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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£75,331 to £83,081 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for an experienced secondary school senior leader with the ability to drive school improvement through the intelligent implementation of Star’s Results Strategy. You will play a crucial role in the trust-wide strategy to strengthen pupils’ outcomes in community schools by developing the skills of leaders and securing systems to ensure we maximise the achievements of all of our young people.

The position requires an individual who has expertise in using data, a track record of securing improvement in outcomes, and excellent analytical and communication skills.

You will lead the implementation of the trust’s Results Strategy to ensure that leaders in community schools make effective use of assessment, plan and deliver timely intervention and meet the needs of their pupils. You will also be an excellent manager of people who can work with others to develop their skills and ensure that they are highly effective in their roles.

You will have:

  • Credibility as an experienced and successful secondary school senior leader with a demonstrable track record of success, particularly regarding pupil outcomes.
  • The ability to analyse school and subject level data to identify gaps and develop a strategy for improvement.
  • The ability to work proactively in partnership with trust colleagues, school leaders, and external partners to plan and deliver effective intervention programmes.
  • Detailed knowledge of national assessment and reporting requirements.
  • The ability to use instructional coaching to support school leaders’ implementation of Star’s assessment, recording and reporting policy.
  • The ability to lead and manage the trust’s improvement leads to boost outcomes in their subjects.
  • Full commitment to our vision and values.

What the school offers its staff

About Star Central

Star Central, based in Blackburn, Lancashire, provides leadership, strategic direction and support to Star’s schools.

The Star Central team includes experts from a range of professional backgrounds, who work together to provide an outstanding support service to the Star community. We support our schools to provide educational and operational excellence and to cultivate a strong Star community, with the aim of nurturing today’s young people and inspiring tomorrow’s leaders.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Star Academies

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
0330 313 9800

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