Helping tomorrow’s citizens to flourish
University of Birmingham School is a pioneering and distinctive comprehensive school and sixth form that truly represents the diverse community of the city it serves. The school opened two years ago as part of the civic mission of the University of Birmingham, a world class university that was founded over one hundred years ago to advance education in the city of Birmingham, one of the fastest growing and vibrant cities in western Europe.
The school welcomes a diverse range of children from across Birmingham to be part of a state-of-the-art school and ensures that every individual succeeds. Heavily oversubscribed, when full, the school will have the capacity for 1,150 students, providing them all with the opportunity to develop great character and achieve academic success in a thriving, vibrant community – without limits.
The unique partnership with the University of Birmingham enables the school’s pupils, students and staff unrivalled access to their world-class resources, research and people. This partnership makes the school the UK’s first secondary University Training School and provides endless opportunities to collaborate, learn and grow as a school that will forever put education, safety and flourishing first.
The core purpose of the school is to develop the character - the personal qualities or virtues - of the school’s students. The broad and balanced academic curriculum supports this vision and a school-wide enrichment programme and extended school day ensures all students have the opportunity and potential to explore their passions and develop as well-rounded citizens. By balancing character development with academic success, the school aims to create better citizens, better communities, and a better world.
As we grow, our senior leadership team also expands and we are now seeking to appoint an Assistant Vice-Principal to provide inspirational leadership, ensuring all pupils flourish academically through careful monitoring, support and evaluation of pupil progress data. This is a new position for the School which comes as the School grows and prepares to deliver its first Key Stage 4 curriculum from September 2018.
We will have high expectations of you to be an outstanding role model committed to the distinctive ethos of our School. In return, we will recognise your contribution through an enhanced package of pay and benefits subject to performance.
For more information and to apply, please see our attached application form.
Closing date: Midnight on Sunday, 29th April 2018.
Interview date: w/c 30 April 2018.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
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.