Vice Principal

King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands, B26 2RZ

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    7 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L20-L23

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a talented and aspirational Vice Principal to join our leadership team. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they have:

  • Successfully led, planned, managed and evaluated change which has had a significant impact at whole school level.
  • Demonstrated the ability to work strategically and successfully at a senior leadership level.
  • Worked successfully with other education partners and providers.
  • Demonstrated outstanding, sustained, and successful experience as a teacher in a secondary context.

We will provide you with the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of academy leadership preparing you well for future Headship, within a modern, well-resourced environment with a dedicated staff team.

The successful candidate will be someone who believes that all students can achieve highly and will have a commitment to our core values compassion, aspiration, respect and equality.

What the school offers its staff

The King Edward VI Foundation, Birmingham, is a progressive charitable organisation which has supported excellence in education across the City since 1552. Our schools are diverse in nature but have a common purpose and commitment to achieving our mission of “making Birmingham the best place to be educated in the UK”.

Our Academy Trust currently consists of two independent schools, six selective, and five non selective academies. Our recent expansion into a wider diversity of local communities is enabling us to accelerate our strategies for improving the life chances of young people in Birmingham, whatever their background.

The King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham (“the Academy Trust”) was established in 2017 and is made up of the academies outlined above. The academies receive back office central support services including governance, from the Foundation Office (a central support services function), with several staff being seconded from the Foundation to deliver support services to the Academy Trust and the academies themselves.

Our highly focused five-year strategy aims to build on our existing strengths and heritage and deliver our ambitious growth strategy which aims to bring in a further five academies over the next five years.

King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy is an oversubscribed 11-18 academy. Judged to be ‘Good’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection, it serves a vibrant and diverse community.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham is an educational charity supporting eleven schools and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

CHARITY NUMBER: 529051

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to vacancies@keshacademy.com

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About King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1182 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0121 647 2471

Arranging a visit to King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy

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