Deputy Head Teacher, Springfield Primary

Springfield Primary School, Dudley Road, Rowley Regis, B65 8JY
Leadership Pay Scale 11 – 15, £54,091 - £59,581 (dependent on experience)
11 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Job Ref
Sue Ross
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This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in building on the strengths of our school and further developing our team of staff, contributing innovative ideas and solutions to challenge barriers to learning. Springfield is a two-form entry school with happy, enthusiastic pupils, and strong partnerships with families and the local community. We are part of the Rowley Learning Trust, a supportive collaborative trust of 4 local schools with a positive ethos and a commitment to continuous improvement. At our Ofsted inspection in July 2016, Springfield was judged to be a good school in all areas and we are aiming for continuing improvement.

Do you put children at the heart of everything you do?

Do you have the skills and drive to be an outstanding school leader?

Do you have high morals and personal values?

Do you have the ability to empower pupils and staff to achieve high standards?

This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in contributing innovative ideas and solutions to challenge barriers to learning and provide high quality learning experiences for all our children The Governors of Springfield Primary are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who is:

  • Inspirational, with the ability to help all staff and pupils realise their full potential;
  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated, passionate and forward thinking;
  • Innovative, dedicated and in need of a challenge;
  • Able to make a real difference to children’s lives;
  • Ready to instil change and achieve outcomes.

The successful candidate for this permanent Deputy Headteacher role will be someone who has the highest aspirations for children’s learning and family engagement. They will be an experienced school leader, looking to take the next step up into a Deputy Headteacher role; or someone who currently holds a similar role, and is looking for their next challenge. This person will have strong subject knowledge at Primary level and they will have a proven track record of whole school improvement, of coaching and mentoring other teachers, in order to improve and refine their teaching practice. In addition, they will keep their knowledge and skills as a leader up to date and be self-reflective. The successful candidate will join a school that is eager to make further improvements in the best interests of our pupils, and will have the opportunity to make an impact at an exciting period in the life of the school.

So why not come and join our team and play a part in our journey to becoming an `outstanding’ school? Visits to the school are warmly welcomed prior to the submission of your application and can be arranged by contacting Sue Ross on 0121 5591333. Application forms are attached below or can be requested from

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) clearance and Overseas check, if applicable, is required for this role.

This post requires a Children’s Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role

Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email.

If you are successful in being short-listed for interview, you will be contacted via email within 28 working days of the closing date. Please ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox incase any correspondence has been delivered there.

Hours:  Full Time, Permanent

Location:  Springfield Primary School, Dudley Road, Rowley Regis, B65 8JY

Grade:  Leadership Pay Scale 11 – 15, £54,091 - £59,581 (dependent on experience)

Closing Date:  Thursday 24th June 2021 at 9:00am

Interview Date: 5th and 6th July 2021

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