Associate Assistant Headteacher - STEM

Wednesfield High Academy
Leadership Pay Range L5 - L9 (£44,106 - £48,687 pa)
04 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
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This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented member of staff to join an ambitious team who are focused on securing outstanding provision for our students. This post would suit an enthusiastic colleague who is an outstanding Teacher of Science. Full support and mentoring will be in place to support the successful candidate in their own career development.

Wednesfield High Specialist Engineering Academy is situated in the north-east area of Wolverhampton. There are approximately 850 students attending the academy which includes 100 who are Sixth Form. This is an extremely exciting time to join us on our journey to becoming an outstanding Academy

We have close links with the University Of Wolverhampton who are our Academy Sponsor. This brings a range of professional learning opportunities which are funded as part of employment

We have a committed, talented team of staff who work exceptionally hard to ensure the success and enjoyment of students.

We build our Academy ethos around our motto of “Changing Lives, Shaping Futures” which shows our focus on ensuring that our students become highly successful citizens in a 21st-century world. Our day to day practice is tied closely to our “Team Wednesfield” values of:-






We aim to ensure that our community, as a whole, show these values in everything that they do.

In our most recent OFSTED report it was noted that students feel safe and well cared for and that staff morale is high, this is extremely important to us.

If you feel that you have the drive and commitment to add to our leadership capacity we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are seeking to appoint a talented, energetic and inspiring Assistant Headteacher who will lead our STEA faculty.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a secure understanding of how to raise attainment levels for all our students and support them in making progress to achieve excellent outcomes . The candidate must be able to show ways of improving attitudes to learning within an education setting. The post would equally suit a talented Teacher of Science.

The ability to inspire children through Science is essential

Should you wish to visit or discuss the role further please contact the Headteacher Mr Clive Jones via

Skills and Experience

A relevant degree and QTS

Previous experience of teaching Science at KS3, 4 and 5

Experience of strategies / interventions to ensure students make outstanding progress

Motivational and keen to improve provision for our students

Be able to establish successful relationships at all levels

Maintain effective communications

Demonstrate appropriate inter-personal skills

Ability to prioritise time effectively

Self-confidence and presence

Personal impact, commitment, enthusiasm and integrity

Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse academy population

Willingness to maintain their professional development

A love of Science!

The commencement date for this position is 1st January 2020

Closing date - Friday 5th July 2019. Interviews may take place prior to the closing date dependent on applicants.

This is an excellent chance to join our Academy and we would encourage prospective applicants to come and take an informal tour of our wonderful building.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has not been successful.

The University of Wolverhampton Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to satisfactory references which will be requested prior to the interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

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