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Deputy Headteacher

Finham Park School, Coventry, West Midlands

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L20-24: (£67,364 - £74,295)

Job summary

Deputy Headteacher

L20-24: (£67,364 - £74,295)

Starting September 2021

We are delighted to announce that we are recruiting a Deputy Headteacher for Finham Park School, for September 2021. This exciting opportunity has become available due to the expansion of the senior team as the school grows.

Ø Are you an outstanding teacher and leader with strategic vision, resilient character and a strong belief that all young people can succeed?

Ø Do you have a proven track record in raising standards?

Ø Do you have experience in motivating and developing staff to ensure that all students achieve highly? Are you able to work collaboratively with colleagues, receptive to new ideas, and eager to learn?

Ø Do you have the desire and aptitude to work towards headship?

Finham Park School is the Lead School in the recently established Finham Park Multi Academy Trust. Primary and Secondary schools in Finham Park MAT set out to pioneer, innovate and deliver a “World Class” education for all. Finham Park School and Finham Park Multi Academy Trust, has been a highly regarded part of the educational landscape for over forty years. It has a long and proud history or providing the highest quality teaching and an innovative curriculum. We believe that school is about children ‘having the time of their lives’ and provide opportunities for this to be a reality whilst developing our core values of Integrity, Kindness, Courageousness, Perseverance and Humility.

Finham Park is a popular, successful and exciting secondary comprehensive school of over 1,500 students and is consistently oversubscribed. The school was rated as 'Outstanding' for the second time in 2015. Standards are consistently above national averages with us being a high performing school that received 'World Class School' status for the second time in 2018 and ‘International Accrediting World Class School’ status in 2020. We are a National Support School, an International Status school and a Leading Edge School. Situated in the city of Coventry, Finham Park School is an 11-18 Academy for pupils aged 11 to 19 and is highly over-subscribed with a Sixth Form of over 300 students.

What we can offer:

ü Outstanding professional development as the school is a Teaching School (The Lion Alliance)

ü Supportive staff and a strong team ethos

ü Supportive leadership within the school and MAT

ü Progression opportunities as the school and MAT grow

ü Superb staff facilities

Find out more about life at the school from social media:

Twitter: @FinhamPark Facebook: www.facebook/FinhamPark1

Finham Park Multi Academy Trust is therefore seeking a Deputy Headteacher who will:

• be a successful leader; a willing and capable learner who believes in our vision for the school and who will inspire and empower others to share in achieving it

• inspire and motivate students and staff, ensuring all are valued and supported to be the best they can be

• be passionate about making a difference for every child

• be supported to develop their leadership skills and specialisms across several areas of school life.

We are happy to arrange informal, confidential discussions or visits to the school. Should you be interested in either of these options, please contact Diane Case, PA to the Headteacher on 02476 418 135 or email d.case@finhampark.co.uk

To apply, please read our pack before providing a full application form along with the equal opportunities form. Please ensure your supporting statement sets out why you feel that you are suitable for this role and includes demonstrable impact of your leadership and achievements.

Details of our interview arrangements, will be provided to the shortlisted candidates.

Closing date: Monday 1st February 2021 at 9am

Interview date: Thursday 11th February 2021 and Friday 12th February 2021

Completed application forms should be returned to apply@finhampark.co.uk or:

HR Department

Finham Park Multi Academy Trust

Torrington Avenue

Coventry

CV4 9WT

For further information on this role and other opportunities within the MAT, please visit https://careers.fpmat.co.uk

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

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1541 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
apply@finhampark.co.uk

About Finham Park School

Finham Park School is the Lead School in the recently established Finham Park Multi Academy Trust. Primary and Secondary schools in Finham Park MAT will set out to pioneer, innovate and deliver a “World Class” education for all.

Finham Park School was judged as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2015 for the second time. It is a Specialist College in Mathematics & Computing, a National Support School, and Leading Edge School. It is situated in the heart of the city of Coventry and is an 11-18 Academy for pupils aged 11 to 19. It is highly over-subscribed with a Sixth Form of over 300 students. In 2016 Finham Park was certified as a “World Class” school - a place where all our students develop a love of “learning for life”.

School location

Green Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 6EA

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