, and administration of all internal and external examinations for the school to ensure that all students are able to achieve their best possible results.
The closing date for applications at 12pm on 14 July 2022. 
For further details about this position please find our application pack here.
If after reading the details you would like to apply for this post please complete the application form online via the Trust’s People HR Applicant Tracking System 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.

Exam Invigilator

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy is currently recruiting for an Exam Invigilator. The Exam Invigilator will be responsible for supporting the Exams Officer in providing high-quality administration of the examinations process.

The closing date for applications is at 12pm on 20 July. 
For further details about this position please find our application pack here.
If after reading the details you would like to apply for this post please complete the application form online via the Trust’s People HR Applicant Tracking System 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.

Cover Supervisor

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy is currently recruiting for a Cover Supervisor.
The key duties of the role will consist of the following:
  • To manage the learning process for small groups of students in situations where the lead teacher is not present in the immediate area.
  • To cover lessons when a teacher is absent in accordance with the specific framework set out below.
  • To invigilate in examinations.
  • To supervise students on offsite activities and during offsite learning activities in accordance with the specific framework set out below.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on 30 June 2022.

For further details about this position please find our application pack here.
If after reading the details you would like to apply for this post please complete the application form online via the Trust’s People HR Applicant Tracking System 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.

Learning Support Assistant 

We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant. We are looking for an LSA that shares our commitment to educational excellence. The role is to offer support to Special Educational Needs students who have an EHCP (Education and Health Care Plan) to enable them to develop their skills, confidence, engagement, social skills and help guide them towards success within the classroom.

Educational Health Care Plan Students have a range of disabilities and needs relating to cognition and learning, social, emotional and mental health, communication and interaction and/or sensory and physical. The role will be supporting these students on a 1:1 or small group basis in the classroom and around the building at break times as necessary.


We will consider full-time or part-time hours for the right candidate.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the SENCO to secure high-quality learning and raise standards.
  • Be consistent in the delivery of all the academy’s policies and practice.
  • Model the entrepreneurial traits of having a determination to succeed and a positive attitude to your work.
  • Support the SENCo to secure a high-quality learning experience in tutor time

Qualities we are looking for in our Learning Support Assistants:

  • An interest in, and love of, working with children
  • Positivity, passion, and initiative, in delivering and supporting stimulating learning opportunities for the students
  • That little bit extra in terms of making a difference for the students and contributing as a colleague
  • The ability to enable all students, as individuals, to thrive with your support
  • Good communication and IT 

The closing date for applications is 12pm on 30 June 202. 

For further details about this position please find our application pack here.
If after reading the details you would like to apply for this post please complete the application form in full online via the Trust’s People HR Applicant Tracking System 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.

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.

VACANCIES at our partner schools

ACADEMY ROLES

 

Cluster IT Manager

We are seeking to appoint a hands-on, experienced, and highly motivated individual as Cluster IT Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with proven skills, problem-solving ability, and aspirations to undertake the leadership and management of day-to-day operations on all of our cluster sites, managing call queues and helping Technicians on-site in delivering excellent customer IT support services.

The role would suit someone who has initiative, experience working in a busy school or
cluster environment and excellent communication skills.

The IT team handles all aspects of the IT infrastructure and services. The Cluster IT Manager will work closely with Cluster IT Team to provide management of IT services, general IT support. The Cluster IT Manager will manage the agreed solutions and projects for network and system configurations.

The postholder should expect to work some unsocial hours to undertake planned security
maintenance and upgrade work. Some of the work is project-based, which may require
extended hours at critical times.

To find out more about the role please click here.

To apply please send your application formDBS form, and cover letter to hr@baca-uk.co.uk