Assistant Headteacher 
Responsible for Teaching, Learning and Assessment


Salary:  L12-L16

Part of the Federation of Lindsworth and Springfield House Schools

Required for 1 September 2019

The Federated Governing Body of Lindsworth and Springfield House Schools are seeking to appoint an innovative Assistant Headteacher, to lead on teaching, learning and assessment. We are looking for a candidate who is committed to further developing their leadership and management skills in a rapidly improving school. We work closely with all stakeholders to further expand and improve the offer for disadvantaged children who have a wide range of complex social, emotional and mental health needs.  

We are looking for an outstanding candidate who will:

•    Be an inspirational leader who can shape and deliver our strategy
•    Has a proven track record in outstanding teaching and learning
•    Monitor, analyse and effectively use assessment data to positively impact on student outcomes
•    Has the passion to raise the level of achievement and outcomes for all our students
•    Be robust in meeting the challenges of a changing educational landscape and increasingly complex needs
•    Build strong relationships with all our stakeholders 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a forward thinking pro-active team committed to further improving outcomes for very vulnerable young people.

Candidates are expected to make an informal visit prior to submitting an application.  We have provisionally allocated two days: 

Wednesday, 13th March 2019 at 2.00pm or
Tuesday, 19th March 2019 at 10.00am

Please contact Vanessa Wilson on 0121 693 5371 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange an appointment.

Closing Date: Thursday, 21st March 2019 at 12.30pm

Please return your application form to:
V Wilson, Lindsworth School, Monyhull Hall Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham B30 3QA 
or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Shortlisting: Monday, 25th March 2019
Interviews: Monday, 8th April 2019



This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

These posts are covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for the roles.