Woodhouse Academy, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 20 to Lead Practitioners range 27, £64,911 to £77,046

Job summary

Recruitment Advert
Title: Principal
School: Woodhouse Academy, Biddulph
Salary: Group 4: £64,911 - £77,046 per annum
Closing Date: 31st January 2020 at 12 noon
Woodhouse Academy is a thriving mixed middle school located in the heart of the Staffordshire Moorlands, ensuring that all young people, regardless of background or ability, have the very best opportunities in life and achieve the highest personal academic standards.
At Woodhouse, we pride ourselves on having high standards of behaviour and respect for all, high quality tailored support for pupils with additional needs and a positive ethos of praise.
The Governors are seeking to appoint a dedicated and motivated Principal with the strategic vision to achieve excellence and drive success. As an exemplary teaching practitioner, you will ensure that outstanding quality of education is the primary objective for all teachers, working together productively and positively.
You will bring:
• Recent successful experience as a senior leader in education;
• Proven track record of raising attainment and promoting aspirational expectations;
• Evidence of successfully leading school improvement; • Ability to think strategically and be an inspiring role model;
• Reliability, resilience and commitment.
We can offer:
• The opportunity to work in an Ofsted Good school where the vast majority of pupils enjoy learning and progress well;
• Resources to offer a broad specialist taught curriculum, enriched with a wide range of extra-curricular activities and unrivalled provision for sporting activities
• A committed governing body that provides excellent support to school leaders;
• A team of highly skilled and dedicated staff, striving to ensure Woodhouse Academy is recognised nationally as a leading middle school for pupil attainment and progress
Woodhouse Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website,
Visits to school are available on 13th and 14th January between 9am and 12 noon. Please contact Anna Clack, Business Manager 01782 973604 to arrange a visit or for further information.
Interview date: 11th and 12th February 2020

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Middle Deemed Secondary
School size 450 pupils enrolled
Age range 9 to 13
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Woodhouse Academy website (opens in a new window)
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About Woodhouse Academy

School location

Woodhouse Lane, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST8 7DR