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  • Start date details

    January 2025 or sooner if possible

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L18 - L24

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an experienced educational leader looking for an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our pupils? Due to the promotion of our current Headteacher, Moor Green Primary Academy is seeking an exceptional Headteacher to lead our dedicated and enthusiastic team.

At Moor Green we strive to ensure that all our pupils are happy, confident, ambitious individuals with a passion for learning; who possess the skills, knowledge, learning attitudes and behaviours to enable them to be successful in the world today, and in the future.  

We achieve this through creating a strong sense of community and by providing high quality teaching and learning opportunities through an inspiring curriculum.  

We provide all staff with excellent CPD, a supportive working environment and the opportunity to contribute towards projects, initiatives and experiences that make a real impact.   

Background Information about the School

Moor Green Primary Academy is a two-form entry primary school situated in the Moseley ward of Birmingham.

We are a caring employer who invests in the future of our employees, as only through their excellence can we deliver excellence for the children and families whom we serve. To see more information about the school, please visit our website: https://moorgreenprimary.org.uk/

As a proud member of the REAch2 Multi-Academy Trust, the largest primary-only trust in the UK, we benefit from an excellent support network and the challenge required to always aim higher. They recognise that every school is different and empower us to deliver a high-quality, bespoke curriculum that meets the needs of our unique and diverse school community.

Our core beliefs help us to develop the whole child, equipping them with excellent attitudes to learning and strong inter-personal skills. Our ethos, combined with high standards of teaching and learning, mean we achieve consistently strong academic results.

We are proud of our children’s academic achievements but results on their own are not enough. We are equally proud of the fact that all our children leave Moor Green as confident, well-rounded individuals, well equipped for the challenges of secondary school and beyond.

Diversity is our strength, with children from various backgrounds, reflecting the rich tapestry of our city. Our school embraces this diversity, creating a social and culturally vibrant environment. Equipped with well-resourced classrooms and ample outdoor areas, including gardens and woodlands for our 'Forest School', we offer a dynamic and inclusive learning environment.

Our core beliefs or values: high expectations, integrity, nurturing, always learning, working together, and taking responsibility, guide us daily, supporting our vision: To enrich lives and unlock potential.

The Role:

We are seeking a dynamic and inspirational leader to join our team. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of excellence in educational leadership, with experience in managing highly effective teams. You will be committed to providing every child with an exceptional educational offer, ensuring they are supported, challenged, and inspired to reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate, and inspire a dedicated team of educators
  • Drive excellence in teaching and learning
  • Foster strong relationships with parents and the wider community
  • Ensure the delivery of an exciting, broad, and engaging curriculum
  • Uphold and promote our core values: high expectations, integrity, nurturing, always learning, working together, and taking responsibility, guide us daily.
  • supporting our vision: To enrich lives and unlock potential
  • Requirements:
  • Proven track record of excellence in educational leadership
  • Experience in managing highly effective teams
  • Commitment to providing exceptional educational opportunities for all children
  • Relational and proactive approach with parents and the community
  • Ability to inspire, challenge, and motivate

The application

You are invited to submit an application form using recruitment@reach2.org

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

In accordance with our Safeguarding Policy the successful candidate will be required to have an enhanced DBS check.

To arrange an informal discussion please contact Yateen Bhoola, Deputy Director of Education using yateen.bhoola@reach2.org

The application process and timetable

Application deadline:Midday, Wednesday 19 June 2024

School visits:Actively encouraged, please contact Tom Twort, Headteacher to arrange using tom.twort@moorgreenacademy.org

Interviews:Friday 28 June 2024

Contract details:Permanent

Salary:L18 - L24

Start date:January 2025 or sooner if possible

The candidates selected for interview will be informed after shortlisting and full details of the interview programme will be provided.

What the school offers its staff

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country.
  • Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme TPS,
  • Access to professional coaching and mentoring,
  • Annual leadership events, workshops and conferences,
  • Relocation Packages: If you’re relocating for work, we offer relocation packages of up-to £8,000 to ease the transition. From moving expenses to settling into a new area, we’ve got you covered.

As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.

Further details about the role

Please download the Recruitment Pack for more information about the role.

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 Moor Green Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
448 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0121 464 5662

Arranging a visit to Moor Green Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@reach2.org.

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