Birmingham City Council

Assistant Head EYFS

Bordesley Green Primary School
L12 to L16
18 Jul 2022
16 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Bordesley Green Primary School

Marchmont Road


B9 5XX

Telephone Number: 0121 772 1601

Email Address:

Job Start Date: January 2023 or sooner

We have a unique opportunity for an aspirational and ambitious Assistant Head Teacher with Early Years’ experience to lead Phase 1 Early Years provision. You will be working alongside our existing Phase Leaders in KS1 & KS2 and join our Strategic Leadership Team. This is a non-class-based role, with a teaching commitment within the phase.

You will receive a personalised programme of training, mentoring, and coaching with the knowledge that you will develop the high-quality knowledge and experience required to confidently take on the full range of strategic and operational aspects of Assistant Headteacher.

We are looking for a Leader with:

• the determination to raise aspirations and improve the life chances of all children

• a creative approach to the curriculum and the ability to deliver learning in an exciting way, with a focus on Early Years

• early Years specialism and experience of leading a core subject

• be an outstanding class teacher with a proven track record of raising attainment in Early Years

• the ability to analyse data and present outcomes

• the skills to use assessment data to review pupil progress and implement the appropriate interventions to raise standards

• experience of monitoring provision and outcomes and maintaining relevant documentation

• a commitment to school improvement, through collaborative work with the whole school community

• relevant knowledge, experience, and skills to promote and sustain high standards of teaching and learning across the school and within your Phase

• an ability to identify school priorities and strategically plan for improvements

• the ability to coach, mentor, and support colleagues, embedding excellent practice

• successful middle/senior leadership experience in a primary school setting

We will offer you:

• enthusiastic children who enjoy learning and thrive on the exciting opportunities we provide

• polite and motivated children whose behaviour continues to be outstanding (Ofsted 2017)

• the opportunity to work with a supportive and visionary Strategic Leadership Team

• excellent coaching and personalised professional development

• a friendly, supportive staff whose committed teamwork ensures the best possible outcomes for all children and families

• excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors, and community built on mutual respect and a shared desire to make a genuine difference

• a learning environment and facilities which has undergone significant investment

Closing Date: 16 September 2022, 12 midday

Visits to the school are encouraged. Our website is informative, but this is no substitute for meeting us at the school and seeing the children at work and play.

For further details or to arrange a visit please contact:  or telephone 0121 772 1601

Application packs can be obtained via email and must be submitted on the appropriate form.

CVs will not be accepted

Interviews will take place: Thursday 29 September 2022

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

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

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