Assistant Headteacher/ Assistant Director of the Haybridge High School Teaching School Hub

Brake Lane, Hagley, Worcestershire, DY8 2XS
Competitive salary that will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s skills and experience
19 Apr 2021
11 May 2021
Joanne Stanley
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Competitive salary that will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s skills and experience.

Haybridge High School has been awarded one of the 87 new national Teaching School Hubs for Sandwell and Dudley. We are now seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher/Assistant Director of the Teaching School Hub to work with the Director of the SCITT and Teaching School Hub and establish outstanding provision which will transform support for staff throughout our region and improve lives for children and young people

As the Assistant Director of the Teaching School Hub, you will support the Director of the SCITT and Teaching School Hub in creating a centre of excellence for teacher training and development across Sandwell and Dudley. The Teaching School Hub will provide high quality professional development to teachers at all stages of their careers. It will play a significant role in delivering school-based initial teacher training (ITT), the early career framework (ECF) when it is available nationally from September 2021, the new specialist and leadership national professional qualifications (NPQs) and appropriate body services for early career teachers. Teaching school hubs will also promote and deliver other high-quality evidence-based professional development to school leaders and teachers. The post will be based at Haybridge High School and will involve regular travel across Sandwell and Dudley.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Informal discussions with Anita Jenkins (Director of the SCITT and Teaching School Hub) or Mark Pollard (Deputy Chief Executive Officer) are welcome. Please contact Jo Stanley (PA to the Chief Executive Officer) on 01562 881126 or to make an appointment.

Further information and an application form are available on the MAT’s website ( Please complete the application form and return with a covering letter detailing:
- How your experiences will enable you to build and lead our teaching school hub linked to the person specification;
- What strategies you will use to build partnerships with schools and delivery partners; and
- Your vision for the teaching school hub and how it will impact on Sandwell and Dudley.

The completed form and covering letter should be emailed to by 10.00am on Tuesday 11th May.

We intend to interview during the week beginning Monday 17th May over a video link using Microsoft Teams. However, early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview earlier for this post should a suitable candidate apply.

The Four Stones Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer

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