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  • Start date details

    To be agreed

  • Closing date

    7 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L15-L21* = £66,628-£76,430 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

As our current headteacher retires, St Mary Magdalene Church of England Primary School in West Bromwich, West Midlands is looking for our next headteacher; someone to lead our school with a Christian ethos where we “Love to learn and learn to love”.

St Mary Magdalene is a one form entry primary with a nursery provision. Pay Scale: 15-21

The governing body is seeking someone who:

  • Can lead with a strong vision and fully understands the Christian distinctiveness of a Church of England school.
  • Is passionate about high quality teaching and learning for all children.
  • Is forward thinking, innovative and proactive.
  • Is a determined, resilient, and collaborative school leader, driven to achieve the highest outcomes for our children.
  • Is a great communicator within the school and wider community.
  • Demonstrates strong management and leadership skills.
  • Can embody our school values of joy, wisdom, and love.

What the school offers its staff

In return, St Mary Magdalene Church of England Primary School can offer:

• A highly committed team of staff and governors who work closely with each other to create a caring environment with a clear Christian ethos and a strong pastoral tradition.

• Pupils who are well mannered and well behaved, always showing that they are ready, respectful and safe.

• A competitive salary offer dependent on experience.

• Strong support from the governors, parents, Local Authority and Diocese, along with well-established links with the wider school community.

Prospective applicants are warmly encouraged to visit the school by appointment. Please contact the school administrative office on 0121 588 2371 or email headteacher@st-marymagdalene.sandwell.sch.uk to arrange an appointment on one of the specified dates:

• 15th April 2024 @ 4.00pm

• 16th April 2024 @ 10.00am

• 18th April 2024 @ 2.00pm

For further information about the school please visit the school’s website at Home | St Mary Magdalene C of E Primary School (www.st-marymagdalene.sandwell.sch.uk) for further insight into the school.

• Closing date: 7th May 2024 @ 12.00pm

• Shortlisting date: 9th May 2024

• Interview date: 21st & 22nd May 2024

Please return completed application forms to the school office or lisa.vale@st-marymagdalene.sandwell.sch.uk.

St Mary Magdalene Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other pre appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2023). We are committed to equality and diversity.


Full time, permanent


L15-L21* = £66,628-£76,430 per annum


St Mary Magdalene C of E Primary, Stanway Road, West Bromwich, B71 1RP

Closing Date:

Tuesday 7 May 2024 at 12 noon

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Mary Magdalene CofE Voluntary Controlled Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
235 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0121 588 2371

Arranging a visit to St Mary Magdalene CofE Voluntary Controlled Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lisa.vale@st-marymagdalene.sandwell.sch.uk.

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