Assistant Headteacher- Inclusion, Birmingham

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

George Dixon AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Spine L12 to L16
Contract term: Permanent

The Trustees of George Dixon Academy are seeking to appoint an outstanding Assistant Headteacher - Inclusion from September 2020.

George Dixon has achieved Academy status due to the exceptional rise in academic performance as recognised by the Department of Education; and was given the judgement of Good in all categories by Ofsted in March 2017.  In 2019, the academy achieved a +0.51 progress 8 score at GCSE and a +0.53 value-added score at A-Level placing us in the 12th and 5th percentile respectively.  

The Trustees wish to appoint an outstanding, confident, creative and enthusiastic leader to contribute fully to the future development of all aspects of inclusion.

The successful candidate will: 

  • Raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our students;
  • Have achieved the National Award for SEN Co-ordination;
  • Lead on inclusion;
  • Contribute to a culture of high expectations and achievement; 
  • Positively work with staff, students, families and multi-agencies;
  • Have drive, enthusiasm, resilience, warmth and a sense of humour.
  • Have opportunities to contribute to the wider life and ethos of the Academy. 

In addition to your application letter, please write a response to the questions below:

1. Describe your philosophy for inclusion. (Maximum 400 words)

2. What experiences have prepared you for this post? (Maximum 400 words)

Informal visits are welcome.  Please contact Miss Deena Satchell (Assistant Head) at to arrange a convenient time

For more information, and to request an application pack including job description and person specification, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education

T: 0121 236 4476

M: 07921583731


George Dixon Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. George Dixon Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

More about George Dixon Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Portland Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 9GD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 675 4488
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