Headteacher, Worcestershire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Birchensale Middle SchoolWorcestershire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L20 – L26
Contract term: Permanent

NOR: 600

Age range: 9 – 13

Closing date: 15th November 2019  

Interview dates: 2nd and 3rd December 2019

We heard you’re ready for your next challenge, so here is your opportunity.

Birchensale Middle School believes in a person centred approach to lifelong learning and now requires a practitioner of the highest calibre to lead and further develop our 21st Century aspirations for our children.

Our new Headteacher will be a professional who will be creative and will demonstrate innovative and effective leadership skills.

Your proactive and inclusive approach to developing best practice will empower our teaching staff to further develop themselves to ensure our children surpass existing academic standards.

We feel it is important you know that you will work with a vibrant and supportive Board of Governors and an experienced leadership team who will support you to make our school a beacon for learning for our local communities, through your induction and your tenure.


So what are we looking for?

  • An appropriately qualified and experienced individual, who will work well with a diverse stakeholder group and will step up to the challenges and needs of our local communities.
  • Someone who is committed and really understands the middle school philosophy and will prepare our children for learning and working productively in high school and the workplace.
  • Someone who will be brave and challenge the status quo.
  • Someone who can take strategy through to delivery with everyone on board.


Have a look at our website www.birchensale.worcs.sch.uk so you can feel of the sense of pride and commitment that exists with the children, the staff and the governors. You are actively encouraged to visit us and see for yourself.
All application details are provided below.

Completed application forms should be sent to Pauline Begley, our Business Manager at pb76@birchensale.worcs.sch.uk

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check. 

More about Birchensale Middle School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 9 - 13 years
Address: Bridley Moor Road, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 6HT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1527 68430
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Birchensale Middle School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational middle school in Worcestershire serving students from the age of 9-13 years. The middle school is situated in Redditch and has approximately 600 students on roll.