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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to the promotion of our current Deputy Head Teacher, we are looking for an outstanding practitioner and leader, who will make a significant contribution to our ‘happy and successful’ school.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • is an exemplary role model;
  • nurtures, inspires and raises aspirations of all children, understanding how they learn best and never gives up on them;
  • has the passion, drive, vision, energy and resilience to further raise standards;
  • is an excellent and highly literate communicator and ‘people person’, capable of building positive relationships and working effectively in partnership with children, families, staff, governors and the wider community;
  • has a proven track record of being an outstanding, imaginative, innovative, resourceful and decisive practitioner;
  • has proven leadership qualities, including the experience of successful leadership of a core area and/or aspect and/or phase, with the ability to challenge, support, inspire and motivate colleagues to do their best.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • 410 well-motivated, well-behaved and engaged learners;
  • a vibrant, happy, popular school with a real sense of community;
  • the opportunity to become part of a dynamic leadership team, who support and encourage professional development and staff well-being;
  • an active Governing Body and supportive parent/carer community;
  • spacious grounds and premises with further potential.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Cofton Primary School, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Cofton Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
408 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0121 475 3374

Cofton is a two-form entry school with 410 'happy and successful' learners.
We are based on the border of Birmingham and Worcestershire - a semi-rural haven for our children (we are very fortunate to have a 9 and a half acres' site).

Arranging a visit to Cofton Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email j.shattock@cofton.bham.sch.uk.

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