Deputy Headteacher, Birmingham

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Central AcademyBirmingham

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L17-L21
Contract term: Permanent

Position:   Deputy Headteacher

Apply by:  20.5.2019

Salary:      Leadership Scale L17-L21

Contract term: Secondment leading to possible permanent contract

Job start:  As soon as possible 

Interview: 23.05.2019

CORE Education Trust is inspired and guided by its 4 CORE values of Collaboration; Opportunity; Respect and Excellence. The Trust is led by some of Birmingham's leading educational and business leaders.

Central Academy is looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher. You will be joining an academy team whose sole aim is to ensure that all students get the very best support, care and guidance that enables them to achieve their very best.  Please view the website to learn more about us.

Central Academy is committed to ensuring successful outcomes for all students. Here at the Academy we ensure that every student has opportunities to succeed.

The Role:

We are seeking a talented leader who can inspire and motivate students and staff. You will work alongside the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher to secure the highest standards across our school. You will be a member of the school’s Senior and Strategic Leadership Team, which sets the strategic direction for the whole academy, aligned to the vision and values of our trust.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and inspirational leader to further their professional development. Strong experience in secondary education is essential.

About you:

You will be an experienced senior leader with a proven track record of school improvement, ideally with experience of inner-city, multi-cultural areas. As a calm and reflective leader, you will have the skills to play an important role in developing our Leadership team. A sound understanding of school improvement strategies is key, as well as the ability to manage change and motivate staff and the community towards the achievement of clear and aspirational goals.

We welcome applications from both experienced deputies and those wishing to take the next step in their careers. 

The ability to be flexible and versatile will be fundamental within this role.

If you would like an application pack, further details can be found on our website

Alternatively, you can contact Miss Rebecca Hawkings at the Academy on 0121 729 7160 or email

Please submit your application form, and any supporting documents, to: Please note we do not accept CV’s. Only those applicants submitting a CORE Education Trust Application Form will be considered.  Please note that Birmingham City Council application forms will not be accepted.

CORE Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer.  CORE Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) Check is required for all successful applicants.

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More about Central Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Newhall Street, Ladywood, Birmingham, B3 1SJ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 121 729 7160
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