Head Teacher, Birmingham

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Whitehouse Common Primary SchoolBirmingham

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £65,384 - £75,735
Contract term: Permanent

Head Teacher
Group 3 L 21-27

Whitehouse Common Primary School is an inclusive, supportive, happy school with a strong reputation in the local area. We are consistently oversubscribed with waiting lists in all year groups.

Relationships with families are extremely positive; with parents and carers eager to support the school and their children’s learning in equal measure.

We have a highly motivated and experienced staff team who have been fundamental in achieving and maintaining our Ofsted Good judgement since July 2011. We provide an excellent curriculum and high standard of education. This is no mean feat and will clearly be a major task for the incoming Head Teacher.

In addition, we wish the school and its pupils to continue to make progress in learning with improving standards and high expectations a must. We firmly believe that the whole school community should be involved in the process of learning. All of us who come to the site to learn, work or to help have their part to play in the adventure that learning should be:

We are looking for a Head Teacher who:

  • Will be an inspirational leader, who will work with all staff, and value their
    contributions to the life of the school, to achieve the best outcomes for children;
  • Will value our children and take pride in their achievements, inspiring them to be passionate learners and realise their full potential;
  • Will strive for excellent attendance, attainment and progress for all our pupils;
  • Has the skills and vision to maintain and further develop Whitehouse Common Primary School as an outstanding school;
  • Will actively promote the school’s strengths ethos and build upon its role as a school for the whole community, including being and active participant in the Learning Trust for Excellence;
  • Will maintain and further develop the climate for exemplary pupil behaviour;
  • Will be committed to providing a safe, supportive school environment and have a passionate commitment to personal, social and cultural education.

We can offer:

  • A happy, safe learning environment in which every child is nurtured to develop a love of learning;
  • A supportive ethos built upon mutual respect, including support from other local head teachers in the Learning Trust for Excellence;
  • A highly-motivated, dedicated staff and a committed, active supportive
    Governing Board;
  • Very supportive parents and carers;
  • A thriving school which supports the whole child through a rich range of extracurricular activities;
  • A commitment to supporting our children’s personal and emotional

You will notice that the applications are made directly to Birmingham Local Authority in the first instance. As indicated in the information there are direct links to the school website.

Should you wish to visit the school prior to completing an application you can do so at 1:30pm on Thursday 16th or Friday 17th January at 10am.
Please telephone the school on 0121 464 1918 to arrange an appointment.

Closing Date: 12 Noon Friday 24th January 2020
Interview and selection process: week commencing Monday 10th February 2020

Completed applications should be returned to Performance, Engagement &
Commissioning Services, PO Box 16461, Birmingham, B2 2DB or via email to

Only BCC applications forms will be accepted. Please do not apply via the TES Website.

Whitehouse Common Primary School, Sutton Coldfield B75 6BL
Tel: 0121 464 1918

More about Whitehouse Common Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Cotysmore Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 6BL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 4641918