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Assistant Headteacher

The Wordsley School Business & Enterprise & Music College, Stourbridge, West Midlands

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L17-L21

Job summary

To play a major leadership role within the school, leading strategic and operational duties as outlined in the SLT Roles and Responsibilities document (SLT R&Rs), which are relevant to the postholder’s role and also any duties as reasonably directed by the Headteacher.

Applying for the job

Full details of this post and the application process can be found in the Application Pack published on the school website at www.wordsleyschool.co.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
Secondary
School size
790 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01384 816015

About The Wordsley School Business & Enterprise & Music College

The Wordsley School is a truly remarkable place. What makes our school so very special is its culture and ethos. Pupils enjoy coming to school and are successful in their learning, because of the exceptionally high level of care and support that it provides to them on an individual basis and unashamedly, the very high standards that we expect and demand of our pupils in terms of their uniform, behaviour and their commitment to learning.

Our school is oversubscribed and as such, in support of our local community, we recently expanded from a five-form to a seven-form entry school. This transition began in September 2019 with our first cohort of Year 7 pupils and will continue for the next five years until all year groups have a roll of 211 in September 2025. To support this expansion, the construction of our £6M state of the art English block and Sports Hall is almost at the point of completion and will be completed in the summer term later this academic year. Consisting of 13 classrooms, the English block will cater for all English provision in our school and will include a purpose-built library. Adjacent to this will sit the new Sports Hall; with both new blocks surrounded by a large hard-surface recreational area for our pupils to socialise and spend time together.
Due to this expansion we require an additional member on the Senior Leadership Team.

Arranging a visit to The Wordsley School Business & Enterprise & Music College

If you would like to arrange either a visit or a virtual meeting, please contact Rachel Potter (PA to the Headteacher) by email (rpotter@wordsley.dudley.sch.uk) or telephone (01384 816015) to make an appointment. Visits and meetings will be held at pre-arranged times during the w/c 8th February and w/c 22nd February.

The closing date for applications is 12pm Monday 1st March 2021.

The above post requires an enhanced disclosure in accordance with the Protection of Children Act 1999.

School location

Brierley Hill Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 5SP

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