16 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    8 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, energetic, committed and experienced Senior Leader to join our Senior Leadership Team. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to play a substantial part in driving forward a highly successful and over-subscribed outstanding academy.

If you wish to be the successful candidate, you will be ambitious - both for our pupils and staff and personally; and you will be ready to make a real difference to the educational experience and outcomes of our pupils. You should be person-centered and committed to building relationships and enhancing the sense of belonging that Belvedere pupils, staff and families have to the thriving academy community and to the GDST. You should be self-motivated and self-reliant and be ready to be flexible to meet the academy’s needs. You should also be able to demonstrate where you have shown the ability to innovate and to sustain the positive impact that your work has had on the pupils and staff of your current school.

Please see application pack for job description and person specification.

What the school offers its staff

  • Generous holiday (14 days extra per year for teaching staff)
  • Email curfew 5pm-7am (unless there are safeguarding/wellbeing concerns)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (AXA)
  • Weekly CPD sessions
  • Principal has an open door policy
  • Staff Enrichment
  • Flexible approach to family appointments and child events
  • More PPA than the local average
  • Half-termly wellbeing events organised by Wellbeing Committee includingseasonal treats, bacon sandwiches, fortnightly toast, annual Christmas lunch and other staff events
  • Parcel collection point
  • Half-termly staff voice group
  • On-site parking
  • Mental Health Coordinator
  • HUB groups and HUB breakfasts
  • High priority in our Y7 admissions process (see Admissions Policy on ourwebsite)

Further details about the role

Belvedere was the first independent school to become an academy and is continuing the traditions and standards of its predecessor school. We were judged outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in January 2015. We have high expectations of all our students and we support them with excellent pastoral care. Our extensive Enrichment programme allows students to develop into well rounded individuals. Children of our staff have a higher priority in our Y7 admissions process - please see the Admissions Policy on our website or call the academy office for further details.

The Belvedere Academy and the GDST are committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

The Belvedere Academy and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection checks appropriate to the post, including online searches, and checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

To find out more and obtain an information pack please visit our website at www.belvedereacademy.net email: jobs@belvedereacademy.net or telephone 0151 727 1284


Applying for the job

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About The Belvedere Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1054 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0151 727 1284

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