Deputy Head of Academy (Curriculum), Birmingham

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Washwood Heath AcademyBirmingham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L21-25
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

“Welcome to our Washwood Heath Family “is what we say to every Year 7 student on their first day at Washwood Heath Academy and we mean it.  ”Learners today, Leaders tomorrow” is our motto and underpins our core values.  

Creative, Inspirational, Uncompromising: these are the qualities we need from you, to complement our existing leadership team and fulfill our vision of motivating every child to succeed. 

Join our journey to becoming an outstanding provider:  we are already judged ‘good’ by  Ofsted with progress 8 scores in the top third nationally for the past 3 years in a row.  Our proven track record of success is highly valued by our local community and we are a thriving, over-subscribed comprehensive school at the heart of our community   “Leaders ensure there are high expectations of achievement, behaviour and respect and tolerance for others” (Ofsted 2016).  Our Sixth Form has tripled in size in the last three years and we are now at the exciting stage of expanding to an all-through school with a primary academy on site. 

We have a fantastic opportunity for an established Senior Leader looking to take the next step in their career.  You will be passionate about education and how curriculum and learning experiences can enrich the lives of our staff and students.  If you believe you have the experience, vision and drive required for this role than we would like to hear from you. 

Our staff and governors are passionate about achieving the best for students at our Academy and in our Trust.   Washwood Heath Academy are part of Washwood Heath MAT (Multi Academy Trust), welcoming students from 4 years old to 18 years old, providing a standard of academic excellence for primary, secondary and post 16 education. 

Our school is in a central location, with wonderful and enthusiastic pupils and amazing staff who always go the extra mile for their classes.  Our friendly family feel is just one of many reasons that parents choose Washwood Heath Academy for their children.    

So, if you are our “all of the above” - Come and join the WHMAT family.  

For further details, please visit the school website:  

Closing date for applications:  9:00am 20th March 2018 

Washwood Heath 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.

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More about Washwood Heath Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Burney Lane, Stechford, Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 2AS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 675 7272
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“Welcome to our Washwood Heath Family” is what we say to every Year 7 student on their first day at Washwood Heath Academy and we mean it. Education transforms lives and we prepare every student to succeed and equip them with the confidence and skill...