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  • Application deadline

    16 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subject
English
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS plus TLR1

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 lead and deliver outstanding learning and teaching to young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, becoming a Star leader might just be the best career move you ever make.

​​​​​​​About Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East

Eden Boys’ School, Birmingham East is a Muslim faith-based secondary school for 11 to 18 year old boys, which welcomes pupils from all faiths and none. We opened in Perry Barr in 2015 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism. We are extremely proud to be one of the highest performing schools in the country, with the 2nd best Progress 8 score nationally for our 2019 GCSE results. We were graded as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted during our first inspection in May 2018.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a Director of Learning for English, with a proven track record of success in improving standards and raising pupil outcomes. We want to hear from talented middle leaders looking to extend their experience, and outstanding, ambitious teachers seeking their first middle leadership post.

As an experienced teacher, you will develop an exciting curriculum that suits every type of learner and have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of our young people. The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and motivational skills.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead a successful faculty drawing on your extensive teaching and leadership experience. As a Star middle 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.
- The ability to teach to GCSE standard.
- The ability to coach and motivate colleagues to achieve individual and collective targets.
- Experience of sustained delivery of outstanding attainment and achievement.
- Experience of innovation and creativity to engage, enthuse and progress learners.​​​​​​​

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: Sunday, 16 January 2022 at midnight
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.

Additional allowances

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

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Free School, Muslim, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
447 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East

Eden Boys’ Leadership Academy, Birmingham East is an 800 place, 11-19 Muslim faith-based secondary school. It opened in September 2018, admitting 120 boys into Year 7 and 60 boys into Year 8, and welcomes applications from pupils of all faiths and none. The school will build up its pupil numbers year on year. Like all Star schools, it has “Leadership” as a specialism.

Arranging a visit to Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East

Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 0121 657 7200.

School location

441 Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 3DT

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