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Assistant Headteacher

The Coleshill SchoolColeshill, Birmingham, Warwickshire

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing 5 secondary schools, 11 primary schools, a Teaching School, and School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider.  Our schools are based in North Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield and North Warwickshire. A further secondary school and two primary schools have submitted applications to join ATLP during the next 12 months.


Assistant Headteacher

Learning and Teaching 

Start Date: September 2021 

Salary: Leadership Pay Scale (L14-L18, £58,135 - £64,143)

Full Time and Permanent 


This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and inspirational leader to work with the Leadership Team as part of a sustainable and robust leadership model.  Our MAT believes in collaborative working, sharing ideas, providing great CPD opportunities and supporting each other to achieve great outcomes across all for our schools. As a school, which has rapidly expanded and recently had an exceptionally positive Ofsted inspection, this is an exciting time to join The Coleshill School in the next phase of our journey. 


We are looking for a leader who is passionate about the development of people and is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence for every child, regardless of their background.  The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership of learning and teaching across the school, working to ensure that outcomes are outstanding and that the teaching profile reflects this.


We can offer:

• An excellent range of professional learning opportunities within the school and within the ATLP

• Committed, welcoming and supportive staff 

• Friendly, hardworking students who love learning

• Excellent coaching development and leadership support

• A supportive Governing Body who are passionate about the school and the local community


We welcome applications from candidates with whole school leadership experience who can demonstrate impact within the area of learning and teaching. If you wish to apply then please submit an application form and a letter of application letter which should be no more than 2 sides of A4 explaining (with reference to the Assistant Headteacher specification) how your experiences to date will enable you to effectively lead learning and teaching at The Coleshill School.


Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as we reserve the right to interview earlier and withdraw the advert if a suitable candidate is appointed.

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


Closing Date:  9.00am, Monday 17th May 2021 

Interview Date: to be confirmed


Despite the challenges we face, recruitment will continue for all ATLP vacancies over the coming weeks. We intend to continue to adhere to the government’s social distancing guidelines but we will use a range of virtual platforms to conduct online interviews and other activities where appropriate for the nature of the role in a timely manner.  Informal discussions prior to applying for roles are warmly welcomed. We continue to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and robust safer recruitment practices remain in place.


Please visit: www.thecoleshillschool.org  for further information about our school or contact Yvonne Holder, Recruitment Manager via e-mail: holder.y@thecoleshillschool.org or telephone 01675 432035.


Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@atlp.org.uk only. 


Please note we do not accept CV’s, applications will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.

The ATLP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service Disclosure.  The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.



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