Head Teacher, Birmingham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Leigh Primary SchoolBirmingham

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £60,755-£70,370
Contract term: Permanent

Leigh Primary School is looking for its next inspirational leader to drive forward improvements and secure future performance. Are you an outstanding leader, able to inspire and lead our team of staff and children?

About our school:

Leigh Primary School is one of the family of schools within Leigh Multi Academy Trust. The Board of Directors are looking to appoint a Head Teacher for this popular two form entry school which currently holds additional bulge year group classes in Years 3, 5 & 6 and a 39 PT place Nursery. There are currently 551 pupils on roll and the intention is to revert back to a 2 form entry school over the next 3 years. Leigh is an inner city, multi-cultural school rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

The school serves a diverse community and relationships between families and the school are excellent.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Impressive levels of commitment, drive and resilience
  • Clear focused vision to take our school forward
  • Excellent understanding of effective strategies for raising attainment and achieving excellence
  • The desire to be an inspirational role model with strong leadership, management and organisational skills and excellent inter-personal skills
  • The ability to be reflective, with good communication and listening skills; able to recognise current strengths, maintaining stability whilst managing necessary change

In return we can offer:

  • A strong, supportive team of directors and governors who are well informed and are dedicated to a vision of educational excellence, with commitment to your continuing professional development
  • A welcoming, friendly environment, with a committed and dedicated team of staff
  • Children who love learning
  • Supportive families


We believe this is a very exciting opportunity for a talented, driven individual to progress their career in a trust that is committed to their motto of ‘Together Everyone Achieves More’.

So if you are an experienced Head Teacher or Deputy Head who is ready to take on this exciting challenge we look forward to hearing from you.

For an informal, confidential discussion, please contact Ms Yvonne Wakefield, PA to the CEO and Company Secretary initially via email – y.wakefield@leightrust.co.uk .

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and we have set aside the following dates: - Wednesday 30th January 2019 at 9.30 am - Tuesday 5th February 2019 at 2.00 pm

Closing Date: 26/02/2019, 12.00 noon

Application packs are also available to download at www.leighji.bham.co.uk or here.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Leigh Road, Washwood Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 2YH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 464 2621