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  • Start date details

    Autumn Term 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 1c

What skills and experience we're looking for

The King Edward VI Foundation, Birmingham, is a progressive charitable organisation which has supported excellence in education across the City since 1552. Our schools are diverse in nature but have a common purpose and commitment to achieving our mission of “making Birmingham the best place to be educated in the UK”.

Our Academy Trust currently consists of two independent schools, six selective, and five non selective academies. Our recent expansion into a wider diversity of local communities is enabling us to accelerate our strategies for improving the life chances of young people in Birmingham, whatever their background.

The King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham (“the Academy Trust”) was established in 2017 and is made up of the academies outlined above. The academies receive back office central support services including governance, from the Foundation Office (a central support services function), with several staff being seconded from the Foundation to deliver support services to the Academy Trust and the academies themselves.

Our highly focused five-year strategy aims to build on our existing strengths and heritage and deliver our ambitious growth strategy which aims to bring in a further five academies over the next five years.

We are looking to appoint a talented and aspirational leader, to take up the 2nd in English post. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside our dedicated staff in our large and successful English department. You will need to demonstrate a love of the subject and a commitment to team work and making a difference to the lives of young people. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher looking to further their practice and develop their leadership.

The successful candidate will be someone who believes that all students can achieve highly and is prepared to support learners who are ambitious and keen to succeed.

King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy is an oversubscribed 11-18 academy. Judged to be ‘Good’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection, it serves a vibrant and diverse community.


What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • A modern, well-resourced environment
  • Supportive, enthusiastic and committed colleagues
  • Access to a range of CPD and training tailored to your needs
  • The opportunity to teach across all key stages including 6th Form

Commitment to safeguarding

The Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham is an educational charity supporting eleven schools and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
CHARITY NUMBER: 529051

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About King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1190 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0121 647 2471

The King Edward VI Foundation, Birmingham, is a progressive charitable organisation which has supported excellence in education across the City since 1552. Our schools are diverse in nature but have a common purpose and commitment to achieving our mission of “making Birmingham the best place to be educated in the UK”.

Our Academy Trust currently consists of two independent schools, six selective, and five non selective academies. Our recent expansion into a wider diversity of local communities is enabling us to accelerate our strategies for improving the life chances of young people in Birmingham, whatever their background.

The King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham (“the Academy Trust”) was established in 2017 and is made up of the academies outlined above. The academies receive back office central support services including governance, from the Foundation Office (a central support services function), with several staff being seconded from the Foundation to deliver support services to the Academy Trust and the academies themselves.

Our highly focused five-year strategy aims to build on our existing strengths and heritage and deliver our ambitious growth strategy which aims to bring in a further five academies over the next five years.
King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy is an oversubscribed 11-18 academy serving a vibrant and diverse community.

Arranging a visit to King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@keshacademy.com.

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