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Assistant Principal - Transition and Outcomes

Small Heath Leadership Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£61,166 to £70,745 (L16 – L22) per annum

Job summary

Do you have what it takes to nurture today’s young people and inspire tomorrow’s leaders? Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver inspirational leadership to school staff and young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, becoming a Star leader might just be the best career move you ever make.

About Small Heath Leadership Academy

Small Heath Leadership Academy in Birmingham is a secondary school for 11 to 18 year olds. We joined Star Academies in 2018 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism.

We are a rapidly improving school with high ambitions and expectations for all of our pupils. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

​​​​​​​Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for an exceptional Assistant Principal to help lead us on our journey to excellence.

We want to hear from talented leaders looking to extend their experience, and ambitious middle leaders seeking their first senior leadership post. You will be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with the natural ability to inspire and motivate both pupils and peers.

As an outstanding teacher and leader with demonstrable leadership experience, you will make a significant contribution to the leadership and success of our school. As a Star leader, you’ll join the Star Academies family, a high-performing and supportive network of primary and secondary schools with some of the best leaders in education.

You will have:

A degree-level qualification and Qualified Teacher Status
Experience of effective management of a high-achieving faculty
Experience of sustained delivery of outstanding attainment and achievement
A strong commitment to our STAR values.

About Star Academies

Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 25 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

Key Dates

Closing Date: Monday, 1 February 2021 at midday
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Proposed Start Date: To be confirmed

Our Commitment

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Employee benefits

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

Applying for the job

Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role.

We will shortlist as soon as possible after the closing date and will be in contact with shortlisted candidates to make arrangements for assessment. We will determine on a job by job basis the most suitable method for assessment in light of the current situation.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1105 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0121 464 7997

About Small Heath Leadership Academy

Small Heath Leadership Academy in Birmingham is a 1200 place, 11-18 secondary school and sixth form. Small Heath joined the Trust on 1 January 2018. Like all Star schools, it has “Leadership” as a specialism.

Arranging a visit to Small Heath Leadership Academy

For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 0121 464 7997.

School location

Muntz Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B10 9RX

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