Assistant Head Teacher

Selly Park Girls' School, Birmingham, West Midlands, B29 7PH

8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 October 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 June 2022

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Contract type



L13 - L17 £56,721 - £62,570

Assistant Head Teacher job summary

We are seeking a motivated and committed professional who is looking for the next challenge in their career to help maintain our existing outstanding practice. Working as part of the senior leadership team, you will provide strategic leadership to the School in order to secure success and continuous improvement and support the Head Teacher and Governors in achieving our strategic aims and values.

We offer an exciting and stimulating environment and a dedicated, hardworking and supportive staff team.

We are looking for an Assistant Head who:
• Has a proven track record of successful leadership, management and school improvement;
• Has an excellent understanding of strategies which allow all students to make progress and reach their full potential;
• Has the personal qualities which influence, motivate and inspire others to learn from best practice and be confident to accept responsibility, innovate and lead change;
• Able to respond and adapt effectively to changing circumstances, maintaining high levels of performance.
• Will actively promote equality, diversity and inclusion within the school.

We will offer you:
• Pupils who are friendly, well-behaved and who have an excellent attitude to learning;
• A staff team committed to supporting the further development of the school;
• A Senior Leadership Team which believes in support and challenge in equal measures and sees staff wellbeing as vital for all to be the best they can be;
• A supportive governing body, committed to school improvement;
• A pleasant, well-resourced provision;
• Access to regular excellent continuing professional development;
• Subsidised travel passes, cycle-to-work schemes, a confidential Employee Assistance Programme and access to an employee website offering discounts and cash back on hundreds of retailers, called My Rewards.

Expected start date: Ideally 1 October 2022 but earlier or later start dates are possible.

Applying for the job

Please download the Applicant Information Pack and Application Form from our website

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About Selly Park Girls' School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
731 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
0121 472 1238

Selly Park Girls’ School is a high performing 11-16 school in the south of Birmingham with 760 girls on roll and a proven record of GCSE success. We are a successful, vibrant, happy and oversubscribed school. We consistently rank as one of the top 10 Local Authority schools in Birmingham in terms of student progress and have been rated as outstanding by Ofsted for over a decade.

The school has been judged as significantly above the UK average in terms of progress, consistently scoring within the top 20% of schools nationally. In 2018, the school were awarded Secondary School of the Year at the Birmingham School Awards and were winners of the SSAT Educational Outcomes Award 2019 for exceptional student progress.

We are a school where we put students at the centre. We want every student to be kind to others, aspirational and ambitious in what they can achieve. We want to ensure that our students can reach their potential in a supportive, inclusive and nurturing environment. This is reflected in our four pillars school ethos.

We attract staff who are committed to making a difference in the lives of our pupils. From teachers, governors and senior leaders to administrators and support staff. Everyone has a role to play in the success of the school.

Arranging a visit to Selly Park Girls' School

We welcome school visits from interested candidates. Please email or call our HR Manager, Georgia Foster, to arrange.

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