Oldbury Academy

Start Date:  September 2024

Salary:  Leadership Scale L31 to L37 – £98,616 to £114,239

Contract:  Full Time – Permanent

About Us

Oldbury Academy is a large secondary school, serving ca 1400 11-16 year olds and is part of the Stour Vale Academy Trust. Ofsted inspected our school in December 2021 and judged us to be ‘GOOD’ in all categories.  Ofsted concluded that “pupils at this school receive a good education” and “it is well led and school leaders are committed to further improvements”.

Oldbury Academy is a happy and vibrant school where we aim to provide an excellent education for all pupils living in our community.  We have friendly, committed and caring staff, all of whom endeavour to provide the finest educational experiences and a wide range of exciting opportunities for every child at our school.

The Role

Stour Vale Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Headteacher who can lead Oldbury Academy on the next stage of its exciting journey.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious leader. The post has become available following the promotion of the current headteacher to Executive Leader within the Trust.

Additional Info

Please see the supporting document ‘Recruitment Pack’ for more information regarding this position.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Mr Philip Shackleton (current Headteacher) [email protected]

0121 533 3750

Mrs Rachel Salter (Chief Executive Officer) [email protected]

0121 585 5385

Closing Date: Monday 4th March 2024 at 3:00pm

Shortlisting: Wednesday 6th March 2024

Interviews will take place on Thursday 14th March 2024 and Friday 15th March 2024

The interview panel will decide at the end of day 1, if further shortlisting is required before day 2.

Please use the Stour Vale Academy Trust application form below – CVs are not accepted – and ensure all information required is provided. Your personal statement, of no more than four sides of A4, should detail how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the criteria on the person specification.

The completed application form should be returned to Adele Wilden, Headteachers PA at Oldbury Academy: [email protected]

For further information regarding Oldbury Academy please see our website: https://oldburyacademy.com

Stour Vale is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary safeguarding checks will be undertaken and must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn.

This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

As a Trust we are committed to ensuring that throughout our recruitment process, no applicant will be disadvantaged or discriminated against because of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

Recruitment Pack                          Application Form

To apply for this job email your details to a.wilden@oldburyacademy.org.uk.