7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    June 2023

  • Closing date

    7 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale L12- L16 (£55,338-£61,166)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • First degree or equivalent

  • QTS

  • Postgraduate qualification or working towards

  • Proven teacher, leader and educational strategist at relevant phase level

  • Outstanding classroom practitioner

  • Proven ability to develop high quality, academic curriculum that exceeds the needs of its pupils

  • Proven experience of raising standards of achievement through innovative and collaborative practice

  • Successful involvement in performance management, self-evaluation process / annual development plan

  • Evidence of designing and implementing effective initiatives for raising pupil attainment and improving the quality of raising achievement strategies

  • Successful working relationships with all stakeholders, including pupils, staff, parents/carers and the wider community

  • Successful experience in leading and managing pedagogic changes at a team, and preferably whole school level

  • Proven practice in leading, motivating and supporting staff to achieve high standards

  • Direct and successful experience of Ofsted inspection

  • Able to lead, motivate and develop people of all ages to work individually and in teams

  • Able to instigate and successfully manage change

  • Able to analyse and use data to establish benchmarks and set challenging targets for improvement on an individual, team, department and pupil level

  • Able to make decisions, identify and solve problems based on thorough analysis and sound judgement

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and presentation skills

  • Strong organisational skills and ability to work well under pressure

  • Ability to delegate, plan and manage time effectively

  • Personal resilience and the ability to maintain staff morale at times of pressure and change

  • The ability to access educational research and apply it in innovative ways in order to improve standards

  • Able to plan strategically for the future including teaching strategies and staff deployment

  • Able to evidence a commitment to on-going personal and professional development

  • A highly professional and positive role model acting as an ambassador for the Trust at all times

What the school offers its staff

King Edward VII Academy is a large, diverse and comprehensive 11-18 school. Our school is calm, orderly and purposeful. Our school culture is built around high expectations and consistent structures and routines. These enable our teachers to focus on the subjects they love and are expert in

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About King Edward VII Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1139 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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