Assistant Head Teacher for Reading

Springfield Primary Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 9NY

This job expired on 18 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type



L5 - L9

Assistant Head Teacher for Reading job summary

If you have what it takes to make a difference, then the children of Springfield need YOU!
This isn’t just any leadership job. This is the opportunity to be part of something amazing, to improve the life chances of children and to accelerate your career at a phenomenal rate. This post is designed to empower the successful candidate to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning for children from the EYFS to Year 6.
 An outstanding classroom practitioner keen to work in a supportive and principle based school?
 Driven by a strong moral purpose to enable disadvantaged children to achieve against the odds?
 Able to demonstrate vision and determination?
 Warm in character, easy to work with and committed to teamwork, recognising that more can be achieved together than is possible as individuals?
 Data literate: able to use tracking, assessment, monitoring and data analysis as a tool to accelerate pupil progress and achievement?
 Unafraid of hard work?
 Calm and able to handle pressure and setbacks?
 Keen to be challenged to become the best leader that you can be?
 Able to be pushed at an accelerated rate of development, and reflective and proactive enough to make it happen?
 Committed to working in partnership with staff, parents governors and the local community?
 Determined to succeed against the odds, with a ‘Find a way or make one!’ attitude?

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About Springfield Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
475 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
0121 464 3618

If so, you’d love to work at Springfield Primary Academy. We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and talented Assistant Headteacher to lead Reading provision including Early Reading. You will also be responsible for the operational leadership of a phase.
We are looking for a leader who:
• Has a proven track record of outstanding teaching;
• Is an expert practitioner in Reading across the primary age range;
• Can deliver high-quality continual professional development via a range of methods;
• Will play a major role in school development and self-evaluation processes;
• Ensures a robust evaluation of school performance, progress data and actions;
• Is committed to bringing the curriculum alive through inspirational learning;
• Can work strategically with the Senior Leadership Team and other subject leaders to ensure the Reading curriculum links with other areas of study;
• Adopts a strong, caring and flexible leadership style to influence and motivate staff and pupils to achieve their objectives and those of the school;
• Can contribute to maintaining an environment of fairness, respect and harmony between groups and individuals;
• Creates and implements strategies to fully involve parents in the learning process.

We would like to hear from existing senior leaders seeking a new challenge or ambitious middle leaders, looking for senior leadership responsibility with a genuine commitment to improving the life chances of the children they work with.
We can offer you:
• Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidate across the REAch2 Multi-Academy Trust https://www.reach2.org ;
• The chance to work with a fantastic leadership team;
• An excellent CPD programme;
• A dynamic, creative staff, dedicated to achieving excellence;
• Appreciative, well-behaved and enthusiastic pupils;
• Enthusiastic and proactive parents.

Since academisation, the school had made real progress and is now in an excellent position to accelerate learning for staff and children. As our new build and refurbishment project nears completion, this is a school that is really going places. Give us a call even if you're just a tiny bit interested - it really is as exciting as it sounds!

Arranging a visit to Springfield Primary Academy

You are warmly invited to contact us to arrange an informal discussion and school visit with our Head of School and Executive Headteacher, please contact the Office Manager, Sofie Chohan on 0121 464 3618 or Email: recruitment@springfieldacademy.co.uk

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