Assistant Headteacher

Great Wyrley Academy, Walsall, West Midlands, WS6 6LQ

This job expired on 28 November 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale L11-15

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our successful and thriving Leadership Team. The ideal candidate will have the drive and determination to continually improve standards throughout the school.

The successful candidate should expect to lead in the following areas:

  • Teaching and Learning strategic development (to include assessment for learning and homework)
  • Pedagogical practitioner research
  • Coordinating sharing of best practice through the Sharing Good Practice Schedule and Teach-meets
  • To lead the continual professional learning (CPL) of all staff, including ECTs and oversee the induction programme
  • Assist Quality Assurance
  • Oversight of school reading strategy
  • Bespoke Mentoring and Coaching plans to improve Teaching and Learning effectiveness
  • Instructional coaching lead
  • Responsibility for staff induction

What the school offers its staff

Great Wyrley Academy is part of a growing Multi Academy Trust which affords our staff many cross phase opportunities. We are highly ambitious for our students, staff and community and aspire to be exceptional in everything we do. Professional development opportunities are outstanding and we keep staff wellbeing central to everything we do.

We are committed to delivering the very best education for all students. This is demonstrated through the school’s motto of “Relentlessly Pursuing Excellence”. We offer a very friendly and inclusive working environment where children and the community are at the heart of all we do.

The school offers:-

  • Professional Learning Programme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Annual Flu Jab
  • Salary Sacrifice Cycle scheme
  • Free Eye Tests
  • Wellbeing - Employee Assistance Scheme

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact Marie Newman, PA to Headteacher on 01922 419311 or email mnewman@greatwyrley.windsoracademytrust.org.uk to arrange this.

Commitment to safeguarding

Great Wyrley Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check with Children’s Barred Check List. Evidence of having the right to work in the UK is required. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

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About Great Wyrley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
497 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01922 419311

Arranging a visit to Great Wyrley Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mnewman@greatwyrley.windsoracademytrust.org.uk.

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