Headteacher - Hednesford Valley High School

Stanley Road, Cannock, Staffordshire. WS12 4JS
Leadership 24-30: £74,295 - £86,061 per annum
14 Oct 2021
15 Nov 2021
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Headteacher - Hednesford Valley High School

Salary: Leadership 24-30: £74,295 - £86,061 per annum

NOR: 183 - Age Range 11-19

Start date: 1 September 2022

An inspirational and outward thinking Headteacher is sought to lead this generic Special High School.  We are offering the right candidate the opportunity to build on our strengths and further improve our school to ensure our students develop the skills to be the best they can be.

Your strong leadership and management skills will be complemented by your approach to collaborative working to support learners and families social, emotional mental health and medical needs.

You will have:

  • Recent successful leadership experience in a secondary or special school with substantial experience in a SEND environment;
  • Proven track record of planning and implementing school improvement through staff development;
  • Outstanding teaching practice with the ability to raise and maintain high standards;
  • Have a positive attitude to challenge and change with the ability to successfully lead and manage others;
  • High standard of personal morals, values and ethics ensuring equity, respect and dignity is observed across the school;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to manage staff in the most effective way and work with a range of external professionals.

We have a culture that has a clear vision to ensure our students develop the skills, knowledge, emotional stability and understanding required to become as independent as possible, so they can successfully access the adult world when they leave school.   We are looking to appoint an outstanding professional who shares our vision and who will work hard to provide the right opportunities in a safe and calm environment for all students and staff.

We offer:

  • A dedicated and inspirational staff team
  • A positive and inclusive school community
  • Support from a proactive governing board
  • An exciting opportunity to build on the excellent standards within the school.

Hednesford Valley High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school follows safer recruitment practices, and the successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Please refer to the recruitment pack before completing your application form.

Tours of the school are available on: 1st, 2nd & 5th November – please contact school to arrange.

Closing Date: 10:00 am on 15th November 2021

Selection activities and interviews: Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th December 2021

Your application should be emailed for the attention of Mrs Carol Felton, Chair of Governors via l.fox@hvh.staffs.sch.uk

For further enquiries, please contact the school on 01543 423714

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