• Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    23 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    26 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L18 - L24 (£64,143 - £73,559)

Job summary

From January 2022 or sooner, we are seeking to appoint an experienced Headteacher to lead our Birley Spa Primary Academy. The Academy believes in the enjoyment of learning and creating the highest quality inclusive environment for all its children. The school is based in south Sheffield and along with four other local schools, is proud to be a part of L.E.A.D. Academy Trust who passionately believes in the power of partnership working as a catalyst to ensuring children receive an exceptional education experience. The Trust maintains a clear aim that through outstanding school leadership, we can provide the highest quality education to enable every pupil to realise their full potential.

Birley Spa Academy welcomes a vibrant learning community, including a high proportion of pupils with additional needs. Therefore, we wish to appoint a Headteacher who can demonstrate their passion and ability to promote the highest aspirational provision for all pupils within a fully inclusive environment.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
418 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About Birley Spa Primary Academy

Birley Spa is a rapidly improving academy, having benefitted from significant school improvement support and focus provided by the Trust. We are seeking to recruit a new Headteacher to build upon the significant progress made in school improvement areas, refine our education provision and embed SEND developments in order to secure exceptional practice for all learners within our academy. We are seeking someone who can raise aspirations, advance expectations, celebrate achievement and promote successes ensuring the children are encouraged to be their best, develop interests and become valued members of the wider community. The new Headteacher would be expected to work in partnership with colleagues, parents, pupils and the wider community to ensure all children realise their full potential.

This is a superb opportunity. The new Headteacher will inherit a team of highly motivated and dedicated practitioners, alongside a strong team of governors who are fully committed to ensure the school’s success, during the next stage of Birley Spa’s exciting journey of improvement.

Arranging a visit to Birley Spa Primary Academy

We would welcome visits to the school should candidates require. Please contact Davinia Helliwell, School Business Manager at DaviniaHelliwell@birleyspaacademy.co.uk or via phone on 0114 239 9106

School location

Jermyn Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S12 4QE

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