Dovecotes Primary School
Group 2 ISR L15 to L21 (£59,581 - £68,347) Job Ref: LEC6114
Salary negotiable to reflect skills and experience
Required for 1 September, 2021
Could you be the new Headteacher of Dovecotes Primary School?
Dovecotes is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic Headteacher to lead this successful school into the next stage of its development.
What Ofsted says about us:
‘Pupils are expected to work hard and staff have high expectations of them’
‘Pupils enjoy their learning’
‘Pupils behave well and focus on their work’
‘The culture of safeguarding is strong and children feel safe, happy and are well looked after’
‘Pupils are encouraged to try new things, push themselves, and understand others’
‘Governors know the school well and adopt a ‘no excuses’ culture’
We can offer you:
a ‘Good School’ (Ofsted March 2018) with the ambition to become outstanding
an experienced Senior Leadership Team with high expectations of themselves, staff, and children
the Model School for Read, Write, Inc in the city
an Early Years Unit that includes Terrific for Two’s, Nursery and Reception
a skilled team of moderators in Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2
effective data management and self-assessment systems that allow leaders to respond quickly to address underachievement, so that it impacts positively on outcomes and the quality of teaching and learning
a strong focus on nurturing and well-being for all staff and pupils
inclusion opportunities through community links in school and in the Dovecote and Pendeford area
a school that is well managed and in a stable financial position
an experienced Governing Board that is focused on achieving the best for the children through the support and challenge provided
effective support from the Local Authority, external links to aid learning as well as the opportunity to be part of a well-established school to school collaboration
We want a Headteacher who:
will empower and inspire the staff and children to achieve their very best
will prepare the children for the wider world through, ‘The Dovecotes Way’ and our life targets
can lead by example
is visible, approachable and has the resilience to meet the day-to-day challenges of headship
is able to sustain and build upon the progress made in raising standards and increasing the effectiveness of the teaching and learning
continues to prepare our children for the wider world, so each child is inspired and has the confidence and resilience for the next steps in their development
will continue to increase the involvement of parents in their child’s learning
has personal and professional integrity and is not afraid to challenge to ensure the very best for our children
This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who wants to be part of this wonderful school community.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Arrangements for a safe, out of school hours tour can be arranged in advance. Please contact Maggie Taylor, Office Manager on 01902 558284 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.
Dovecotes Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check along with other relevant employment checks. Dovecotes Primary School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
CLOSING DATE MONDAY 15 MARCH, 2021 AT 12PM (ANY APPLICATION RECEIVED AFTER THIS TIME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED)
ASSESSMENTS/INTERVIEWS TUESDAY 20 APRIL AND WEDNESDAY 21 APRIL, 2021
To apply, visit https://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/jobs-in-schools/Headteacher, call Services4Schools,
HR Consultancy Team on 0333 772 1272 ext 700 and e-mail completed application forms to HRC@services4schools.org.uk