Headteacher

Recruiter
Dovecotes Primary School
Location
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary
Group 2 ISR L15 to L21 (£59,581 - £68,347)
Posted
17 Feb 2021
Closes
15 Mar 2021
Job Ref
LEC6114
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
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Hours
Full-Time

Dovecotes Primary School

NOR: 307

Headteacher

Group 2 ISR L15 to L21 (£59,581 - £68,347)                                 Job Ref: LEC6114

Salary negotiable to reflect skills and experience

Permanent

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 dovecotesprimaryschool@wolverhampton.gov.uk 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

Website: https://www.dovecotesprimary.co.uk/

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