Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L5 - 9

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are looking for an inspirational, imaginative Assistant Head, who will help lead and manage the school, taking it forward into the next stage of its development. You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with excellent interpersonal skills, committed to teamwork and reflective practice.
  • This role has teaching and learning at its core, with the overall responsibility for all aspects English across the school, including phonics, reading, writing and spoken language.
  • It will also include a range of responsibilities linked to school improvement, including the line management of staff, the development of the Continuous Professional Development programme, coaching, and supporting teachers including Early Career Teachers entering the profession.
  • In addition, the successful candidate will work closely with the leadership team to further strengthen the whole school teaching and learning strategy.
  • The post will include a daily teaching commitment but there will be dedicated leadership time.

What the school offers its staff

Wylde Green is a rewarding place to work: our pupils are keen to learn and succeed; they appreciate their teachers’ support and care.

Commitment to safeguarding

Wylde Green Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All relevant DBS checks will be undertaken for the successful candidate. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references prior to interview.

Applying for the job

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About Wylde Green Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
420 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
0121 373 2691

The Governors are seeking to appoint a high quality teacher to join the Wylde Green Primary team. We serve a diverse community of families. However, our children have super manners and good attitudes to learning in common We are looking to appoint an experienced teacher who is passionate and inspirational about teaching and learning. The post is open to staff with experience in either Key Stage 1 or 2. Subject leadership will be negotiable. The successful applicant will: • Be caring and conscientious; • Demonstrate up- to- date subject knowledge in either EYFS, Key Stage 1 or 2; • Exhibit infectious enthusiasm and an ability to motivate pupils; • Share our ambition to provide the best opportunities for all our children from a diverse community; • Have the desire and potential to be an outstanding teacher; • Demonstrate high expectations of themselves and others and the commitment to ensure standards continue to be raised across the school for all learners We can offer you: Delightful children; Experienced leaders who are highly ambitious, that really care about the children and staff at the school; Supportive colleagues, governors, parents and PFTA; Quality support for staff at all stages of their career; Opportunities for leadership; High staffing ratios; A well-resourced school to support effective teaching and learning; Inspiring outdoor areas for children to learn and play in our ‘tardis’ school grounds.

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