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Job details
Employer Broadway Academy
Location Birmingham
Salary Grade 4 point 34 £30,153
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts ASAP

Full time, all year round post

In order to further raise achievement, we are looking to appoint an outstanding practitioner join our successful team.

  • Broadway Academy moved into a world class £21 million new building in 2011. 
  • We were for 2 years running “in the top 100 most improved schools for sustained improvement in the country” - Nick Gibb.
  • “[Leaders] have high expectations of, and aspirations for, pupils and staff.” OFSTED 2016.
  • “Pupils’ achievement …….including in the sixth form, is strong.” OFSTED 2016.
  • “….ICT across the curriculum was judged to be outstanding....” OFSTED 2012.
  • “The school’s direction of travel is outstanding from a very strong previous record that is used to baseline overall effectiveness.” Inclusion Quality Mark, Centre of Excellence Review 2016.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a relevant degree in Libraries and has, or is working towards the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professions (CILIP) qualification.
  • Has strong IT skills and familiarity with the use of databases and the internet.
  • Has excellent team working and management skills
  • Has the ability to work with the voluntary sector / charities to develop literacy with parents and the community.
  • Can inspire the whole community to read with a particular emphasis on boys’ literacy.
  • Can create a library facility that is a national beacon of good practice in schools.
  • This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for the role.
  • Flexibility to cover library opening times over evenings, holidays and weekends will be a required aspect of this role.

Broadway can offer:

  • A high achieving and well-motivated body of students.
  • Excellent conditions in a new building.
  • CPD programmes to support and develop teachers.
  • Innovative practice in pastoral care and curriculum.
  • An enthusiastic, creative and supportive staff.
  • An excellent reputation and is heavily over-subscribed. 

For further details and application pack, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education on:

T: 0121 236 4476

M: 07921 583 731


Closing date: 26th June 2017

Please also see our dedicated recruitment site:

Broadway Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure.

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