Executive Headteacher - Victoria Academies Trust

Victoria Academies Trust, Ballot Street, Smethwick B66 3HH
Leadership 23 – 27 £72,497 - £79,958
11 Jan 2022
04 Feb 2022
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Full time permanent
Working Pattern

The Executive Headteacher (EHT) role is a senior post within Victoria Academies Trust and is centrally contracted as part of the Core Services Team (Education). As a member of the Extended Executive Leadership Team, you will be reporting to Directors of Schools and from time to time may be required to attend Executive Leadership or Trust Board meetings. You will also work strategically with other executive leaders, head teachers and heads of services to deliver the trust’s vision, strategy, and objectives.

As a member of the Core Service Team (Education) you may be expected to carry out the role of a substantive Headteacher in an academy, depending on the needs of the trust. Regardless, you will be responsible to the Directors of Schools, CEO and Board of Trustees for the performance, finance, premises, recruitment, training, safeguarding, teaching and learning, monitoring, community and partnerships of your designated school or group of schools.

About Victoria Academies Trust

Victoria Academies Trust is a primary only trust of nine schools across the West Midlands. Our trust base is at Victoria Park Academy, Smethwick in the West Midlands, and we have schools in Sandwell, Birmingham, Walsall, Staffordshire and Worcestershire. We have a mix of converter schools, sponsor schools and free schools; we are opening our first special school in September 2022 – a free school for autistic children in Sandwell.

Our Mission

Our mission is our primary objective, our purpose and it is simply: To make people the best they can be.

Our vision is this:

Our people will be brilliant, courageous and kind. Ambition and innovation are at the heart of all that we do as we strive to become the best we can be.

Our values

To help us fulfil our mission, we have a number of core values that drive all that we do and decisions which we make.  

Our values are built around five core beliefs based on the Latin word FIDES - the ancient Roman Goddess of good faith and trust (as in bona fide or to confide). FIDES underpins all that we do.  



Our 5 core values, along with how we believe people should behave to achieve them are: 

Focus on family

Insist on excellence

Do good as you go

Embrace innovation

Seize success

Application Process

For more information or to arrange a discussion regarding this role please email enquiry@victrust.org

Applications should be made using the trust application form attached and returned to no enquiry@victrust.org later than 12 noon on Friday 4th February 2022

Victoria Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its entire staff to share this commitment. All post-holders will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including a Children’s Barred List check for post carrying out a regulated activity.


Full time


Leadership 23 – 27 £72,497 - £79,958


Victoria Academies Trust, Ballot Street, Smethwick, B66 3HH

Closing Date:

Friday 4th February 2022 at 12 Noon

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