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Rood End Primary SchoolSandwell

Are you an ambitious Head Teacher, Acting Head Teacher or Deputy Head Teacher with the drive, determination, resilience and energy to provide the best possible education for our children? Could you motivate and inspire a staff team determined to deliver an engaging curriculum that enables all children to reach their full potential in our inclusive school? Are you a leader who will develop staff, including the Leadership Team, and help them to realise their own ambitions?

The Governors of Rood End Primary School are seeking a dedicated, self-motivated, inspirational and talented Head Teacher who will value and build on the hard work already undertaken. With a proven record of successful and varied experience working in a Senior Leadership or Head Teacher role, you will lead our talented, enthusiastic and committed team of staff in providing all our children with a happy, secure and stimulating environment in which they can learn and flourish as individuals.

Rood End Primary School is a large two form entry school. As of July 2021 we have 531 pupils on role with 39 languages, meaning that we wholeheartedly celebrate the cultural diversity of our pupils and surrounding community. Placing a strong emphasis on tolerance, respect and understanding of others; we provide a diverse, inclusive and vibrant learning community in which all children are encouraged to be the very best they can be.

The core purpose of the Head Teacher will be to raise standards for all by providing outstanding leadership. You will lead the implementation of the vision and values and establish high quality education by continuing to improve the quality of teaching and learning. You will have the highest aspirations for everyone and will continue the development of a motivated and determined team.

The successful candidate will have strategic experience and the ability to inspire children and motivate the community. We are looking for someone who is an outstanding classroom practitioner who recognises high quality teaching and learning and can empower each individual to reach their full potential.

Further information relating to our school can be found on our website

We strongly encourage all prospective candidates to visit the school. Please contact the School Office on 0121 552 1866 to arrange a visit

Application Forms are available from and returnable to: SIPS Education Ltd, HR Department, 2nd Floor, Guardian House, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 8GS or by email:

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory clearances, including an enhanced DBS check.

If you are selected for interview and have provided an email address, correspondence will be sent via email.

If you are successful in being shortlisted for interview you will be contacted by email within 28 days of the closing date. If you do not receive such an email, please conclude that you have not been shortlisted.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Wednesday 15th September 2021

School Visits: 9th - 15th September 2021

Shortlisting Date: Monday 20th September 2021

Interview Dates: 27th/28th September 2021 – applicants should be available for both days.

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