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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: See Advert for Details

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are now seeking a dynamic and ambitious Head to build on Wilnecote’s successes to date. The School enjoys a good reputation and facilities, and almost at full capacity, is popular in the local community. With a strong senior leadership team and support from the Trust center, this is a school with significant potential. The new Head must be able to evidence solid experience of working in a school with significant levels of disadvantage as head or deputy head and be a team player who relishes challenge and the opportunity to raise standards and create impact. Crucially, they will be driven by values that align with the Trust’s conviction that all young people have talent and the potential to achieve more than they ever thought possible.

What the school offers its staff

With a mission to be beacons of outstanding local provision, Community Academies Trust (CAT) is a Multi Academy Trust comprising of 13 primary and 5 secondary schools in Warwickshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire. We work to raise standards and achieve school improvement, responding to the needs and aspirations of the communities we serve. Committed to preserving local school identity and ethos, we are determined to be providers who local families can rely on for excellence for their children’s education.

Located near Tamworth in Staffordshire, The Wilnecote School is a co-educational secondary school with 892 students between the ages of 11 and 16. Having joined CAT in 2016, and with a Good in all areas Ofsted judgement, Wilnecote aspires to be an outstanding school with high expectations and high aspirations for each student, valuing and promoting three main areas of achievement: academic, nurturing individual talent and relationships. The School is committed to improving the opportunity for all students to flourish as global citizens and to develop the skills of leadership, cooperation and personal responsibility.

Further details about the role

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Community Academies Trust on this appointment.For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visitwww.saxbam.com/appointmentsusing referenceSBIXE.Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours).Applications should be received by noon on Wednesday 22ndMarch 2023.

Commitment to safeguarding

Community Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Community Academies Trust is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offender Act 1974. We expect all staff to share our safeguarding commitments and to undergo appropriate safer recruitment checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from Community Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

CAT supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

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About The Wilnecote School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
888 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
Phone number

Thank you for your interest in The Wilnecote School. I very much hope that you will gather as much information as possible about our school, explore our website and perhaps read our inspection reports. The Wilnecote School is rated good by Ofsted and sits in the historic town of Tamworth.

We are all incredibly proud of our stunning surroundings and historical setting in Staffordshire. The school is within easy reach of good road links and is within one mile of Junction 10 M42 and a good public transport system with a regular bus service from the town centre and within walking distance of the local Wilnecote train station.

Arranging a visit to The Wilnecote School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email contact@saxbam.com.

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