5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L30 - L34 (£86,061pa - £94,914pa)

Job summary

Purpose of the Role:

In partnership with the Executive Principal (who retains the legal duties of Headteacher on the days that they work), to provide highly effective leadership and management, in order to enable the school to give every pupil the best care and the highest quality education and standards of achievement.

To fulfill the responsibilities of the headteacher on the days that the Executive Principal does not work and to deputise in the absence of the Executive Principal both on a day to day basis and over a longer term.

To engage all staff in school improvement so that progress is made towards the goals of ‘excellence and expertise’ in special school and inclusive education.

As part of the academy’s succession plan for the retirement of the Executive Principal, to develop the capacity to progress into the headship within 18 months.

Reports to:

Executive Principal (who is also the SEND lead for the Trust); Chief Education Officer and Local Governing Body of Co-op Academy Southfield.

Responsible for:

The care of students and the professional performance of staff, across all the pathways of Co-op Academy Southfield.

Key Relationships:

Parents of students at Co-op Academy Southfield.
Staff of Co-op Academy Southfield.
Chief Education Officer and Leaders in the West Yorkshire Hub especially those at Co-op Academy Grange (which shares the site);
Members of the governing body of Co-op Academy Southfield.
Colleagues in the District Achievement Partnership.
Leaders in partner organisations, including Bradford Metropolitan District Council.

For the full recruitment pack, Job Description and Person Specification and to obtain an application form please visit:
https://www.coopacademies.co.uk/vacancies/

Employee benefits

What we offer:

• Excellent opportunities for personal and career development within the Co-op Academies Trust

• Employee benefits such as retail discounts, reduced gym membership, cycle to work scheme and much more

• Free access to a confidential 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme

• Effective, supportive and dynamic leadership across Co-op Academy Southfield

• A superb, school building with a flexible and creative ICT rich working environment

• Enthusiastic students who are keen to make good progress

• Welcoming, friendly, supportive, effective and efficient professional/continuing professional development

Applying for the job

For the full recruitment pack and an application form please visit: https://www.coopacademies.co.uk/vacancies/

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
School size
279 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01274 779662

About Co-op Academy Southfield

Co-op Academies Trust Through a great education we are changing the lives of young people across North England. Built on same principles as all co-operatives world, work with academies to empower teachers and together for better community. We have consistently been one highest performing multi-academy trusts in Government’s Multi-Academy League Table, also recognised by Sutton Charity Education Policy Institute top disadvantaged students. What makes our unique is that sponsored Group. That close relationship means benefit from business expertise has seen grow most respected, ethically driven successful businesses country. Popular students, parents teachers, began 2010 just two academies. One Manchester Stoke-on-Trent. Two years later, 2012, cluster Leeds 2014 had five Leeds; made up secondary four primary To date comprises twenty-seven institutions spans breadth educational spectrum, academies, colleges special schools. Pragmatic approach growth, closely cooperatively improve Improving results impressive Ofsted inspections led schools requesting join which now well its way realising ambition forty 2022. look forward opportunities this will bring staff, communities. You can find out more about visiting www.coopacademies.co.uk About us, Academy Southfield Secondary Special School South Bradford City Centre. large growing catering 310 students aged between 11 19, who supported approximately 200 staff. The shares site building Grange, mainstream school. overarching aim curriculum at provide appropriate offer meets their needs. All an Education, Health Care Plan, every student broad balanced prepares them when they move adults. There pathways: P2I - Pathway Towards Independence C&I Communication Interaction PIMD Profound Impairment & Multiple Disabilities Vocational Post-16 provision Alongside, there Remote pathway, enable not physically school continue learning home. More details Curriculum Pathways Roadmap. further information visit: https://southfield.coopacademies.co.uk/

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles, and the Ways of Being Co-op.

Arranging a visit to Co-op Academy Southfield

To find out further information about Co-op Academy Southfield visit: https://southfield.coopacademies.co.uk/

To find out further information about the Co-op Academies Trust visit: https://www.coopacademies.co.uk/schools/

For a discussion about the role with the Executive Principal, Dominic Wall, please contact 07527 013462 to make an appointment.

There will be an opportunity to meet the Executive Principal and have a guided tour of Co-op Academy Southfield on Tuesday 4 May 2021, Friday 7 May 2021 and Friday 14 May 2021. To arrange a visit please either telephone (01274 779662) or email Human Resources to book an appointment: gran-hr@coopacademies.co.uk

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles, and the Ways of Being Co-op.

School location

Haycliffe Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD5 9ET

Similar jobs

Specialist Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

Batley Grammar School

Carlinghow Hill, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0AD

Curriculum Leader of Computer Science

The Ruth Gorse Academy

Black Bull Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1HW

Deputy Headteacher

Healey Junior Infant and Nursery School

Healey Lane, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 8BN

Vice Principal

Bruntcliffe Academy

Bruntcliffe Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 0LZ

Get a job alert for when similar jobs are listed