This job expired on 5 October 2023

  • Start date details

    Spring term 2024

  • Closing date

    5 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: .

Contract type


Pay scale

L43 TO L47

What skills and experience we're looking for

Woodchurch High School is a very popular school with 1417 on roll. The Governors are seeking a

Headteacher who:

● Is inspirational and dynamic and will empower pupils and staff to excel

● Is a visionary leader with a strong sense of moral purpose, ethical principles and values

● Is able to lead by example, actively modelling and embedding into all areas of school life,

the Christian vision and core Christian values of the school

● Is thoroughly committed to promoting exceptional opportunities for every pupil whatever the


● Is committed to and promotes diversity and equality

● Is thoroughly committed to promoting wellbeing, building resilience and maintaining good

mental health for staff

● Values knowledge and a love of learning

● Values the school’s holistic curriculum and appreciates the vital impact of a wealth of extra

curricular opportunities for students

● Has a passion for developing outstanding Teaching and Learning

● Has excellent leadership skills demonstrating the ability to develop, articulate and realise

the school’s vision

● Has proven ability to implement effective change

● Has exceptional interpersonal skills with the capacity to develop highly effective

relationships with all parts of the school community

● Has proven capacity for strategic leadership, demonstrating financial acumen and the

capacity to maximise opportunities for the school

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer:

● A very successful, happy school with an exceptional ethos and culture and a strong sense

of its importance to the community it serves

● A productive climate for learning, strong academic performance and the capacity to improve


● A dedicated, talented, enthusiastic staff who uphold and value the ethos of the school

● A dedicated and committed Senior Leadership Team

● Pupils who are motivated to learn and who participate fully in the life of the school

● Ambition to continuously improve and provide even better opportunities for pupils

● Dynamic and committed Governors who will support, provide strategic guidance and, where

necessary, constructive challenge

Commitment to safeguarding

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Woodchurch High School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1426 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0151 641 8226

Woodchurch High School is an exciting place to work. It is a successful and oversubscribed 11 –
16 co-educational comprehensive. We enjoy state of the art facilities, designed to engage and
motivate learners. As an Academy committed to professional development, all new teaching staff will be expected to actively participate in CPD programmes.

Arranging a visit to Woodchurch High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email whsrecruitment@woodchurchhigh.com.

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