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Principal - Secondary

Starbank School, Birmingham

Job details

Job role Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £90,379 to £117,197 per annum (L32 to L43)

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.

Who we’re looking for

We are seeking to recruit an exceptional Principal to lead the 6FE secondary school (11-16) to lead us on our journey to excellence and provide outstanding leadership and management of the school and designated aspects of the Trust’s work, to secure sustainable success and ensure the highest standards of learning and personal development for its pupils.

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 job description and person specification below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call Daniel Burgess, Resourcing Partner on 0330 313 9150.

Key Dates

Closing Date: Sunday 8th November 2020 at midnight
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Proposed Start Date: Negotiable

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.

Employee benefits

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

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size Up to 2160 pupils
Age range 3 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Contact email daniel.burgess@staracademies.org
Contact phone number 0330 313 9150

About Starbank School

About Starbank

Starbank school in Birmingham is a large all-though school for pupils aged 3 to 16 years old. There are over 2,000 pupils who are based across three sites in close proximity to each other.

Starbank School has recently converted to academy status and joined Star Academies. It is a rapidly improving school in which we have a passionate belief that every child has the ability to succeed. Starbank delivers an academic EBacc-focused curriculum alongside a rich and diverse programme that develops leadership, character and a firm commitment to helping others. It is housed in a brand-new campus with state-of- the-art facilities and a superb environment for learning.

Arranging a visit to Starbank School

Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call Daniel Burgess, Resourcing Partner on 0330 313 9150.

School location

Hob Moor Road, Birmingham, B10 9BT

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