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Head Teacher

Salary: Competitive for a suitably qualified candidate

Start date: Easter 2021

The Governing Body and sole Sponsor (Birmingham Metropolitan College) are looking to appoint an inspirational Head Teacher for Harborne Academy. Our welcoming and diverse school is looking for a charismatic and people-focussed senior leader to continue its compelling journey.

Harborne Academy is an 11 to 16 comprehensive school of 600 students.  Located on Harborne Road, the Academy has been on a journey of evolution achieving Ofsted “Good” in 2017.  Despite current challenging times during the global pandemic, it is maintaining its high standards and remains focused helping every student achieve their very best.  

The Academy’s ethos is underpinned by the 4Ps – Pride, Passion, Professionalism = Performance.  These are fundamental to the success of our staff and students collectively. Rooted in this ethos, the successful candidate will continue the Academy’s excellent work in providing a high-quality education for all by leading staff and students to reach their full potential.

If you are the successful candidate, you will demonstrate a commitment to our shared values and ethos of professionalism, tolerance and respect across the whole academy community. You will buy into our programme of senior leadership development and lead an innovative and progressive staff body who are motivated by improving life chances for students in the communities that we serve.

To find out more about this unique and exciting opportunity please contact our recruitment partner Chris Gartner from Hays Leadership on 07595 646 645 or

Closing date: Monday 30th November at 9.00 am

Interviews: Wednesday 9th December and Thursday 10th December

Supporting Documents

    Recruitment Pack

   Harborne Academy Prospectus

The Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS).

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