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Job details
Employer The Westminster School
Location Sandwell
Salary MPR - UPR plus TLR2 plus SEN1 (£22,467 - £38,250) + (£2,639) + (£2,085)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts To commence Easter 2017

The Westminster School, MLD Special School, 7 – 19 years. (180 NOR)

Due to increased pupil numbers we are seeking to appoint an inspirational, motivated and enthusiastic middle leader to complement the work of the school. This role is open to primary and secondary trained teachers and offers an excellent opportunity to bring your creativity, passion and professionalism to deliver the best for our pupils. The Westminster School is a successful Special School catering for over 180 pupils aged 7 to 19 years, with a complex range of special needs.

The School is committed to equal opportunities, and all pupils are expected to leave school with a range of qualifications and skill sets within this subject. We wish to appoint a candidate with exceptional ability, team leadership and management skills, a passion for their subject and a clear focus on the achievement of young people. The TLR 2 responsibility payment is negotiable based on the candidate’s experience and can range from TLR2a to TLR2c.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are ambitious for themselves and the students they serve;
  • Are established Business, Computing or ICT teachers, with a love of their subject and a track record of delivering results that surpass expectation;
  • Have experience of leading a team to create a distinctive ethos across the subject areas;
  • Understand changes in Computing, ICT and Business in education and have the vision needed to move matters to outstanding at The Westminster School;
  • Have experience of developing an exciting curriculum that suits every type of learner.

The successful candidate will become part of a growing team that supports the growth and development of a school of exceptional achievement. The School offers a comprehensive CPD programme and was awarded the Investors in People Gold Award in 2014. The School occupies The Westminster School state-of-the-art facilities on the £42 million Rowley Learning Campus and providing excellent space and resources for pupils and practitioners alike. The School has a fantastic array of facilities to enable a creative and engaging atmosphere for all of our learners. We have made recent investments in the IT suite and continue to invest widely across all areas in technology to further support and enhance curriculum development. The school is forging ahead with innovation within the curriculum to further develop the outcomes for all our learners, with this academic year seeing the emergence or the Social Enterprise and Supported Internship Programmes.

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS clearance with Barring checks and Childcare Disqualification Declaration is required for this role. For more information about the School’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy visit the Policy Section of our website at

We have a proactive and supportive Governing Body and strong partnerships with parents/carers, the Local Authority and the local community. Our children are motivated and keen to learn.

For more details and an application form please visit

This is an exciting opportunity to join the staff team at The Westminster School.

CLOSING DATE: 9am on 30 November 2016
INTERVIEW: 7 December 2016

There will be a taster day on 2 December 2016 for all shortlisted candidates. Applications should be sent to HR Department, SIPS Education Ltd, 2 nd floor, Guardian House,

Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 8GS or


Locations and contacts

Curral Road
Rowley Regis
West Midlands
B65 9AN
United Kingdom
+44 121 588 5451