Horse Shoes Lane, Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3HU
Head Teacher: Sister Susan Collins

Assistant Headteacher
Salary Range L3 – 7
Required for June 2018

The governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to join our senior leadership team from June 2018. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious teacher who is ready to take the next step in their career development.

The position is non-class based but with a teaching commitment.

We are seeking an Assistant Headteacher who will:
• Be a practising Catholic with a strong commitment to the Catholic ethos and vision of the school
• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner who engages and enthuses children and understands the importance of ensuring all pupils reach their potential
• Demonstrate a clear desire for enabling rapid progress and inspiring colleagues in raising standards in Key Stage 2
• Have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills, and the energy and enthusiasm to play a key role in school with high expectations of both themselves and others
• Interpret and analyse school data and have a thorough understanding of how assessment data can be used to bring about improved opportunities for all pupils

We can offer:
• A friendly and welcoming environment with a strong, positive and caring Catholic ethos
• Children who are committed, enthusiastic and engaged in their learning
• An opportunity to lead a core subject and KS2
• The opportunity to work with other Catholic schools to share best practice, improve standards and provide further professional development
• A supportive and committed governing body
• Strong links with the parish of St Thomas More

Visits to the school are encouraged through arrangement with the Headteacher.

For further details and application forms, please contact the school office on 0121 743 3289 or at

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and will be expected to sign the Catholic Education Service Contract.

Closing date: 23rd March 2018 at 12 noon