Executive Headteacher, Walsall

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Mary Elliot SchoolWalsall

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L26-L32 (£72,810-£84,339)
Contract term: Permanent

A wonderful opportunity to lead a Special School Federation on their journey to “Outstanding”

The Governors of the Federation are seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational Executive Head Teacher to lead their new Federation on its exciting journey.

The two schools in the Federation pride themselves on their warm welcoming environments and effective team work which has a clear focus upon inclusive practice and the best outcomes for all.

The successful candidate will:

  • Promote a love of lifelong learning from EYFS to adulthood
  • Have excellent leadership, organisational and management skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to build on success and manage change
  • Show commitment to a culture of continuous improvement that promotes excellence for staff and pupilsalike and builds on our current Ofsted ratings
  • Have a passion for developing exceptional educational provision for children and young people with autism, SLD and PMLD
  • Demonstrate excellent inter-personal and communication skills with the ability to articulate a clear vision for the schools and support positive relationships within the schools and the wider community

We can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic, well behaved learners who engage positively with school life
  • A hard-working and motivated staff and governance team, who care deeply about the outcomes for children and young people
  • The opportunity to develop two “Good” schools into an “ Outstanding” Federation
  • Continued professional development opportunities to enable practical and research based school improvement initiatives

The Governors of Old Hall and Mary Elliot Special School Federation are looking for an Executive Head Teacher to effectively lead the two schools which are within close proximity. You will be responsible for pupils between the ages of 3-19 years.

We strongly recommend that candidates carry out an informal visit to both schools. Candidates are invited to meet governors and tour schools on the afternoon of Wednesday 7th November, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm or the morning of Thursday 8th November 9.30 am – 11.30 am. This can be done with prior arrangement, please call Mary Elliot School Business Manager, Jayne Farmer to make an appointment.

Closing Date: Midday on Monday 12th November 2018

Interviews to be held: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th December 2018

Safeguarding: All staff will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures which include an enhanced DBS, full work history, references and a face-to-face interview.

Candidates should complete an application form and a supporting statement no longer than two sides of A4 stating how they fulfil the Personal Specification.

Please contact Mrs Jayne Farmer, Mary Elliot Business Manager, via email for the application pack or with any other questions. Visit our websites www.mary-elliot.walsall.sch.uk or www.old-hall.walsall.sch.uk (to find more information on both schools)

Email: jfarmer@mary-elliot.walsall.sch.uk
Phone numbers:Office: 01922 490190

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More about Mary Elliot School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Leamore Lane, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 7NR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1922 490190
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