Calthorpe Academy is a 380+ place, all age 2-19 Special School catering for children with severe, profound, complex needs and autism. Our exceptionally well-equipped school is situated in the heart of Birmingham.

Calthorpe has established a reputation for innovative practice and strong leadership in driving forward the status of Special Education in its widest sense. We are seeking dynamic talented and motivated staff who wish to flourish in such an environment.

Current Vacancies:

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Application Form

Application For Employment - Teaching (PDF Document)

Application for Employment - Teaching (Word Document)

Application For Employment - Non-Teaching (PDF Document)

Application for Employment - Non-Teaching (Word Document)

Other Vacancies

Specialist jobs are sometimes handled by Hays – so please check there as well: Calthorpe Academy Jobs @ Hays


Commitment to the safeguarding of children and young people:

The post for which you are applying gives substantial access to children. Calthorpe Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all staff working with children and young people are expected to share a commitment to this.

You will be expected to report any concerns about the safeguarding of children and/or young people in accordance with the agreed procedures.

Successful applicants will be required, as part of their role, to attend regular safeguarding training relevant to the role.

If your conduct in relation to the safeguarding of children or young people gives cause for concern, the agreed child protection procedures will be followed alongside the Academy’s disciplinary procedure.

References will be sought prior to an interview and we will ask about your performance and conduct, including any disciplinary action taken and/or allegations/issues relating to children and young people in order that your suitability to work with children/young people can be assessed.

Employment is conditional upon the results of an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (with a barred list check) which will indicate your suitability to work with children.

Applications for teaching roles will involve a check of the Teaching Council’s Prohibition List, to ensure they are not subject to a prohibition order issued by the Secretary of State.

All interviews will be conducted by one of our safer recruitment trained Senior Leader.

Feedback on applications

Unfortunately, due to a large number of applications we regularly receive, it is not possible to provide feedback to individual applicants regarding unsuccessful applications.


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