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 deliver inspirational leadership to school staff and 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 2018 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism.
We have an exemplary reputation for excellence in every aspect of school life. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.
Who we’re looking for
We are looking for an exceptional Principal to lead us on our journey of sustained excellence.
We want to hear from ambitious, talented senior leaders and established Principals who will bring inspirational leadership to our school. You will be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with the natural ability to inspire and motivate both pupils and peers.
With substantial leadership experience as a Principal or Deputy, you will lead an approach that sees every challenge as an opportunity to continually improve standards of education and to foster an outstanding learning environment. As a Star 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
• Substantial experience of senior leadership and management within and across school settings
• The ability to create, and secure commitment to, a clear vision for an effective and high achieving school
• A strong commitment to our STAR values.
About Star Academies
Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 20 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.
We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.
Find out more
Please download the information pack below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 0121 657 7200.
Closing Date: Tuesday 24 September 2019 at midnight
Interview Date: Thursday 26 September 2019
Proposed Start Date: To be confirmed
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.
Essential educational requirements
Evidence of training and relevant qualifications in educational and
school leadership and management.
Degree-level qualification and Qualified Teacher Status.
Essential skills and experience
Substantial experience of leadership and management within and
across school settings.
Experience of managing delegated organisational budgets and other
external funding sources.
Successful leadership of change management within and across
Experience of successful people and performance management.
1. Competitive Salaries
2. Pension Scheme
3. National Terms and Conditions
4. Simply Health
5. Cycle to work scheme
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.
- Whitehead Road, Birmingham, B6 6EL
- Free School