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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 to L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an inspirational leader, who is looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a difference. They should be committed to our school vision of ''Anything is possible.''

At our last Ofsted inspection published June 2022, we were judged a 'Good' School with 'Outstanding' for Personal Development.

Our current Headteacher will be reducing her hours to 3 days per week and we are looking to recruit a dynamic leader, to work with her, to continue and support the excellent work that has been done so far.

Our new headteacher will:

Be a highly experienced leader with a proven track record of school improvement

Be passionate about the positive impact of an ambitious and rich curriculum on outcomes for children

Share in our ambition for every child to achieve their very best regardless of the complexity of their needs

Have the skills to lead, motivate and inspire by being a visible leader

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

Enthusiastic, friendly and engaged pupils, keen to learn.

A hard working and dedicated staff team

A committed and supportive Governing Body

Further details about the role

If you would like to have an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Ms N Makrinov Chair of Governors by email n.makrinov@watermill.bham.sch.uk.

Visits to the school are welcomed and will be held on 9th or 10th April 2024. Interviews will be held on 18th April 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. One reference must be the current/most recent employer. All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches.

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About Water Mill Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
204 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0121 464 7769

Water Mill Primary School serves the communities of Selly Oak and Harborne. We are a happy, safe, caring community all working hard to ensure that each child achieves their very best and meets or exceeds all expected standards. We know that children work best when they are happy, interested and challenged and that school life is not just about academic standards, it is also about building positive relationships and participating in a wide variety of activities in and outside of school. Our pupils are encouraged to make decisions about what and how they learn, to be independent, creative and confident. We are a small, friendly one form entry primary school on the borders of Selly Oak and Harborne, Birmingham. We are proud of the rich diversity of our community and the excellent relationships that exist between pupils, staff, Governors and parents. We believe that together we can make a difference and influence the future.
At our last Ofsted inspection in June 2022 we were judged a 'GOOD' School with 'OUTSTANDING' for Personal Development.
Ofsted said:
'Pupils love school life at Water Mill.'

'Pupils work hard and learn well.'

'Pupils are proud of their diverse school community.'

'Personal development is exceptional.'

'Pupils behave well and feel safe.'

'The curriculum enables all pupils to achieve well.'

'Children get off to a good start in early years.'

Arranging a visit to Water Mill Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email d.henbury@watermill.bham.sch.uk.

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