Assistant Headteacher: Teaching & Learning, Solihull

Closing date:New this week

Lode Heath SchoolSolihull

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 (or earlier if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L10-14
Contract term: Permanent

Here at Lode Heath School, we’re on a mission to further develop all aspects of Teaching, Learning and Assessment. Now’s your opportunity to help us achieve our high expectations as you lead on the development of Teaching & Learning, alongside our highly ambitious and forward-thinking senior leadership team, to deliver an exceptional learning experience for all of our students. 

Following continued success over the last few years and our most recent Ofsted inspection confirming ‘Good’ in all categories, the community trusts us to deliver high standards in education.  Our aim, quite simply, is to make sure that student achievement is at the very heart of everything we do.

We offer a refreshingly collaborative and team-focused culture, where colleagues work together towards shared goals.  As you support our students and staff to thrive, we’ll support you to progress your career with us.  The ongoing training and development of our staff is a key priority, which is why you’ll enjoy a Trust wide development programme within a team of driven and talented individuals.  The sharing of best practice is both encouraged and common-place and is built around your particular talents and aspirations. The Trust aims to nurture talent and provides progression opportunities to retain the best of the best for our students.  

As an Assistant Headteacher, you will be a passionate and committed classroom practitioner who ensures high attainment, positive progress and promotes a love of learning for all our students across key stages 3 and 4.

If you’d like to be part of our exciting future, you will need to share our belief in educating the whole person - and in helping every student, irrespective of their background or abilities, to build the skills, confidence and independence they need to thrive in higher education or the workplace.

There’s an exceptional environment waiting for you outside of work too. One of the most prosperous towns in the Midlands, Solihull offers plenty of superb amenities from its thriving shopping centre through to lively bars and first-class restaurants. Close to Birmingham Airport, the NEC and the new Resorts World development, it also has excellent transport links to Birmingham city centre and beyond.

An informal visit to the school is a great way to discover Lode Heath for yourself. Just contact Mrs Birchill at the email address below to arrange a date.

To find out more and to apply, please visit or email Completed application  forms to be returned to Ms Laura Suddon, Associate Headteacher by post or emailed to the above address.

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 27 September 2019

Interviews: TBC

Lode Heath School Staff, Governors and Students are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of students and staff. As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children you will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) and carry out reference checks.  All applications will be considered on their merit.

More about Lode Heath School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lode Lane, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 2HW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 7041421
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Lode Heath School is a caring and nurturing learning community with tolerance, respect and responsibility at its core. We support each other, we value each other as individuals and we have the highest expectations of each other.

Our aim is to educat...