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  • Job start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 27.5 hours

Contract type


Pay scale

L22 – L28 (£79,112 - £91,633)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • a proven ability to inspire others through outstanding leadership skills, enabling everyone to achieve their best;
  • a clear understanding of the use of current data and its importance in school self-evaluation, improvement and development;
  • responsibility for school performance with a clear focus on teaching and learning and pupil achievement;
  • outstanding communication skills;
  • strong interpersonal skills;
  • strategic thinking;
  • high expectations of children’s achievements and a dedication to improving life opportunities for children; and
  • a track record of working in partnership to motivate and inspire the whole school community.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we our school can offer you:

  • A competitive salary;
  • the opportunity to make a difference in a diverse and inclusive school community;
  • a strong and supportive leadership team (including your own PA) and governing body, who will work with you to achieve the best;
  • a commitment to your professional development; and
  • a warm and welcoming community of children, parents, staff and governors.

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 Uplands Manor Primary School and Nursery

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
844 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0121 558 1602

Uplands Manor is a vibrant and large primary school in Smethwick, with a thriving nursery and a specialist SEND Unit for children with severe learning difficulties from across Sandwell LA. We are very clear in our desire to build upon our ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement and continue our journey towards becoming ‘Outstanding’ in the future, and this is an exciting opportunity for a leader to make a positive impact.

Arranging a visit to Uplands Manor Primary School and Nursery

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rebecca.yeomans@uplandsmanor.sandwell.sch.uk.

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