West Walsall E-ACT Academy
Deputy Headteacher, Curriculum and Post 16
L18 – L20 £60,755 - £63,806
Are you a dynamic and exceptional leader? Do you have experience in curriculum design and development from key stage 3 to key stage 5? Are you keen to challenge young people with opportunities they may not know even exist yet?
We aim to raise pupils’ aspirations so they believe in themselves and understand that there is nothing holding them back, including where they happen to live or their family’s experience in education.
At West Walsall E-ACT Academy, we know that the life chances of our pupils are determined by inspirational teachers and leaders like you.
How can you help to inspire our pupils
We are searching for a Deputy Headteacher who will inspire our pupils in the classroom by delivering innovative knowledge rich curricula, that allows us to come up with innovative solutions to ensuring students’ needs are met, and by giving them the confidence of to think big for themselves as they progress through our academy. You will be a creative and innovative thinker; committed and relentless in your drive to improve the life chances of young people and highly aspirational for the outcomes for our pupils.
For a full job description of the role, see the job description and job specification. We encourage you to get in touch with any questions; better still, come and see us for yourself.
An E-ACT 11-18 academy in Walsall resolutely focussed on improving the life chances of all our pupils and inspiring them to reach their full potential.
This is a good Ofsted rated academy, recognised for helping students to progress from often low starting points and that they are supported through a strong pastoral structure.
This is an exciting time for us with new leadership so we are looking for someone to help us move the Academy in the direction of outstanding;
A great place to work and live
Located just eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Wolverhampton, Walsall is home to three E-ACT Academies.
Part of the E-ACT Family
E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 29 academies across four regions in England. We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve. In return, we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector-leading work-life balance.
If you feel you would like to work with us and be inspired by our three E-ACT values of:
• Thinking big
• Doing the right thing
• Showing team spirit
How to apply
The closing date for applications is 22 March 2019
Completed applications to be sent to: midlands.recruit@E-ACT.org.uk
E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references. E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.