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Head of School - Bhylls Acre Primary

Bhylls Acre Primary School (SIPS)
Bhylls Acre Primary School, Bhylls Ln, Wolverhampton WV3 8DZ
Leadership Range 10-13 - £58,959 - £63,430 p.a.
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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The Trustees of Ignite Learning Partnership are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic Head of School who will lead Bhylls Acre Primary School. You will join a child-centred and ambitious team who are committed to the highest standards being achieved by all individuals within our school.

Working closely with the Executive Leadership Team, the post holder will be responsible for the day to operations of the school, school development and improvement. You will also make a significant contribution to the Trust, where all Headteachers/Heads of School and their Leadership team work in collaboration with the Trust Central Team to develop joint policy and practice. If you are confident to be able to pair your high level of skill in the classroom with leadership, innovation and creative strategic thinking, then this role will provide you with the scope to achieve this.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a proven track record of successful teaching and leadership;
  • Has a passion for excellence in teaching and learning with high expectations of pupils and staff 
  • Has the ability to lead the ongoing strategic development of the school as part of a supportive and effective leadership team 
  • Can inspire a team, leading on all areas across the school;
  • Will promote the Trust vision and ethos

We can offer:

  • Children who are well behaved, with good attitudes to learning;
  • Hard-working and committed staff;
  • A strong commitment to your professional development;
  • Promotional opportunities across the Trust;
  • Support and services provide by the Trust to enable you to focus on school improvement
  • Committed governors with wide experience;
  • Excellent parental support and community links;          

Our children are looking for someone who is:

  • Fun, friendly and good with all ages 
  • Fair, calm and sensible 
  • Good at problem solving and perseveres 
  • Open to suggestions and listens to pupils 
  • Proud of our school, the people and the environment

Our school 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 DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) clearance is required for this role. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is eligible for an enhanced DBS check including a Children's Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. 

Please see job description and person specification attached.  

Application forms are available below and should be returned to SIPS Education Ltd, 2nd Floor Guardian House, Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 8GS or emailed to If you require more information about how to apply for the post, please call 0121 296 3000. 

Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email. 

If you provide an email address, correspondence will be sent via e-mail. 

If you are successful in being short-listed for interview, you will be contacted via email within 28 working days of the closing date. Please ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox incase any correspondence has been delivered there. 

Online Search 

An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates.  This search does not form part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to discuss any issues of concern that may arise from this search at the interview. 

Hours:  32 Hours per week

Grade: Leadership Range 10-13 - £58,959 - £63,430 p.a. 

Closing date: Wednesday 13th March 2024

Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 14th March 2024, interviews will be held on the 18th March.

Visits to school are warmly welcome, please contract our school office to arrange an appointment 01902 761153.

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