Deputy Headteacher - Student Welfare and Personal Development including Safeguarding.

Wythall, Birmingham
£58389 - £66017 per annum
09 Oct 2018
18 Oct 2018
Job Ref
Mrs Robinson
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Deputy Headteacher

L17 to L22

Salary: £58389 - £66017 per annum

We are ideally looking to appoint an experienced Deputy Headteacher with an ambition to lead a school within 12 to 18 months. This essential additional capacity is required due to the continued growth of our school and the Teaching School Alliance. You will be required to build on the undoubted strengths of the school and share our unwavering commitment to every child receiving an outstanding education. You will support the Headteacher in providing professional leadership for the school, you will need to; lead with clarity and integrity, inspire and influence others and you must have the rigour and passion to continue to make our school a great place to learn by motivating and supporting all staff and students.

The Deputy Headteacher will lead on Student Welfare and Personal Development including Safeguarding.

We are looking for someone who

    • is passionate about promoting a culture of educational excellence within a caring and secure environment
    • has a supportive ethos and concern for the development and welfare of all members of our learning community

Woodrush High School is an oversubscribed 11-18 mixed Academy and has an excellent reputation locally and nationally. Our last three Ofsted inspections have been graded ‘Outstanding’ and we work hard as a team to continually strive to improve. We are a designated Teaching School and a National Support School committed to educational innovation. We are situated in a pleasant suburban area on the borders of Birmingham, Solihull and Worcestershire only 5 minutes from Junction 3 of the M42.

Candidates are welcome to visit our school on the 9th or 16th October 2018. To arrange a visit please contact the Headteacher’s PA whose details are below.

To find out more information on our school please download our application pack from our website, where details can also be found on how to apply.

Alternatively please contact Mrs Robinson Headteacher’s PA on 01564 823777 or email her at to have a pack emailed or posted out to you

Woodrush High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

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.

Closing date for completed application is 1pm on 18th October 2018.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th October 2018


Woodrush High School
An Academy for Students Aged 11 -18
Shawhurst Lane
B47 5JW


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