Executive Leader

Job Title: BDMAT Executive Leader

Initially based at: St Michael’s C of E Primary School, Handsworth, Birmingham.

Salary: L21 to L27 (dependent on experience)

Start: September 2021or as soon as possible after that date

Closing date: 12 noon Wednesday 10th March 2021

A unique opportunity for a forward-thinking educational expert with a track-record in school transformation to work as a senior leader in our Multi-Academy Trust.

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, and inspiring headteacher to initially lead our school in Handsworth, Birmingham, with the prospect of developing the role into a centrally based role. Your time with BDMAT will start by transforming the delightful St Michael’s Primary School in the vibrant area of Handsworth. Once the school is on a secure path to success, we will then utilise your skills across the Trust through supporting other BDMAT schools and leading on specific projects across the Trust.

We are seeking to appoint a person who is able to develop and lead an ethical and moral vision and who fully understands the Trust’s distinctive Christian ethos. At all of our schools we aim to provide an outstanding education, set within one of the fastest growing Multi-Academy Trusts in the UK. We want to equip our pupils with academic achievement, experiences, and personal attributes to enable them to succeed in the next stage of their education.

St Michael’s C of E Primary School is part of the Birmingham Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust (BDMAT) and therefore will be supported by and connected with a network of other schools within the region. The Trust was established in 2017 by Birmingham Diocesan Board of Education, which has a strong track record of providing excellent educational provision and achieving rapid school improvement across all phases. The Trust currently has 17 schools, all primary, spread across three local authority areas: Birmingham City (9 schools), Warwickshire (6 schools) and Solihull (2 schools). In addition, we are building our first secondary school, Christ Church C of E Secondary Academy which is due to open in Yardley Wood in September 2021.

Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 23rd March

For informal enquiries, please contact BDMAT’s Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Mansell through his PA, Sheila Benbow who can be contacted at s.benbow@bdmatschools.com or telephone 0121 426 0449. Further details of the school can be found on the school’s website https://www.stmich21.bham.sch.uk/ .

Applications should be made by completing a BDMAT application form. All completed applications must be submitted to s.benbow@bdmatschools.com  by 12noon Wednesday 10th March 2021.

Visits to the school are very much welcomed and encouraged and can be arranged through Sheila Benbow.

Birmingham Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust (BDMAT) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. BDMAT is a Disability Confident employer and a Stonewall Champion.

Recruitment Pack

BDMAT Leadership Information Pack

BDMAT Application Form