Headteacher, Staffordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Queen's Croft High SchoolStaffordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary circa £75000
Contract term: Permanent

Greywood Multi Schools Trust seeks to appoint an inspirational, visionary, innovative, tenacious, highly skilled and highly effective Headteacher. This is an exceptionally exciting and dynamic opportunity to lead a successful secondary special school through the next phase of development and to be part of a growing Multi School Trust.

Holding high aspirations for our students the appointed Headteacher will be of the highest calibre and will be expected to:

  • Drive progressive and sustainable improvements to secure outstanding outcomes for our students
  • Lead and inspire staff to deliver an outstanding curriculum whilst seeking to continuously improve the learning environment
  • Build on our reputation and influence to generate partnerships, sponsors, additional capital and income


The successful candidate will have proven and highly effective leadership skills, the ability to think strategically and operationally, be committed to pro-active and  collaborative working, demonstrate financial acumen, understand the widest range of additional needs in students, and hold a personal philosophy that ensures every student becomes the best person they can be.

Potential candidates are encouraged to visit the school and discuss the post with Mrs Katy Hope, Chair of Local Governing Board. Requests for visits should be made to Mrs Jackie Hesslegrave, Business Manager on 01543 227245.
Completed application forms should be returned to the school either by post or electrically to office@queenscroft.staffs.sch.uk

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 24th February 2020.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on Wednesday 11th March and Thursday 12th March 2020; candidates may be required to attend both days. CVs and applications from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted.
Further details of the post can be found on the school’s website www.queenscroft.staffs.sch.uk. Candidates are encouraged to visit the Greywood Multi Schools Trust website https://www.greywoodmst.co.uk

Greywood Multi Schools Trust welcomes applications from members of minority ethnic communities and those with disabilities.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application.



More about Queen's Croft High School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Birmingham Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6PJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1543 227245