Birmingham City Council

Head Teacher

Head Teacher

Directorate: Children, Young People and Families
Job Reference Number: ES1620IT
Salary range: £50000 to £100000
Salary: £52,131 - £60,408
Contract Type: Permanent
Grade: L14 - L20 Starting Point: 14-16, dependent upon experience
Closing Date: 08 September 2014
Criminal Records Bureau: Yes
Criminal Records Bureau Text:

 This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates.

Vacancy Details:

Cofton Primary School, Wootton Road, West Heath, Birmingham B31 4ST

Start Date: January 2015

The governors of this single form entry school for pupils aged 4-11 years, in a semi-rural area of Birmingham, seek to appoint a new Headteacher. Cofton is a happy and successful school, which is part of the Endeavour Co-operative Educational Trust with Turves Green Girl’s School.

As a school, Cofton encourages a policy of partnership with parents and others, in furthering the educational development of each child, in order for them to become responsible citizens in a diverse society. The school has good achievement and progress data in all three Key Stages.

The ideal candidate will be a team player who leads by example. They will value working alongside colleagues who are all at different stages of their careers. They will have a profound understanding of school improvement and demonstrate their ability to lead in a changing educational landscape.

Our new Head Teacher will be someone with an absolute focus upon securing high aspirations with all children; someone who believes in learning without placing a glass ceiling on achievement.

We warmly encourage informal visits. Please contact on 0121 475 3374.


Response Details:

 Closing Date: 8 September 2014, 12 Noon

For further details and application form please contact the Response Handling Unit on 0121 464 6488 (24 hour answerphone) or email CSURecruitment@birmingham.gov.uk quoting reference ES1620IT.

Interview Date: Week beginning 29 September 2014.



Email: CSURecruitment@birmingham.gov.uk

Application Documents:




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