Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    16 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    23 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£62,333 - £68,536

Job summary

This key leadership position presents an exciting opportunity to join the School’s Senior Leadership Team. Birchwood is an exciting place to work with a clear sense of direction and excellent facilities. As an 11-18 mixed school with 1450 students on roll, we are very proud of our school, where students not only leave with strong academic qualifications but also as well–rounded individuals with a clear sense of responsibility. Ofsted judged the school in 2019 to be good with some outstanding features and, despite the Covid Pandemic, there is a real energy about the school to continue to develop and improve.

Employee benefits

Flexible Strategic time possible

Applying for the job

Please complete school application form and email to

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1354 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Birchwood High School

Birchwood High School - Bishop's Stortford Birchwood is an over-subscribed, genuinely comprehensive 11-18 Converter Academy with impressive facilities and results beginning to tip into the "outstanding" category. The majority of our Year 11 students stay on into our Sixth Form, 80% of whom then attend University. As a school we pride ourselves on the high expectations we make of students and staff, prioritising excellence in both lesson preparation and delivery in the classroom. In all, Birchwood is a dynamic and supportive environment in which staff and students work with a clear sense of purpose, community and commitment. The school offers an effective and supportive induction and professional development package, available to all teachers as part of the school's commitment to a holistic learning community. The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All postholders are subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Arranging a visit to Birchwood High School

These can be arranged via the HR Manager, Fiona Walker. Please email to request a visit

School location

Parsonage Lane, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5BD

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