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Learning Support Mentor – Vacancy

£16,932-£22,607 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience). Academy term time only (200 days per academic year) Working hours from 8:20 am until 5:10 pm Monday to Thursday with a 3:55 pm finish on Friday. We are looking for an energetic, adaptable and committed individual to work with our learners. Your responsibilities will include acting as a mentor to a …

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World Mental Health Day – Hello Yellow

As part of World Mental Health Day (WMHD) our Learner Support Team have been raising awareness of mental health issues with our learners. Through PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic) lessons, delivered by The JCB Academy mentors, the focus has been on understanding and breaking down the stigma associated with mental health conditions compared with physical health needs. The main …

Early Closures

Over the course of the year it is at times necessary to send learners home before the scheduled finish for the day. On these occasions, the buses depart early to facilitate a range of activities at the academy. We recognise these can be problematic for parents and the following provides notice of the planned early closes for the remainder of …

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Class Charts

The JCB Academy understands the importance of communication and feedback about learners between parents and staff. We provide parents with regular feedback through mentors, progress reports, parent evenings, etc. and we are constantly looking for ways to improve this communication. To increase the frequency of our communication with parents we have recently introduced a new online system, Class Charts. Class …

Updated Transport Routes

We’ve recently updated our transport routes and this may include times and bus stop locations that could affect you. Please review the transport routes by clicking here.

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Harper Adams Residential Trip 2018

In the second week at The JCB Academy, the new year 10 Learners go to Harper Adams University in Shropshire for a one week residential trip where they part in a range of educational and leisure based activities. The classroom lessons involved PSHE (Personal, social, health and economic), English, maths, science and engineering. The engineering lessons, which were taught alongside …

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Exam Invigilator – Vacancy

£9.02 per hour (casual work) We have casual work available during this academic year for exam invigilators. School experience preferred, invigilation experience not essential as training will be provided. Exam Invigilator – Application Pack. Closing date: Monday 10 September 2018 at 12:00 midday. Interviews will be held on Monday, 17 September 2018. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and …

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2018 Annual Awards Evening

In July, The JCB Academy held its sixth annual awards evening to celebrate the achievements of over 45 students for Years 10-13 and Apprentices, for both academic and personal achievements. The awards event was held at JCB World Headquarters, where Lord Baker, presented the awards to the winning students. The individual awards were sponsored by some of The JCB Academy’s …

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Best Ever Set of Outcomes

Learners at The JCB Academy have gained outstanding results across the board achieving their best ever outcomes. The JCB Academy which specialises in engineering and business follows the ‘standard’ core curriculum, but learners also get to study engineering and business related subjects. And it’s in the core subjects as well that learners have achieved their best ever outcomes: 79% of …

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Apprenticeships and Earning Potential

A recent study conducted by the Social Mobility Commission found that an academic qualification (such as a typical University degree) isn’t the most important factor when it comes to your earning potential. Choosing a vocational or academic course that is closely related to your current or future field is the best way to ensure higher earnings across the course of …