Head of School - Devonshire Junior Academy

Auckland Road, Smethwick B67 6AT
L13-L17 £52,405 - £57,810
12 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Required from January 2018

Devonshire Junior Academy has an exciting opportunity for a current Senior Leader to join our very successful school as Head of School due to promotion of the previous postholder within our Multi Academy Trust.

The Governors and Executive Head Teacher of Devonshire Junior Academy are looking to appoint a highly effective and dedicated professional to lead Devonshire Junior Academy as Head of School from January 2018. First and foremost, we are looking for an excellent practitioner who is able to lead and inspire our pupils and staff to achieve excellence. This post represents a really exciting opportunity for someone who wishes to develop their leadership skills within a very strong and supportive professional network. The successful candidate will be a strong and knowledgeable primary practitioner with an excellent record of teaching, which includes Key Stage 2.

Working closely with the Executive Head Teacher, you will be responsible for the strategic direction and day to day running of the school. You will have proven experience of Senior Leadership, ideally being a serving Deputy Head Teacher who is looking for the next step in your career – with the support and guidance of an experienced Executive Head Teacher.

As part of Victoria Academies Trust, you will work as part of an innovative exciting group of leaders who put our trust values at the heart of everything we do.

The successful candidate will be fortunate to work with a committed and hard working staff who all want the very best outcomes for our pupils, including a very passionate and strong leadership team. Our pupils are delightful, ambitious and value their education, our families are supportive and want the very best for their children. 

For further information or an application form please contact the school on 0121 558 1654 or alternatively you can email sharon.cox1@devinfacademy.org.uk Visits to our school are welcomed and arranged by contacting Sharon Cox, Business Manager on 0121 558 1654.

Devonshire Junior Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take a disclosure and barring check. We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy application form will be considered. We do not accept CV only applications.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 12 noon, 26th September 2017

Interviews: 5th and 6th October 2017 


Full Time


Leadership 13-17 £52,405 - £57,810


Devonshire Junior Academy, Auckland Road, Smethwick B67 6AT

Closing Date:

Tuesday 26 September 2017

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