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  • Start date details

    January 2025 or sooner if possible

  • Closing date

    24 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? Springfield Primary Academy is seeking an exceptional Headteacher to lead a dedicated team who care deeply about nurturing and encouraging children to achieve their very best.

At Springfield Primary Academy 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

Springfield Primary Academy is a vibrant school in the heart of Moseley, closely situated to the thriving city-centre of Birmingham. The school is part of the REAch2 Multi-Academy Trust family, having joined the Trust on 1 December 2018

At Springfield Primary Academy we have high expectations of all pupils. Our curriculum is designed to recognise the children’s prior learning; create memorable learning experiences; build resilience and become creative, critical thinkers whilst providing opportunities to develop personal integrity and respect for all.

Every child is recognised as a unique individual. We celebrate and welcome differences within our school community. The ability to learn is underpinned by the teaching of basic skills, knowledge, concepts and values. Our curriculum is enriched by educational trips and visitors to the school in order to engage pupils in their learning. We believe that childhood should be a happy, investigative and enquiring time in our lives, with no limits to curiosity and thirst for new experiences or knowledge. We promote positive attitudes to learning reflecting the values and skills needed to develop lifelong learners.

We embrace opportunities to engage with the local community, inviting them to take an active part in events throughout the academic year.

Our aim is to nurture the talents and interests of the children and develop personal skills around integrity, respect and resilience that will allow them to become valuable citizens of the local and wider community.

To see more information about the school, please visit our website: https://www.springfieldacademy.org.uk/

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, Respect, Resilience and Determination.


  • 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, Monday 24 June 2024

School visits: Actively encouraged, please contact Sasha Taylor, Headteacher to arrange sasha.taylor@springfieldacademy.org.uk

Interviews: Wednesday 3 July 2024

Contract details: Permanent, full time

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 our Recruitment Pack for more information.

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 Springfield Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
499 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0121 464 3618

Arranging a visit to Springfield Primary Academy

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

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