Head Teacher

Mount Pleasant Primary School, DY5 2YN
£56512 to £65364
02 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
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Full time permanent
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Mount Pleasant Primary School is a lively, friendly, creative school where staff work together with Governors to achieve these aims:

for every child to develop an understanding of excellence, a desire for knowledge, an enquiring mind and an enjoyment of learning;

to develop all children as responsible, caring members of the community;

to develop all children as motivated individuals who strive for the highest possible achievements;

to develop all children to have high self-esteem, who are respectful of themselves, others and the environment.

The school ethos is 'Believe It, Achieve It'.


Can you provide strong and dynamic leadership? Do you have excellent interpersonal skills? Are you able to inspire and manage a talented, experienced team of staff? Then Mount Pleasant could be the place for you.

The Governors of this popular and highly successful school are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic professional and creative thinker to continue to lead us forward to becoming an outstanding school.

We’d like you to:

  • Have a passion for every child to succeed
  • Continue to raise standards and expectations
  • Provide excellent leadership, organisational, managerial and financial skills
  • Actively embrace the place of creativity within a rich curriculum and seek out new opportunities and initiatives.

We can offer:

  • Happy, engaged and respectful pupils
  • An enthusiastic, friendly and responsive school family
  • Supportive and active parents and Governors
  • A strong and supportive leadership team
  • A dedicated, innovative and committed staff team
  • Positive links with the local community
  • A successful collaborative working relationship with other local primary schools 

For more detailed information and an application form please contact: Mount Pleasant Primary School, Mount Pleasant, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 2YN

Closing date: 25th September 2017. Interview dates: t.b.c. Dates for Visits: 20th September 1.30 p.m. and 21st September 9.30 a.m.

NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

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Visits to the school are welcomed by arrangement with the School Business Manager, Jane Geddes, Tel 01384 816910

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