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Woodfield Academy - -322 days remaining
Closing Date 03/11/2017
Studley Road, , Redditch, Worcestershire B98 7HH
MPS/UPR plus TLR2 (£5k)
NOR: 600
Phase_of_EducationEstablishment_Type_Group Minimum Age 9Maximum Age 12

Dates: Apply by noon, Friday 3rd November 2017

Job start: January 2018 (or sooner if possible)

Interview: week commencing 6th November 2017

Salary: MPS/UPR plus TLR2 (£5k)

Location: Woodfield Academy, Redditch

Contract type: Full Time and Permanent

Woodfield Academy was inspected, with a ‘Good’ outcome in February 2017, and we were described by Ofsted as ‘a school that promotes ambition and self-belief.

Woodfield Academy is a successful and very popular 5-form entry middle school with over 500 pupils on roll, aged 9-13 years. We are a happy, vibrant learning community, with high aspirations for the children in our care and the staff team that supports them.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Head of Numeracy to join our Senior Teaching team and help drive standards and ensure that the trajectory of pupil progress is maintained. Our children make great progress from their starting points, but we continue to strive to improve and raise standards across the academy. High aspirations for our children, teamwork and strategic planning are vital to the success of this role, as is the capability of supporting specialists and non-specialist teachers and support staff and as a member of our proactive Senior Teacher team. The successful candidate will be able to exhibit expertise and experience in Numeracy teaching and strategising and should have a track record of initiative and innovation to improve standards and outcomes.

This is a great opportunity for you to join a friendly, dynamic team: you will have the opportunity to develop professionally and make a huge contribution to the ever-growing success and reputation of our academy. This post offers potential for a variety of projects and developments and the successful candidate can expect to work alongside welcoming, hard-working colleagues and friendly, well-mannered children.

Applicants are welcome to visit the academy and meet the Headteacher.


Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. CVs and open references are not acceptable. The successful candidate must meet the person specification in full in order to be offered the post. Woodfield is committed to inclusive practices and equal opportunities and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and criminal background check via the disclosure procedures.

Woodfield Academy is committed to the protection, safety and welfare of its pupils and staff and we aim for the highest standards in safeguarding procedures. We expect all staff and volunteers to share and promote this commitment.

For further details of the post, to request an application pack, or to arrange an informal discussion or visit to the school, please contact Ms S Little, PA to the Headteacher on 01527 527081 or recruitment@woodfield.worcs.sch.uk