Head Teacher Southam College, Southam, Warwickshire

Job description

Southam College is a high performing and oversubscribed 11-18 School set in the heart of Warwickshire close to Coventry, Leamington, Banbury and Leicester. In 2014 we were rated as ‘outstanding’ for the second time by Ofsted and in 2019 83% of students achieved Grade 4 and above in English and Maths. We are determined to build on this success by continuing to;

• Raise achievement at GCSE and ‘A’ level

• Developing our Learning and Teaching skills

• Enhancing the range of Memorable Experiences available to our students

We are seeking an inspirational school leader to sustain and enhance our current provision. We offer:

 The opportunity to make your mark in Education and enhance the life chances of our wonderful students.
 An environment where there are positive relationships between students, staff and governors.
 The support of a rapidly expanding Multi Academy Trust which includes 3 secondary schools.
 Modern facilities with a new Sports Centre.

Are you:

 A school leader capable of fostering a culture of achievement and support that promotes excellence, high expectations and inclusion?

 A person who has the interpersonal skills to make all stakeholders believe that anything is achievable?

 An individual who is ready to take up a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity as a school leader?

If you possess these attributes then you could be the person we are looking for.

For an informal discussion with the Chief Executive Officer, Ranjit Samra, and to arrange a visit please contact Sarah Fearn Human Resources Manager Stowe Valley Multi Academy Trust SVMATHumanResources@welearn365.com marked confidential. An application form and further details can be found on Stowe Valley Multi Academy Trust website jobs section at www.stowevalleymat.com Completed applications should be sent to the College address or email SVMATHumanResources@welearn365.com marked confidential. The College prospectus and further information can be found on the College website www.southamcollege.com.

Closing date: 3rd February 9am
Interviews will take place on the 10th and 11th February 2020

The Trust 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 Disclosure.


Stowe Valley Multi Academy Trust
Registered Office: Southam College, Welsh Road West, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 0JW
Registered in England No: 10445759. A Company Limited by Guarantee Telephone 01926 812560

Chief Executive Officer: R S Samra BA. MA

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About Southam College

Southam College is an 11-18 school set in the heart of rural Warwickshire with 1643 students on roll, 298 of who are in the Sixth Form. As a result of our strong reputation, based upon outstanding achievement, wide ranging extracurricular opportunities and an ethos of support and care, the school continues to be oversubscribed. Our last Ofsted report (March 2014) graded the school as outstanding, building upon the outstanding report of 2011. We have used this accolade to spur us on to reaching even higher standards in everything that we do. This is inclusive of raising student achievement, providing a wider range of memorable experience and developing the quality of learning and teaching. In addition, we have continued to improve our facilities with the building of a new Science block and state of the art Music block. Our website gives a flavour of our ethos but to really feel it, come in and visit us. We would love to meet you.

Welsh Road West, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 0JW
Southam College website (opens in a new window)