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  • Job start date

    8 April 2024

  • Closing date

    8 January 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    4 December 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L31 to L37 - £98,616 to £114,239

What skills and experience we're looking for

Stour Vale Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Headteacher who can lead Oldbury Academy on the next stage of its exciting journey.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious leader. The post has become available following the promotion of the current headteacher to Executive Leader within the Trust.

What the school offers its staff

Oldbury Academy is a large secondary school, serving ca 1400 11-16 year olds and is part of the Stour Vale Academy Trust. Ofsted inspected our school in December 2021 and judged us to be ‘GOOD’ in all categories. Ofsted concluded that “pupils at this school receive a good education” and “it is well led and school leaders are committed to further improvements”.

Oldbury Academy is a happy and vibrant school where we aim to provide an excellent education for all pupils living in our community. We have friendly, committed and caring staff, all of whom endeavour to provide the finest educational experiences and a wide range of exciting opportunities for every child at our school.

Further details about the role

Please see the supporting document 'Headteacher Recruitment Pack' for more information regarding this position.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Mr Philip Shackleton (current Headteacher) philip.shackleton@oldburyacademy.org.uk

0121 533 3750

Mrs Rachel Salter (Chief Executive Officer) rsalter@svat.org.uk

0121 585 5385

Closing Date: Monday 8th January 2024 at 3:00pm

Shortlisting: Wednesday 10th January 2024

Interviews will take place on Thursday 18th January 2024 and Friday 19th January 2024

The interview panel will decide at the end of day 1, if further shortlisting is required before day 2.

Please use the Stour Vale Academy Trust application form, which can also be found on the school or Trust website (Vacancies page) – CVs are not accepted – and ensure all information required is provided. Your personal statement, of no more than four sides of A4, should detail how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the criteria on the person specification.

The completed application form should be returned to Adele Wilden, Headteachers PA at Oldbury Academy: a.wilden@oldburyacademy.org.uk

For further information regarding Oldbury Academy please see our website: https://oldburyacademy.com

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About Oldbury Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1362 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0121 533 3750

Oldbury Academy is a large Secondary Academy (SAT)

Arranging a visit to Oldbury Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@oldburyacademy.org.uk.

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