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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 May 2024

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 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

L10 - L14

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional and highly talented individual, who will support the leadership in Shirebrook Academy, leading alongside the Vice Principal improvements linked to inclusion, adaptive practice and supporting students with SEND. The successful candidate will already have experience of leadership at senior or middle leadership level, with a proven track record of successful leadership of a faculty/department or similar.

The successful candidate:

  • Is an outstanding teacher, with a continued passion for working with young people;
  • Has excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills;
  • Is a highly effective and strongly resilient leader, with the ability to coach and develop people;
  • Have high expectations for every member of the academy community;
  • Have the experience, skills and determination to undertake a leadership role;
  • Be an effective and resilient leader, with the ability to develop people;
  • Be experienced, knowledgeable and effective in all safeguarding practices;
  • Contributes to ensuring that the academy provides every student with appropriately adapted and a high quality of education which promotes the highest possible standards of achievement;
  • Secure high levels of performance and value added for all students, especially the most vulnerable;
  • Is committed to ensuring ACET academies provide every student/pupil with high quality education which promotes the highest possible standards of achievement;

What the school offers its staff

The successful applicant will be a talented professional who is dedicated to providing high quality leadership, and committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes for our young people. S/he will benefit from an excellent professional development programme which will include highly effective induction and coaching/mentoring.

If you are looking to continue your leadership career in a forward looking and ambitious organisation, which cares for its students and staff, then you are warmly encouraged to pursue an application with us.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our academy fully recognises the contribution it can make to protect children from harm and supporting and promoting the welfare of all children who are registered pupils at our academy. This will include recognising when they are at risk and how to get help when they need it and identifying children who may benefit from early help. We also assess the risks and issues in the wider community when considering the wellbeing and safety of our pupils. The elements of our Safeguarding policy are prevention, protection and support.

This policy applies to all pupils, staff, parents, governors, volunteers and visitors.

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About Shirebrook Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
841 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01623 742722

Shirebrook Academy is part of Aston Community Education Trust, a forward thinking and ambitious multi-academy trust, comprising of three senior and nine junior academies across the Rotherham, Sheffield and north Derbyshire areas.

Shirebrook Academy is at the heart of the Shirebrook community. We are committed to making a real difference to the lives of our young people and will provide outstanding learning and enrichment opportunities for them throughout their time with us. To be able to achieve this, we need to have a team of dedicated and outstanding staff, who will contribute to our exceptional learning community.

Arranging a visit to Shirebrook Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bhenson@shirebrookacademy.org.

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