Shrewsbury, Shropshire
£35,444 - £38,237
07 Mar 2018
26 Mar 2018
Contract Type


Woodlands Centre Tilley Green, Wem, Shrewsbury, SY4 5PJ

Grade PO 8 SCP 40-43, £35,444 - £38,237, Full time, Permanent

Required 1st June 2018

The Governors of Woodlands School are seeking to appoint an experienced, conscientious, effective and highly motivated individual who will be proactive in moving the school forward in terms of business management. The current post holder is due to retire at the end of May.

The person appointed will have high expectations, determination and ambition and strive to assist the school leadership on its journey towards becoming an outstanding school. The school may also move towards academy status and a working knowledge of this process would be an advantage. Woodlands Centre includes a 11 - 16 specialist SEMH provision; two Acorns provisions which are Key Stage 2, one being located in Oswestry and the other in Bishops Castle; and a fully traded Outreach Advisory Support Service.

The successful candidate will be able to:-

• demonstrate excellent financial management skills • demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills • have experience of Human Resources management including the recruitment of staff • manage sickness absence, contracts etc. • show a commitment to change and improvement • work at both strategic and operational level • develop excellent relationships with pupils, parents and Governors • provide support to the Head teacher, SLT and Governors • attend meetings / committee meetings • lead and manage aspects of school Health & Safety and safeguarding procedures • lead and manage Premises, Technicians & Admin staff.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please contact Robin Wilson (Head of Centre) 07964257657 for any information required about this post. For further details and an application pack please email or visit our website: Click Apply

Closing Date: 26th March, 12:00 Noon

Interview Date: Week beginning 16th April 2018

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