Head Teacher

4 days left

Forward Education Trust
Brays School, Birmingham, West Midlands
L15 to L21 £59,581 to £68,347
15 Nov 2021
05 Dec 2021
ceo@ fet.ac
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Brays School

Brays Road


B26 1NS

Telephone Number: 0121 809 1510

Email Address: recruitment@fet.ac

Job Start Date: January 2022

Brays School, a Forward Education Trust School, specialises in the education of primary-aged pupils with a range of diagnosis. Brays School caters for those children with a range of physical, learning and sensory difficulties. This Ofsted rated Outstanding school has high standards of teaching and learning and is committed to ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential.

Please note the school is has recently de-amalgamated into two distinct schools. Brays School (Sheldon site) has retained the name of Brays School and the Brays Tile Cross site has formed a new school called Leycroft Academy. The two schools separated as of 1st September 2021.

We are seeking to appoint the substantive Head Teacher for Brays School (Sheldon) from January 2022.

The successful applicant will be a dynamic, innovative and proactive leader; a change agent who is able to maintain Brays as a standalone outstanding school that meets the needs of all our young people in an ever-changing educational landscape. We are seeking a motivated leader with vision, energy and expert PMLD knowledge. You will be open to working collaboratively with the Trust and its schools, to maximise the educational and social opportunities available for our pupils.

The successful candidate will be an exemplary teacher and role model. All our senior leaders are expected to undertake the Designated Safeguarding Lead qualification to keep our children safe.

We can offer you:

A commitment to support you in developing new skills through a wide range of professional development opportunities and experiences.

The opportunity to make a huge contribution to the education and lives of children who respond very positively to high quality teaching.

A friendly and inclusive working environment

You will offer us:

Your considerable skill as a good/outstanding teacher who has experience of working with children with complex special needs.

Your commitment to engaging and inspiring our pupils and the ability to make a real difference to their learning.

Your flexibility, commitment and excellent interpersonal skills.

Your ability to initiate and lead change in a positive way.

If you feel you possess these qualities, are passionate about working alongside pupils with SEND and would like to shape their futures at a progressive school, then we would like to hear from you. Queries about this post can be emailed to ceo@fet.ac

Closing Date: 5 December 2021, 23:59pm

To apply, please visit our website

Please note that only standard Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted, we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV).

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.



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