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Deputy head teacher with responsibility for SENCO


The Nethersole C of E Academy (part of The Birmingham Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust or BDMAT) wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate deputy head, with responsibility for SENCO, who has an excellent understanding of learning and teaching. 


The successful applicant will be employed  by BDMAT but work at The Nethersole C of E Academy with the expectations of driving the school forward, working in partnership with families, governors, staff, the leadership team and the head teacher. We are looking for an outstanding leader who will support and develop staff as well as being instrumental in developing and implementing school policies and procedures.


The successful candidate will be someone who will fully engage in our Christian ethos and actively support the development of spirituality and our school Christian distinctness.  The role will include a teaching timetable,coaching/mentoring staff at all stages of their career and with SENCO responsibility. It will also require liaising with staff from other schools and central BDMAT staff.


The posts will be remunerated on the leadership scale L5 to L9. Applicants will need to demonstrate that they are consistently excellent teachers and have supported others to improve their teaching. They should also have effective communication skills.


If you would like to know more please contact the head teacher, Jo Alexander, for an informal discussion on the telephone number 01827 892357. Visits to the school are recommended.


Safer Recruitment

The school follows tight recruitment procedures. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Nethersole Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Short listed candidates with convictions will be asked to declare these at the interview stage.


Closing date: 10th October 2019

Interviews: 15th October 2019

Commence role: 6th January 2020


Applications should be on a BDMAT application form only which can be downloaded from our website


Applications should be submitted by email to


Telephone number 01827 892357