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Assistant Head Teacher

Assistant Head Teacher

Finham Park 2


  • Expired
Leadership Scale 11-15: £50,476 - £55,599
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Monday 3rd September 2018
Apply by:
26 January 2018

Job overview


Leadership Scale 11-15: £50,476 - £55,599

Starting September 2018

We are delighted to announce that we are recruiting an Assistant Headteacher for Finham 2, for September 2018. This exciting opportunity has become available due to the development and growth of the school. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and inspirational leader to work closely with the Headteacher and Governors of our thriving and successful new school. 

Finham Park 2 is an exciting new co-educational academy in Coventry that opened in September 2015. Already a popular choice with local parents, we are significantly over-subscribed for 2017-18 and have a full cohort of Year 7, 8 & 9 students. Our students are smart, thoughtful, inquisitive, well-behaved and polite; on entry they are significantly above the national average for attainment in English and Mathematics.

We are looking to appoint a charismatic, dynamic individual with exceptional leadership skills, who naturally inspires others and is passionate about teaching and its impact on learning. The successful candidate will be driven by a commitment to create the best possible educational opportunities for our pupils, in order to raise aspirations and transform lives.

Finham Park Multi Academy Trust is seeking an Assistant Headteacher who will: 

· be a successful leader with the potential to become “World Class”; a willing and capable learner who believes in our vision for the school and who will inspire and empower others to share in achieving it

· inspire and motivate students and staff, ensuring all are valued and supported to be the best they can be 

· be passionate about making a difference for every child

· be supported to develop their leadership skills and specialisms across several areas of school life

We are happy to arrange informal, confidential discussions or visits to the School. Should you be interested in either of these options, please contact Russell Plester, Head Teacher on 02477 710720.

To apply, please read our pack before providing a full application form along with the equal opportunities form. Please ensure your supporting statement sets out why you feel that you are suitable for this role and includes demonstrable impact of your leadership and achievements.

Details of our interview arrangements, will be provided to the shortlisted candidates.

Closing date: 26th January 2018 at 9.00 am  

Interview date: 1st February 2018 

Completed application forms should be returned to or: 

HR Manager

Finham Park MAT

Torrington Avenue



Finham Park Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Finham Park 2

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  • Finham Park 2
  • Torrington Avenue, Coventry
  • West Midlands
  • CV4 9WT
  • United Kingdom
+44 24 7771 0720

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Finham Park 2 is an exciting, innovative, friendly and supportive 11-19 co-educational comprehensive school based on the West side of Coventry near the border of Solihull and close to Warwick University. We opened in September 2015 with 120 students and have grown year on year, including our 6th form, which opened in 2020.  We continue to be heavily oversubscribed each year. In September 2022, we were the most over-subscribed school in Coventry.

Our last Ofsted (November 2023) described Finham Park 2 as a good school in all areas with “a purposeful atmosphere around the school”, “a calm and orderly manner” and a place that “highly considers staff workload which staff are appreciative of”.

Read the full 2023 OfSTED report here:

Finham Park 2 is a truly comprehensive school with almost 700 students on roll.  The vast majority of our students are happy, well-behaved, friendly, inquisitive, polite and wear their uniform with pride. On entry students are broadly in line with national averages with approximately 85+% middle or higher prior attainment.

We offer an exciting curriculum that provides opportunities for all students to ensure they all achieve and make the best progress they are capable of, no matter what their starting points; a curriculum that nurtures every child’s talents and provides exceptional opportunities for students to have the ‘time of their lives’.

Finham Park 2 is supported by and proud to be part of Finham Park Multi Academy Trust. As part of the Multi Academy Trust, we enjoy working in collaboration with the other MAT schools.  This provides fantastic opportunities for both our staff.  Read more about the benefits of working with this excellent MAT here: (

At Finham Park 2, you’ll discover a great learning environment in which students aged from 11 to 19 are encouraged to reach their full potential. We invite you to be part of it.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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