Headteacher Hall Green School, Birmingham, West Midlands

Job description

Job Purpose:
Provide overall strategic leadership and, with others, lead, develop and support the strategic direction, vision, values and priorities of Hall Green School. Develop, implement and evaluate the school's policies, practices and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
To act in accordance with the requirements of paragraphs 46-49 and 53 of the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document.
To undertake the professional responsibilities of a Headteacher as set out in paragraph 48 of the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document.

To act in accordance with other legislation affecting the conduct of the school, particularly that governing health and safety matters and employment rights.

To focus on raising attainment across the whole school.
To work closely with parents and other partners.
To enhance the unique role of Hall Green School at the heart of a diverse local community.

Essential educational requirements

Evidence of motivation for working with children.
Evidence of ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with staff and children.
Evidence of emotional resilience in working with children and staff exhibiting challenging behaviour.
Ability to effectively implement safeguarding legislation and develop a culture of sageguarding awareness, risk assessment and management.
Ability to coach and develop all school staff appropriately .
Evidence of actively involving all staff, parents, governors and community in the life of the school, other schools and networks.
Evidence of implementing Equal Opportunities and other legislation essential for the health, safety and well-being of the schools community.
Ability to effectively implement personnel procedures in the management of staff with relevant knowledge of Employment Law.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
Recent, relevant in-service training in current educational practice, including the leadership and management of teaching and learning.
Knowledge and understanding of education and schools systems locally and nationally.

Essential skills and experience

Considerable successful experience in leadership and management and demonstrating the ability to differentiate between them.
Demonstration of a good understanding of School Improvement Planning and Implementation.
Experience of implementing Performance Management.
Experience of partnership working with parents and the wider community, including external agencies.
Successful and varied teaching experience in appropriate phase(s), including working with children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
Experience of co-ordinating family support services as appropriate.
Experience of establishing appropriate budget to achieve educational and other goals.

About Hall Green School

Southam Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B28 0AA
Hall Green School website (opens in a new window)