Head Teacher, Wolverhampton

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Penn Fields SchoolWolverhampton

Date posted:
Start date: 29 April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L24 – L28
Contract term: Permanent

Have you got what it takes? Are you an effective leader? 

Would you like to lead a talented team? 

Exciting opportunity for an exceptional Head Teacher in an exceptional school. 

Penn Fields school provides education for up to 160 young people between 5 and 19 years who have moderate, severe or complex educational needs. We aim to cater for all our pupils’ individual needs and to provide a high-quality learning environment which raises the aspirations and achievements of everyone who learns with us. The school has a positive, safe and caring ethos with strong shared values. The building was built as part of the BSF programme, in 2012 and has excellent, modern facilities.  

The successful candidate will be:  

  • Experienced in working with children with relevant SEN(D) and their families;    
  • An innovative and creative thinker;    
  • Experienced in motivating staff and leading by example;    
  • Committed to school improvement through a coaching culture and partnership working;
  • Flexible and positive about change;    
  • Calm and cool under pressure;    
  • Clear thinking in establishing and developing the school’s priorities and targets;    
  • Capable of budgetary oversight of the school’s finances. 

Penn Fields School will provide:  

  • A highly supportive, multi-professional team approach;    
  • Opportunities to work across a range of partnerships;    
  • The chance to nurture a brilliant group of children and young people;   
  • A happy, talented and committed staff team, and a governing body which is committed to your ongoing professional development.  

Candidates are warmly invited to visit the school. You are encouraged to take up this opportunity to complete your application, please contact 01902 558640.  

Application closing date: Friday 19 October at midnight

Interviews: 7th & 8th November 2018  

Penn Fields School values equalities and diversity and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment practices, including an enhanced DBS check.



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Boundary Way, Penn, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV4 4NT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1902 558640
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An all age 5-19 special school catering for 160 pupils.

At Penn Fields School we aim to provide a secure, happy environment where all our children's individual needs are recognised and catered for.We have a first class and dedicated team of teachers ...