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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Permanent full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L8 - L12

What skills and experience we're looking for

(September 2023 start, if possible)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our dedicated leadership team. We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Head Teacher with a range of Primary experience. The successful candidate will have experience of strong subject leadership and will be an excellent classroom practitioner. You will need to be forward thinking, innovative in leadership and display a passion for achieving the best outcomes for our children.

We would like you to:

  • Work collaboratively with our highly motivated team of caring and dedicated professionals, who believe passionately in the development of the whole child.
  • Love learning and innovating and be committed to achieving the best outcomes for all pupils.
  • Be committed to your own professional development and leading the professional development of others.
  • Be able to model outstanding teaching and learning based on high expectations of pupils and inspire other colleagues to achieve their potential.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, motivate, inspire and support your team with energy and enthusiasm.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic, welcoming and hard-working children.
  • Supportive colleagues and a friendly working environment.
  • A school that is committed to the well-being, work-life balance and professional development of all staff.
  • A team that puts the children at the centre of all that they do.
  • Collaborative partnership working across our federation with Whitmore Park Primary School
  • The opportunity to be part of an aspirational school, contributing to its ongoing development and continued improvement.
  • A supportive governing body committed to excellence.

The Assistant Head Teacher will work as part of the senior leadership team to support in the strategic direction, professional leadership and operational management required to bring about continued school improvement.

The Assistant Head Teacher will work closely with the Head Teacher and Deputy Head Teacher to achieve the very best outcomes for our pupils and to create a school that is at the heart of the community.

They will achieve this by:

  • Being an outstanding classroom practitioner with high expectations for all.
  • Putting children at the heart of teaching and learning.
  • Being a driven leader who inspires and motivates others.
  • Being knowledgeable and passionate about delivering an engaging curriculum.

Willenhall Community Primary School is a two-form entry school located on the south edge of Coventry. The school is set within an economically disadvantaged community, but a community with a strong spirit. We have the highest expectation of all of our staff and pupils, with a strong commitment to promoting their well-being. We provide a broad and balanced curriculum, with pupil involvement, enjoyment and achievement at its heart.

Visits to the school are very much welcomed and encouraged. To find out more, please contact the Head Teacher, Jenny Mclean on 02476 302004.

Further details about the role

To apply for the post please click the below APPLY button.

Closing date: 21st June 2023 (midnight)

Interview date: 27th June 2023

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Two references will be taken up for all short listed candidates prior to interview.

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre-employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Willenhall Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
454 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
02476 302004

Willenhall Community Primary School is a large primary school on the South East side of Coventry. The school was built in 2005 and is a large modern building with lots of outdoor space.

Arranging a visit to Willenhall Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@willenhallprimary.org.

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