36 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2021 at 4:00 pm

  • Date listed

    30 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership Scale 25 - 31 £76139 - £88185

Job summary

Due to the retirement of our current Headteacher, the Trustees of Waseley Hills High School are looking to appoint a passionate and progressive leader who will share our vision and ambition for Waseley Hills, its students and our community.

We are looking for an inspiring, challenging leader with the vision to take the school to the next level.  The successful candidate will have a commitment to an inclusive school in which every student is successful.  “Aspire, Invest, Respect”.

Applying for the job

How to Apply

All applicants should submit the following 3 documents via email to applications@waseleyhills.worcs.sch.uk by no later than 4pm on Sunday 16th May 2021.

Please do not send in CVs as these are not accepted and will not be considered. Documents must be submitted in either Word or pdf format.

Completed application form
Applicants must complete the application form which is available to download from the
School website

Formal letter of application
A formal letter of application should be submitted. This should be no more than two sides of A4 (size 10 – 12 font). Please explain why you are applying for the position and how your experience, personal qualities and skills help to make you a suitable candidate. You must demonstrate you meet all the essential criteria on the person specification as a minimum

Additional document describing Headship
In addition to your covering letter and application form, we would like you to describe, in no more than 1000 words, what you might expect to do or achieve in your first 100 days of Headship at Waseley Hills High School.

Selection Process

All applications will be acknowledged by email. 
Applications will be ranked against the person specification for the role.
Applicants who have been shortlisted for the post will be notified by Wednesday 19th May
Prior to the interview date, referees will be contacted to requested references on all longlisted candidates.
2 days of interview will take place on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th May 2021.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
723 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Waseley Hills High School

Waseley Hills High School is an Academy with academic success in many areas and high ambition to build on that success. Our languages department has excellent academic results and strong teaching staff. We seek someone who would enjoy working in an exciting and rewarding environment and is prepared to contribute fully to school life,

Arranging a visit to Waseley Hills High School

Visits to the School are available - please contact the Headteacher's PA/HR Manager Mrs Jo Toyne on 0121 453 5211 or email jtoyne@waseleyhills.worcs.sch.uk to arrange

A Headteacher's Pack is available on request

School location

School Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B45 9EL

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