Birmingham City Council

Assistant Headteacher

Chilwell Croft Academy, Chilwell Croft, Birmingham, B19 2QH
L3 to L7
16 Nov 2021
01 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details

Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

Chilwell Croft Academy

Chilwell Croft


B19 2QH

Telephone Number: 0121 464 3402

Email Address:

Job Start Date: February 2022

Equitas Academies Trust was formed in September 2012 and incorporates Aston Manor Academy (Secondary) and Chilwell Croft Academy (Primary). Both Academies are happy, exciting and inspiring learning environments for their children who are from a vibrant mix of cultures. The staff and Trustees have a great sense of pride in their schools and care passionately about the pupils they serve.

Chilwell Croft Academy is seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to be responsible for raising attainment across the school. This post is to enhance the capacity of the senior leadership team and to promote and monitor the quality of teaching and learning. The successful candidate will work alongside the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher to

continue to raise aspirations, standards of achievement and continue our journey to becoming an outstanding school of the future. The post holder will have a part-time teaching commitment and will be responsible for supporting with Assessment and Pupil Outcomes.

The Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional senior leader looking for a fresh challenge or an exceptional middle leader ready for the step up into a senior leadership role. The successful candidate will be an exemplary classroom practitioner with proven experience of managing teams and initiatives to raise standards and will have highly developed interpersonal skills.

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who believes they have got what it takes to make a real difference to the life experiences and achievements of inner-city pupils.

Informal visits to the school are strongly recommended and most welcome. Arrangements can be made through Mrs Wasley (PA to Headteacher) on 0121 464 3322.

Closing Date: 1 December 2021, 12 noon

For further details and an application form, job description and person specification can be downloaded from the school website or can be downloaded here

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.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

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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