Senior Leadership Team - Senior Assistant Headteacher, Birmingham

Closing date:Expiring today

Shenley Academy & Sixth FormBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Senior Leadership Team – Senior Assistant Headteacher

Required September 2020

Salary to be negotiated with successful candidate.

E-ACT is looking for an experienced, inspirational and ambitious Senior Assistant Headteacher to be part of the Senior Leadership team in an academy within the Midlands Region. You will play a key role in providing highly efficient, highly effective leadership and management of the academy, and we require the successful candidate to commence employment in September 2020.

The Senior Assistant Headteacher should be prepared to lead on such areas as ethos, systems and procedures.  As a member of the senior leadership team, the Senior Assistant Headteacher will also be centrally involved in the overall leadership and management of the academy and will help to establish a school culture that is both nurturing and rigorous.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, inspiring Senior Assistant Headteacher who: 

Understands curriculum, teaching and learning and can lead school improvement

Has a clear vision and astute educational philosophy who is continually learning

Can create a positive learning culture within the academy

Has the ability to meet, model and lead high expectations and challenge

Can improve provision and outcomes for groups of students, particularly the disadvantaged and the more-able.

For a full description of the role see the job description and job specification.

We will offer you:

The support of a highly capable educational and operational regional team

Extensive CPD opportunities

The ability to concentrate on supporting the Headteacher with school improvement and putting the student welfare at the heart of it.

What we value: Our values are our anchor point and underpin all we do.

Thinking Big

For themselves and for the world around them by thinking beyond the four walls of their academy, and having the belief that anything they aspire to achieve is possible through hard work.

Doing the right thing

In all that they do by carefully thinking through their decisions, even when it means doing something that’s hard or takes a lot of time.

Showing team spirit

By supporting one another, and knowing that by working together great things can be achieved.

If you feel you would thrive within this role, then we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please download and complete our application form, declaration form and equal opportunities form and send completed documents to:

Please also forward all queries regarding this vacancy to

Advert Closing Date: Friday 3rd April 2020

Interview Date: week commencing 27th April 2020

Safeguarding Statement:

All E-ACT academies, the Ambassadors and Headteachers are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, and undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. 

More about Shenley Academy & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Shenley Lane, Birmingham, B29 4HE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 464 5191
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Shenley Academy is sponsored by E-ACT, an independent academy sponsor that manages, maintains and develops academies. E-ACT sponsor 23 state funded academies across the UK, working with young people and their communities in disadvantaged areas to rai...