Headteacher, Shropshire

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Oldbury Wells SchoolShropshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 6 (range to be set according to experience)
Contract term: Permanent

TrustEd Schools’ Partnership wishes to appoint an excellent school leader to the post of Headteacher at Oldbury Wells School, Bridgnorth from September 2020.

Oldbury Wells School has approximately 900 pupils on roll and it is situated in Bridgnorth, a market town in South Shropshire, within easy reach of the West Midlands. The school is a wonderful place to work, it has a talented and dedicated staff and superb pupils.

Oldbury Wells School enjoys an excellent local reputation, rightly deserved for its high quality education and it is a popular school choice.  It achieves very strong results for our pupils, consistently higher than national averages with four consecutive years of positive Progress 8. Our good Ofsted report in 2018, recognised our many strengths.
TrustEd Schools’ Partnership (formerly Bridgnorth Area Schools’ Trust) was formed in 2015 with Oldbury Wells as the founding and lead school. The Trust now consists of two secondary schools and four primary schools, located in the market towns of Church Stretton and Bridgnorth, all situated in south Shropshire. All our schools share a deep commitment to delivering a first-class comprehensive education for our young people. Our Headteachers support each other and other schools in our Trust.

The Trust provides a useful central team who specialise in the areas of Finance, HR, Health and Safety and asset management. The CEO, Sarah Godden, coordinates joint work between school leaders across our schools and oversees school performance.

Further details of this vacancy are available in an application pack which can be downloaded from our website, www.oldburywells.com, and interested applicants are invited to send an application form together with a letter of application, no more than three sides of A4, outlining how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for this post.

Please feel free to call Sarah Godden, CEO, for an informal conversation or to arrange a visit before applying on 01746 760509 or e-mail Mrs Frances Sherrington, PA to the CEO, at frances.sherrington@oldburywells.com.  Please send your completed application form and letter to Frances Sherrington at the email address above.

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday, 3 February 2020

Interview dates: Monday, 10 and Tuesday, 11 February 2020

TrustEd Schools' Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

More about Oldbury Wells School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Bridgnorth, Shropshire, West Midlands, WV16 5JD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1746 765454
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