Headteacher, Wolverhampton

Closing date:

Stow Heath Primary SchoolWolverhampton

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range of £60,755 - £69,673 with up to 25% enhancement dependent upon the calibre of the candidate.
Contract term: Permanent


Following the retirement of our popular and successful Headteacher the Governing Body is seeking to appoint a Headteacher with vison, leadership and energy to build on our successes and our pupils’ achievements and further develop our school. You will have the drive and determination to help us on our journey in achieving our ambition for our school community to ’shine like a star’, and be the best it can be.



  • a ‘Good ‘School (May 2017) with ambition to become outstanding
  • a knowledgeable and effective Senior Leadership Team with high expectations of themselves, staff and pupils
  • a dedicated, innovative and focused team of teachers, support staff who all share the same passion of ensuring that every child achieves their full potential and beyond
  • courteous, polite and well behaved pupils who are eager to learn
  • a Governing Body which provides effective support and challenge
    supportive parents who are involved  in contributing to their child’s learning journey 
  • effective systems school systems that have brought about continuous improvement
  • school grounds that have been developed to offer extensive opportunities for outdoor learning



  • will  build on the vision and values of Stow Heath’s  current successes and strengths;
  • leads, collaborates with and empowers our staff;
  • Is visible, approachable and will rise to a challenge
  • is able to sustain and further raise standards and accelerate progress through improving the quality of teaching and learning within a nurturing and inclusive environment
  • inspires our pupils to reach their full potential;
  • has personal integrity and is not afraid to challenge when appropriate in the best interests of our children
  • will develop further the sharing of good practice within and across schools



  • Wolverhampton is situated in the Black Country, an area of rich historical and cultural interest.
  • The City is diverse, culturally rich and has many areas of attractive and affordable housing and is within commuting distance of more rural locales
  • Wolverhampton offers a range of cultural and leisure options including theatre, art galleries, racecourse, historic houses, parks, real-ale pubs and restaurants.
  • There is a thriving local sports scene boasting cricket clubs, a premier league football club, martial arts groups, an indoor climbing centre, swimming facilities and gyms.
  • A vibrant green city which is within easy reach of the beautiful parks and countryside, the many attractions of the city of Birmingham and the popular Merry Hill Shopping Centre.
  • Good transport links, which includes a direct train route to London, make Wolverhampton a convenient base for travel both within and beyond the UK


Visits to Stow Heath Primary School are warmly welcomed. Please contact Tina Lane on 01902 558820 or by email:  TLane@stowheathprimaryschool.co.uk for an appointment.

Stow Heath Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks.  We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

To apply please call Sue Jacques on 01902 907581 for an application pack or email: sue.jacques@services4schools.org.uk

CLOSING DATE: Thursday 12 September 2019 at 12 noon

INTERVIEWS: Monday 23 September and Tuesday 24 September 2019

Completed application forms are returnable to Sue Jacques, Services4Schools Ltd, Midlands Technology Centre, Wolverhampton WV10 6TA

More about Stow Heath Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Hill Road, Portobello, Willenhall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV13 3TT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1902 558820