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  • Job start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £77,195 - £84,146

Pay scale

LAH 21-25

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Deputy Head Teacher to work as part of the Senior Leadership Team to provide strategic leadership to the school in order to secure continuous improvement and support the Head Teacher and Governors in achieving our strategic aims.

We are looking for a Deputy Head Teacher who:

  • Will be committed to supporting the vision, aims and values of Selly Park Girls' School;
  • Has a proven track record of successful leadership, management and school improvement;
  • Has the strategic vision to motivate and inspire our learning community to educational excellence;
  • Has personal qualities which influence, motivate and inspire others to learn best practice and be confident to accept responsibility, innovate and lead change;
  • Will drive continuous improvement, raising attainment and progress throughout the school;
  • Can understand and analyse data to inform strategy in school;
  • Will innovate, cultivate and recognise outstanding teaching practice;
  • Will lead and inspire good behaviour outcomes to enable learning;
  • Will foster a positive and effective partnership between students, parents and the community;
  • Is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children;
  • Will actively promote diversity, equity and inclusion within the school.

Full details of the role can be found in the Applicant Information Pack.

What the school offers its staff

In addition to being part of the welcoming and supporting Selly Park Girls' community, our school offers:

  • Continuing Professional Development: All our staff have access to a wide range of CPD and training opportunities, including access to The National College online CPD platform.
  • Pension: Teachers Pension Scheme, which is a Defined Benefits scheme.
  • Wellbeing: We care deeply about the wellbeing of our staff. We have termly health and wellbeing events, a school workload committee and occupational health support available.
  • Employee Assistance Programme: A free, confidential and independent service, available for staff to access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Services include counselling, as well as financial and legal support for matrimony, housing, consumer, boundary disputes, debt management and more.
  • Flexible Working: We endeavour to support flexible working and family-friendly policies, including job sharing.
  • Cycle-to-Work: The cycle-to-work scheme allows staff to obtain commuter bikes and cycling accessories, spreading the cost over 12 months and making unbeatable savings through a tax break.
  • Staff Discounts: Includes subsidised travel passes and access to an employee website offering discounts and cash back on hundreds of retailers, called My Rewards.

Commitment to safeguarding

Selly Park Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We have a number of policies and procedures that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, all of which can be viewed at https://sellyparkgirls.org/policies

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About Selly Park Girls' School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
793 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Selly Park Girls’ School is a high performing 11-16 school in the south of Birmingham with a proven record of GCSE success.

We are a school where we put students at the centre. We want every student to be kind to others, aspirational and ambitious in what they can achieve. We want to ensure that our students can reach their potential in a supportive, inclusive and nurturing environment. This is reflected in our four pillars school ethos.

We attract staff who are committed to making a difference in the lives of our pupils. From teachers, governors and senior leaders to administrators and support staff. Everyone has a role to play in the success of the school.

Selly Park Girls' School is known for its high expectations, academic success, first-class education and its innovative approach. Our vision and values underpin all we do. Indeed, everyone who knows us or visits our school speaks of our distinct ethos.

Arranging a visit to Selly Park Girls' School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@sellyparkgirls.org.

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