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Vacancies

At numerous times, QAC have a number of vacancies which may be of interest to you.  Have a look at the current vacancies we have on offer below: 


Fundraising Officer

Location: Queen Alexandra College

We are seeking to recruit a Fundraising Officer.

The Fundraising Officer will be responsible for business development, having a focus on Trust and Foundations fundraising.  They will work with colleagues to create engaging cases for support, and subsequent applications, to organisations that are able to make grants for charitable purposes. They will also assist in maximising income generation by actively engaging other fundraising activities within the team and college.

You will have a minimum of two years’ experience in Trust & foundation Fundraising with a demonstrable track record and the ability to work to prescribed deadlines and monitoring and reporting processes. You will have excellent written communication skills and a high level of attention to detail. You will enjoy researching and collating information to support your fundraising efforts, and producing promotional materials such as leaflets and brochures to showcase these efforts.

Our Fundraising Office is a busy office environment, responsible for generating voluntary income from a range of sources including Trust & Foundations, corporate supporters and events. They work closely with senior management team and other staff to identify and maximise opportunities to generate support and additional income for the College, turning a number of projects a reality for our students. 

The role is a part time position, working 24 hours over three days and we offer a FTE salary of £25,066 - £27,799 (actual salary £16,250 - £18,030). The closing date for the role is midday on the 15th October 

To review the job description and person specification please click here

Queen Alexandra College (QAC) is a national residential College and registered charity that supports a diverse range of student/client abilities and needs. Our College provides education, training, routes to independent living and employment through an innovative, holistic approach to learning and support.

We welcome students who come to our College from all over the country – as well as many who are local to us. All students, clients and staff are supported within safe and well-resourced environments. We have educational and learning sites based in Birmingham, one of Europe’s most welcoming and vibrant cities, with a rich and diverse culture. Our main site is based in Harborne, a pleasant leafy Birmingham suburb, on a friendly and green acre campus with excellent facilities and resources.

QAC makes a positive difference to the lives and learning of people with disabilities and learning difficulties. We have high expectations of staff, students and clients whilst being responsive, innovative and collaborative. Our College values drive how we work with students, clients, stakeholders and as a team. 

We continue to attract and retain staff of the highest calibre, who are proud of QAC’s achievements and who wish to be an integral part of our ongoing and future successes.

Aspiring to be successful Leaders in Diversity (stage 3) drives the culture at QAC and we warmly welcome applications from individuals who share our values, from all backgrounds, to add to our committed and diverse team.

Due to the nature of our work the successful candidate will be subject to a DBS clearance.


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Deadline:
29 October 2021

Salary:
25066 - 27799 per annum (FTE)

Type:
Permanent


Maths Teacher

Location: Queen Alexandra College

We are seeking a maths teacher who would relish the challenge of stretching each individual student in both their academic potential and their use of math's to support independent living skills.  Students are working towards a variety of qualifications from pre entry level, through to GCSE. This is an opportunity to support individuals who are committed to improving their mathematical skills and furthering their own learning. QAC have small class sizes that are generally supported by a Learning Support Assistant(s).

While teaching experience of students with EHC plans is desirable this should not detract new entrants to the profession with SEN as a prime interest from applying.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage the curriculum through preparation, research, liaison with colleagues and relevant agencies and management of resources, whilst being able to promote the aims and ethos of the College both within the teaching and learning context and within the corporate life of the College. 

The ideal candidate will contribute to the development of a curriculum which is appropriate to learner needs and conforms to the requirements of examination boards (if required) and funding agencies. Deliver, plan and assess the curriculum in an innovative, responsible and flexible manner using a highly individualised approach in collaboration with the Curriculum Area Manager. Plan, assess and record the individual achievements of each learner against Individual Learning Plans, EHCP Plans and in accordance with RARPA robust quality processes and funding agency criteria.

Queen Alexandra College (QAC) is a national residential College and registered charity that supports a diverse range of student/client abilities and needs. Our College provides education, training, routes to independent living and employment through an innovative, holistic approach to learning and support.

We welcome students who come to our College from all over the country – as well as many who are local to us. All students, clients and staff are supported within safe and well-resourced environments. We have educational and learning sites based in Birmingham, one of Europe’s most welcoming and vibrant cities, with a rich and diverse culture. Our main site is based in Harborne, a pleasant leafy Birmingham suburb, on a friendly and green acre campus with excellent facilities and resources.

QAC makes a positive difference to the lives and learning of people with disabilities and learning difficulties. We have high expectations of staff, students and clients whilst being responsive, innovative and collaborative. Our College values drive how we work with students, clients, stakeholders and as a team. 

We continue to attract and retain staff of the highest calibre, who are proud of QAC’s achievements and who wish to be an integral part of our ongoing and future successes.

Aspiring to be successful Leaders in Diversity (stage 3) drives the culture at QAC and we warmly welcome applications from individuals who share our values, from all backgrounds, to add to our committed and diverse team.

Due to the nature of our work the successful candidate will be subject to a DBS clearance.

To review the job description and apply please click here.

Closing Date: 22nd October 12:00 noon

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £24,249 to £34,435 per year. The salary is within a banded pay scale, comprised of 3 levels (Q1, Q2, Q3). Level is determined by job role requirements. The majority of posts at QAC will be at Q1 with the opportunity for further progression based on College requirements and individual development

Start Date: To be agreed based on applicant availability and mutual agreement.

 

 

 

 

 


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Deadline:
22 October 2021

Salary:
24,736.50 - 35,128 per annum

Type:
Permanent


Learning Support Assistant

Location: Queen Alexandra College

The successful candidates will support teaching staff in the delivery of the curriculum, as well as provide dedicated, one to one support to students with multi disability/complex needs.  Therefore, you will be confident in managing student's behaviour, and proactively manage student social and emotional well being. This includes providing personal care when needed and supporting the development of communication skills, and positive behavior. 

Our student group is very diverse, ranging from those studying entry level preparation for life skills through to level 3 qualifications, and LSAs are allocated according to student needs and where possible, applicants’ individual skills. 

You must be reliable, empathetic, a good communicator and passionate about enabling people with disabilities to achieve their individual goals. Candidates should have an understanding of the needs of people with complex disabilities and be able to deal with them patiently, flexibly and respectfully whilst promoting and maintaining dignity and individuality, particularly when supporting students with practical activities and personal care. You need to be proactive, calm and resilient when supporting students with emotional and behavioural needs. 

Queen Alexandra College is a national residential College for the assessment, rehabilitation, vocational education and training of students with visual impairment and other disabilities. Its primary aim is to develop the skills of all students to the full, enabling them to live and work as independently as possible in society.

Students at Queen Alexandra College are aged from 16-25. Students have a wide range of abilities and disabilities including Visual Impairment, Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Learning Disabilities. Many have more than one disability and many of our students have emotional, behavioural and communication needs. Our learner population is recruited nationally and reflects the multi-cultural nature of our society.

Hours are 32.5 per week, term time only. New starters will start at the lower end of the range and progress through annual increments to the upper point.

We are looking to recruit applicants for immediate starts. Please apply early, as we will interview when we have a received a sufficient number of applications. 

The College is committed to safeguarding and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.


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Deadline:
18 October 2021

Salary:
Starting salary is 15,348.55 per annum

Type:
Permanent

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