This job expired on 6 October 2023

  • Start date details

    1st Jan 2024

  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership Scale L12 - L17

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Role

Are you a dedicated educator with a passion for guiding and nurturing students as they navigate their educational journey? If so, we invite you to join our vibrant and welcoming school community as a member of our Senior Leadership Team. This role is a unique opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of our students and play a key role in their growth and development.You would join a thriving pastoral team who can demonstrate positive outcomes and significant impact. We have high expectations of our students both personally and academically and this role is an essential part of reaching those goals. The team comprises of 5 Head of Years, several support staff (including an inclusion lead, a safeguarding lead, an attendance officer and various mentors) and is led by two assistant Headteachers working in collaboration.

We can provide a level of flexibility in relation to key responsibilities; as a guide, the current AHT is responsible for KS3 and Safeguarding. We are not advertising a subject specialism for this role; the candidates' pastoral expertise and track record is our priority. We will discuss teacher’s specialism in more detail at interview and would be looking for evidence of a successful track record in the classroom.

What the school offers its staff

Our School

King’s Norton Boys’ School is in the process of becoming an academy. Subject to various checks and approvals, it is hoped that the school will join the King Edward VI Academy Trust in January 2024. Therefore, please note that any vacancies that are filled with start dates from January onwards will be employed directly by the King Edward VI Academy Trust.

King’s Norton Boys’ School is an improving 11 to 16 secondary school. The headteacher and governors are determined to maintain the school’s upward trajectory, giving our students the highest quality learning experiences to ensure they all achieve their potential and we have had a very positive Ofsted inspection, in July 2023, confirming our progress. Academic results at KNBS are very impressive and students perform above the National Average and well above the National average for boys. We are dedicated to supporting our students’ academic and personal; development (including a comprehensive and successful outdoor education programme). Staff and students both comment on the welcoming and friendly nature of our school community, it is one that is nurtured and cherished. In the latest staff survey 98% of staff said they were proud to work at KNBS.

Further details about the role

How to apply

Applicants should complete the school’s application form and submit with a supporting letter maximum of two sides of A4 and return torecruitment@knbs.co.uk. Applications will be considered as they arrive, with no applications being considered after12noononFriday6hOctober 2023. Shortlistingwill take place on the afternoon of Friday 6th October.A visit would be recommended prior to application. If you’d like a tour of the school or an informal conversation with theHeadteacher, please contact us on 0121 628 0010 or emailrecruitment@knbs.co.ukto request this.

Commitment to safeguarding

KNBS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary checks, including: enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (if applicable); qualifications (if applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. For all short-listed candidates an online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence.

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About King's Norton Boys' School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
795 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0121 628 0010

King's Norton Boys' School,

Arranging a visit to King's Norton Boys' School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@knbs.co.uk.

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