Assistant Headteacher (Raising Standards Leader), Wolverhampton

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Colton Hills Community SchoolWolverhampton
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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Pay Spine L13-L17
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to lead and provide strategic direction for achieving excellent academic outcomes across the school at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. 

Colton Hills Community School is a highly regarded 11-18 community school judged by OFSTED to be a ‘GOOD’ school. The school encompasses a rich and harmonious multicultural community and is committed to the development of all students with the majority staying on in the sixth form.

As an Assistant Headteacher, you would be a member of the Senior Leadership Team, and would be expected to contribute significantly to the overall effectiveness of the school. 

The successful candidate will be an experienced and effective classroom practitioner with proven leadership and organisational skills and excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to think strategically and nurture a team ethos is essential. 

Our ideal candidate will be someone who 

  • Is committed to inclusion and therefore equal opportunities for all student groups to  achieve their potential. 
  • Is an outstanding leader with high expectations for all
  • Can develop and enhance our PIXL classroom philosophy 
  • Can build on our innovative range of intervention strategies ensuring excellent outcomes 
  • Has experience of working with pupils with SEND, EAL, more able, PPG and LAC

OFSTED May 2015

  • “The quality of teaching is good. Teachers ask searching questions that provide a good level of challenge to all students, including the most able.”
  • “Students are currently making good progress in English, mathematics and science.”
  • “The sixth form is good and students are achieving improved standards across a wide range of subjects.”
  • “Behaviour around the school is of a high standard.” 
  • “Students demonstrate positive attributes to their learning, show respect for each other and have pride in their school.”

We can offer you:

  • Excellent professional development and guidance Pupils eager for success
  • Supportive parents who value education
  • Helpful colleagues
  • Refurbished buildings with dedicated home-bases for independent learning.
  • Continued major investment in ICT including cloud based technologies. 
  • Extensive grounds and facilities set in green belt.

If you would like further information on the role, a confidential discussion or to arrange a visit to Colton Hills please contact the school.

If you would like further information on the role, a confidential discussion or to arrange a visit to Colton Hills please contact the school.

For more information and to request an application pack please contact Alison Clements on:

T: 0121 236 4476

M: 07713 388 230


Closing date for applications 9am on Friday 18th May 2018

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 22 May /Wednesday 23 May 2018

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More about Colton Hills Community School
Address: Jeremy Road, Goldthorn Park, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV4 5DG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1902 558420