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Head Teacher

Willows Primary School
Willows Primary School Lichfield, Staffordshire
Salary L18 – L24 [£71,729 - £83,081 per annum]
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Salary L18 – L24 [£71,729 - £83,081 per annum]

starting salary is negotiable dependent on experience

To commence 1st January 2024

Full time, permanent    

An inspirational professional is sought to lead Willows Primary School into our next chapter after joining a multi academy trust.  At Willows we take pride in achieving success through providing a caring and secure environment where children enjoy learning and make outstanding progress.

As an excellent practitioner and strategic thinker, you will work closely with senior and middle leaders to continually improve outcomes.  You will be a role model for all and clearly demonstrate the values we hold that ensure that each child can be ‘the best that they can be’.

You will have:

recent successful leadership experience; a proven track record of leading school improvement and raising achievement; evidence of initiating and implementing strategies to embrace partnership working; successfully managed a team through change to bring about positive organisational developments. We can offer:

a committed and proactive governing board; a dedicated and experienced team with high ambitions for children; happy pupils who demonstrate excellent standards of behaviour and positive learning mind frames; collaborative working with a wide range of schools a supportive parental and wider community. We are excited about joining a Trust and the benefits that will bring.  This is why we are looking to appoint an outstanding professional who believes that our school must be a positive place in which to work, live, learn and grow.  Like our learners, you will be resilient, love learning and be a team player by working collaboratively and supporting the development of others through constructive feedback.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school follows safer recruitment practices, and the successful applicants will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks including enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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 at:

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

Closing date: 27 June 2024 by no later than 12:00pm

Tours of the school available on:

Thursday 13th June at 9.30am

Friday 14th June at 10.45am

Thursday 20th June at 9.30am

Tuesday 25th June at 1.15pm

 Please book via

Selection activities and interviews: 3 July 2024 and 4 July 2024.

To apply, please submit your application on the Staffordshire County Council Application and send it for the attention of the Chair of Governors to

For further enquiries, please contact Mrs Jo Whitmore (Head Teacher) on 01543 421830.



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