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Welcombe Hills School

"Working together to do our best"

Senior Leadership Vacancies

Assistant Head


Start date – January 2022 or September 2021 if available


Salary Grade L12 – L16


Welcombe Hills school is for a broad spectrum special school for pupils aged 3 -19 years, who have a range of learning difficulties. We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled and motivated practitioner, with excellent teaching and management skills, to join our school Leadership team which currently comprises Head Teacher, Deputy Head Teacher and 1 Assistant Head Teacher. This position is a new Assistant Head Teacher role to take the Leadership team to a team of 4.


We are a two site school – the main school building is on Blue Cap Road, Stratford, CV37 6TQ. The sixth form Hub is on Drayton Ave, Stratford, CV37 9LD. The school hours are slightly different at each site, please see our school website for further details. This position will require time at both sites.


We are looking for somebody with a track record of outstanding teaching, even though it is not our intention for this role to have a teaching commitment. Candidates will ideally have had experience in a Special school and possess the ability to share their practice, work with a positive and optimistic outlook and drive forward improvements. 

The role allows the successful candidate to really make a difference to the lives of our children and young people in preparing them for their lives beyond Welcombe Hills School.  


We can offer you;

  • An amazing school to work in, with fantastic learners
  • A supportive and enthusiastic staff and governor team
  • A forward thinking, innovative and professionally challenging learning environment
  • Excellent staff training and CPD programmes
  • Opportunities for career advancement


Closing date for Applications is 9.00 am Monday 21st June 2021


Interviews will be held Tuesday 29th June 2021


Please submit applications to Mel Choak Head’s PA at