Job details

Job details
Employer Greenwood Academy
Location Birmingham
Salary £33,437 – £36,379 (Actual Salary £28,261 - £30,747)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring soon
Closing date
Job starts January 2018

Full Time 37 hours per week – 39 weeks per year

Greenwood Academy is a vibrant, successful 11-18 Academy situated in the heart of Castle Vale.  We currently have 840 pupils on roll and are growing every year.  We are heavily oversubscribed in Years 7 and 8 and, having moved into our new build, we have excellent facilities and pupils who are keen to learn We are looking for an individual committed to drive up standards up, who has a positive approach and high expectations of what students can achieve.  In return you will get to work in an innovative and highly supportive Academy. 

We are looking to appoint a highly skilled and dedicated leader who is able to inspire students to achieve their very best at a personal and academic level. 

The successful candidate will possess the necessary interpersonal skills thus enabling them to establish trusting, supportive and effective working partnerships with young people, parents and carers. 

We are looking for a Head of Year who:

  • will oversee and support the pastoral and academic progress of the students in their year group, taking the strategic lead role to deliver student success
  • Will support, challenge and engage a diverse cohort of students, enriching their learning experience, maximising their potential and raising attainment

What we offer:

  • A regular and bespoke CPD programme as soon as you are appointed 
  • World class facilities and technology in a brand new building 
  • A Chromebook for every Head of Year 
  • Private health care through AET 

The post holder will have the opportunity to work in a successful and dynamic team who deliver outstanding pastoral provision through rigor and challenge.  

Come and visit us to meet the team of students and staff who are making Greenwood Academy one of the best schools in our city:

Closing date for receipt of application is Monday 30th October 2017. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

We actively welcome visits where you will have the opportunity to meet the Headteacher Allen Bird and other members of the team. Please contact Diane Cox on 01214646101 or dcox@greenwoodacademy.org to book a visit.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. 

For further information on this position and to make an application please click apply on the TES advert.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty. 

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. Further details can be found on our careers page. 

AET is recruiting for School Direct placements. Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/a/aetinet.org/aetwebsite/our-teaching-school/initial-teacher-

training for further details. 

About the employer

Information about Greenwood Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Farnborough Road
Castle Vale
Birmingham
West Midlands
B35 7NL
United Kingdom
+44 121 464 7069