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  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£83,971 to £97,273 (L29 to L35) per annum

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 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 Girls' Leadership Academy, Manchester

Eden Girls’ Leadership Academy, Manchester is a Muslim faith-based secondary school for 11 to 18 year old girls, which welcomes pupils from all faiths and none. We opened in Cheetham Hill in 2017 and moved to our new state-of-the-art campus in 2019. 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 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: Monday, 31 January 2022 at midnight
Assessment Centre Date: Thursday, 10 February 2022
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.

Applying for the job

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, Muslim, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
497 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0330 313 9150

About Eden Girls' Leadership Academy , Manchester

Eden Girls’ Leadership Academy, Manchester is an 800 place, Muslim faith-based secondary school for girls aged 11-18. It opened in September 2017, admitting 120 girls into Year 7, 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 Girls' Leadership Academy , Manchester

​​​​​​​Please download the information pack below, which includes a welcome message from our CEO, job description, person specification, and further information about the school and Star Academies. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please contact Daniel Burgess, Resourcing Partner, on 0330 313 9150 or email daniel.burgess@staracademies.org.

School location

40 Rayburn Way, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M8 8DT

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