Assistant Headteacher: Head of House

Summerhill School, DY6 9XE
£52,723 - £58,135
11 Nov 2021
28 Nov 2021
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Summerhill School

Lodge Lane



01384 816165

Assistant Headteacher: Head of House

Salary: L10 – L14 (£52721 - £58134)

Start Date: April 2022

Contract Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Do you have the drive, high standards and passion to ensure our students have an outstanding school experience and prepare them for a successful life after Summerhill?

The Governors of Summerhill School are seeking to appoint an inspirational Assistant Headteacher: Head of House, who will enhance the successes of the school and drive the school forward into its next stage of development. Summerhill is an oversubscribed, high performing 11-16 Local Authority Maintained School within the town of Kingswinford.

You will have:

  • The ability to inspire and motivate teams as well as lead by example
  • A strong understanding of whole school improvement, driving forwards pastoral care agendas
  • Strong leadership that consistently strives to gain the best for each and every student
  • Excellent communication skills for all stakeholders with the ability to build relationships with parents, other schools and the wider community
  • Adept skills to challenge and support in equal measure
  • The ability to set and deliver aspirational targets and high-quality provision for all our students

We can offer:

  • Wonderful students who are keen to learn
  • Dedicated, committed and enthusiastic staff
  • A proactive and supportive governing body
  • A positive, caring and supportive school ethos
  • An opportunity to work in a modern learning environment


School visits will be taking place on:

  • Thursday 18 November at 11:00am
  • Friday 19 November at 2:00pm
  • Monday 22 November at 9:00am

Please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Keeley Stone, on 01384 816165 ext. 0373 ( if you would like to arrange a visit, or for an informal conversation with Tim Harris, Headteacher.  

The above post requires an enhanced disclosure in accordance with the Protection of Children Act 1999. All applications will be considered on receipt, and we reserve the right to close the process prior to the advertised date.

Closing date for completed applications is 9am on Monday 29 November 2021.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Monday 6 December 2021.

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