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  • Expected start date

    3 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time
32.5
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L18-L22

Job summary

  • Shenley Academy has been on an incredible journey, having been judged as inadequate in October 2018 to an overall judgement of Good in July 2021, with:


    • outstanding leadership and management


    • outstanding personal development


    • outstanding behaviour and attitudes.

      We are a forward-thinking and dynamic 11-16 academy set in a beautiful 37-acre site in Birmingham. Our moto is ‘building futures, changing lives’ and our most recent OFSTED report states:

      “..this is exactly what happens here. Everyone involved in the school is committed to every pupil’s welfare, well-being and academic success. Pupils’ mental health is front and centre in leaders’ thinking and decision making”, OFSTED July 2021

      https://shenleyacademy.e-act.org.uk/about/ofsted-reports/

      The curriculum is at the heart of everything that we do, and we are committed to providing our pupils with an exceptional education and wider school experience, supporting every individual to achieve the very best possible outcomes.

      The Role

      We are looking for an exceptional Deputy Headteacher - Pastoral to be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), supporting the Headteacher with the strategic leadership of the Academy. The post holder will also be responsible for Pastoral and for implementing strategies that support that specialism.

      To take responsibility for a significant area of the school including designated staff –Behaviour and Attendance and develop this to meet challenging targets set out in the Academy Improvement Plan
      To provide strategic leadership of the pastoral and behaviour systems in order to ensure the highest standards of: - pupil behaviour and attitudes to learning - attendance and punctuality
      To be responsible for the operational (day to day) running of this area
      To work closely with all members of the leadership group on behaviour management
      To ensure the rigorous monitoring of whole school behaviour standards
      Provision of professional development and support opportunities to ensure the highest standards of behaviour management among staff.

      Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information

      Come join our team

      Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:


    • Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.


    • Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.


    • A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee benefits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.

      We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

      In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.

      E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

      E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 19
    Education phase
    Secondary
    School size
    882 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 19
    Contact phone number
    07874641617

    About Shenley Academy

    We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.

    E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 29 academies across the length and breadth of England.
    Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

    E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.
    E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    Arranging a visit to Shenley Academy

    Email Recruit@E-ACT.org.uk

    School location

    Shenley Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B29 4HE

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