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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale 13-17 (FTE £59,558 - £65,699)

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, passionate and ambitious professional to join the academy as a permanent Assistant Principal – Disadvantage Champion. The post holder will work closely with the Principal, senior leadership team and other colleagues in securing excellent outcomes for all our pupils regardless of their background so that they can excel in modern Britain.

Candidates must be proven successful leaders of change, collaborative communicators and dedicated team players with exceptionally high standards.

The successful candidate will be someone who;

  • is committed to setting high expectations and standards for all;
  • is unrelentingly ambitious for the students, staff and wider community;
  • has the ability to lead, manage and inspire both students and staff;
  • can manage long-term objectives whilst dealing effectively with fast moving day to day priorities;
  • has vision, enthusiasm and works effectively within a team as a leader;

What the school offers its staff

The students of the Erdington community deserve the very best education, teaching and experiences and it is the firm belief of all that work in the Academy that every child, irrespective of background or need, must be given the opportunity to realise their dreams and aspirations in modern Britain.As an Assistant Principal, you will be expected to live and breathe this vision and to inspire all those you come into contact with.

Commitment to safeguarding

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as providing evidence of qualifications.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of[1]offenders-act-1974

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About Erdington Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
985 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0121 373 1080

Arranging a visit to Erdington Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email g.mcnab@erdington.fmat.co.uk.

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