Headteacher, Warrington

Closing date:

Birchwood Community High SchoolWarrington

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Range: LG 27-33
Contract term: Permanent


Salary Range: LG 27-33

11 – 19 Mixed Community Comprehensive 

NOR 958 including 152 in the sixth form

Required for September 2019

School visits: 12 & 13 February  2019

Closing Date: 9am on 25  February 2019

Interviews: 7 & 8 March 2019

We are a highly successful Community High School & College with a recent OFSTED judgement of ‘Good’ (October 2018). On the retirement of our exceptional Headteacher, the Governing Board is seeking to appoint an inspiring, passionate and caring Headteacher to lead our school into the future. 

You will have: 

  • recent extensive senior leadership experience 
  • a proven track record of success in raising progress and attainment  of learners 
  • outstanding teaching ability 
  • high expectations of all and commitment to all aspects of school life 
  • an open and collaborative approach to leadership
  • the ability to inspire, engage and communicate with learners, staff, parents and governors 
  • flexibility, energy and imagination 
  • Passion and drive to help the academy realise its vision 

We will offer you: 

  • an outstanding, positive ethos where learners enjoy and achieve
  • a school and college, genuinely at the heart of its community
  • staff and governors who are committed, talented and highly motivated 
  • first class learning facilities including a library shared with the community and a sports centre based in the local leisure centre 
  • easy access to Liverpool, Manchester and the Cheshire countryside

Information is available to download from our website at

www.birchwoodhigh.org or by contacting Head  of HR, Jane Calderbank on: Telephone 01925 853509 or E-mail: joinus@Birchwoodhigh.org  

Birchwood Community High School

A Single Academy Trust

Brock Road, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 7PT

Birchwood Community Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children: the successful candidate must therefore be able to satisfy an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Birchwood Community High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brock Road, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 7PT, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1925 853500
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We are a successful 11 – 19 mixed comprehensive with 1068 learners and students at the heart of the local community.  Our school motto is 'Pride in our School' and we feel that the Birchwood community has a local school with a national rep...