Headteacher

Location
S Paul's Church of England (A) Primary School
Salary
Group 2 L15 – L21 £59,581/£69,031 (pay award pending, starting salary negotiable)
Posted
19 Feb 2021
Closes
19 Mar 2021
Job Ref
CWCED000180
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Following the retirement of our popular and successful Headteacher, the Governing Body, staff and children are seeking to appoint a Headteacher with the vision, leadership and energy to build on our successes and achievements and further develop our school.

 

Who we are:

St Paul's C of E Primary school is one form entry school with a nursery, set in the outskirts of Wolverhampton, close to the border of South Staffordshire. We are a 'good' school (Ofsted 2013/17) which provides pupils with a strong foundation for personal development. We pride ourselves on having strong links with Diocesan and parish communities strengthened by the fact that we share a building with St Paul's C of E Church. 'The School, through it's distinctive character, is outstanding at meeting the needs of all leaners' (SIAMS 2015)

 

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to develop professionally and personally
  • Children who are happy, enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • A welcome and caring environment
  • An enriched and creative curriculum to promote the holistic development of each child
  • A committed and supportive Senior Leadership Team and hardworking and dedicated staff
  • A very dedicated Governing Body
  • A church which welcomes school involvement
  • A spacious and well-maintained building plus extensive and well equipped grounds to support the curriculum

 

 

 

 

We are seeking a candidate who:

  • Can drive forward existing strategies and shape the future direction of the school
  • Is innovative, inspirational and able to motivate our staff and children ensuring they feel valued and supported
  • Has proven leadership, interpersonal and management skills
  • Can continue to build on our strong relationships with our parents, local schools and the wider community
  • Supports the Christian ethos of our school

 

Why work in Wolverhampton?

  • Wolverhampton is situated in the Black Country, an area of rich historical and cultural interest
  • The city has many areas of attractive and affordable housing and is within commuting distance of more rural locations
  • Wolverhampton offers a range of cultural and leisure options including theatre, art galleries, racecourse, historic houses, parks, real-ale pubs and restaurants. There is a thriving local sports scene with football and cricket clubs, martial arts groups, an indoor climbing centre, swimming facilities and gyms
  • The City if within easy reach of the beautiful Shropshire and Staffordshire countryside, the many attractions of the city of Birmingham and the popular Merry Hill Shopping Centre
  • Good transport links, which includes a direct train route to London, make Wolverhampton a convenient base for travel both within and beyond the UK

 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact: Jan Pooler on 01902 558621 or by email: stpaulsprimaryschool@wolverhampton.gov.uk to arrange.

Alternatively, you can visit the schools website @ https://www.stpaulscofeprimaryschool.co.uk/

 

Closing date: Friday 19 March

Interviews: TBC

 

St Paul's C of E Primary school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks. St Paul's C of E Primary School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

Enclosed and links within advert:

  1. Covering Letter from Chair of Governors
  2. Our School's Vision and Values
  3. Our School's SIP Summary
  4. Application and Selection Process
  5. Job Description
  6. Person Specification
  7. Application Form
Supporting documents
g) St Paul's Person Specification Feb 21.docx
d)SIP SUMMARY 2020-2021.doc
b) Letter from the chair.docx
f) St Paul's Job Description Feb 21.docx
c) Our Vision and Values.docx

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