Principal, Highgate, Birmingham

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Ark St Alban's AcademyHighgate, Birmingham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do you have the vision, passion and rigour to lead this outstanding high-profile secondary school in Birmingham? 

Ark St Alban’s Academy has an outstanding rating from Ofsted, and a track record of delivering great outcomes for the children of the community it serves. 

We believe that all children can – and will - achieve, and we do everything we can to make sure that they reach their goals. We act with integrity and discipline to challenge all members of our community to make the most of their God-given talents. 

We have much to be proud of and celebrate but know that there is always more to do and achieve. We are now seeking an experienced and ambitious school leader who sees this is an opportunity not only to lead an outstanding school but to make it better.

Joining St Alban’s means you will be joining an outstanding high-profile school known for its academic excellence. You’ll continue the great progress the school has made, while helping to lead Ark’s expansion in Birmingham.  

Ideal candidates will: 

  • Have a very clear understanding of what makes a great school and the skills and character required to develop this  
  • Be a great teacher themselves.  As a leader of teaching, we are looking for someone who really knows what great learning looks like in the classroom and how to achieve it 
  • Be fully aligned with Ark’s values and six pillars  
  • Be excited by, and committed to, supporting practices that will drive great progress in the Ark Birmingham area and across the wider network of Ark schools  

Please submit your application by 11.00am on Wednesday 7th March 2018. For further information, a confidential discussion or for any queries please contact Natalie Partridge on 0203 116 7193 or  

Closing date:                 Wednesday 7 March 2018, 11.00am  

First Stage Interviews:  13 March 2018 

Final Interviews:            29 March 2018  

Start Date:                    September 2018  

Salary:                      Highly Competitive   

Ark St Alban’s Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Ark St Alban's Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Conybere Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 0YH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 446 1300
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Ark St Alban’s Academy is an over-subscribed Church of England academy specialising in engineering and mathematics. 

The academy is celebrating impressive achievement in its GCSE performance as the proportion of students achieving 5 A*-C includi...