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Headteacher

Smith's Wood Primary Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 29 to Lead Practitioners range 32, £79,535,.00 to £85,605,.00

Job summary

The Governing Body of Smith’s Wood Primary Academy are looking to appoint an experienced and successful school leader, from January 2020, who will embrace the ethos of the school to help our pupils achieve outstanding outcomes, academically and personally.
Smith’s Wood has been rated as an outstanding school and our pupils are at the heart of everything we do. We want an individual who will not only continue to build on the strong foundations put in place by the outgoing Head but will take us on the next stage of our journey.

Essential educational requirements

• Must have a first degree and qualified teacher status
• Held an assistant/deputy/headteacher role in a primary school/academy
• Teaching experience within the designated age group.
• Experience of child-safeguarding issues and successful use of measures that promote and ensure the safe-guarding of children.

Essential qualifications

• Must have a first degree and qualified teacher status
• Held an assistant/deputy/headteacher role in a primary school/academy
• Teaching experience within the designated age group.
• Experience of child-safeguarding issues and successful use of measures that promote and ensure the safe-guarding of children.

Essential skills and experience

• Inspire, lead, manage and support staff to ensure all pupils progress and achieve the highest academic standards and develop as individuals.
• Ensure the highest possible standards of education through the promotion of effective teaching and learning, a balanced curriculum, the provision of excellent pastoral care and support for students and a rich extra-curricular Programme.
• Lead and direct all members of staff and students, through the direct management of the school’s leadership team, ensuring that effective responsibility is delegated through an appropriate management structure, and that the school complies with educational and other relevant legislation, including health and safety
• Responsible for promoting the aims and values of the school and ensure effective communications with all stakeholders, including governors, staff, pupils, parents, the community served by the school, and relevant government agencies.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 463 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Smith's Wood Primary Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email s48svolante@smithswoodpri.solihull.sch.uk

About Smith's Wood Primary Academy

School location

Burton's Way, Birmingham, West Midlands, B36 0SZ