Grestone Academy






VACANCY: Assistant Head of School (SENDCo)

Grestone Academy

(Part of the Hamstead Hall Academy Trust)

      Grestone Avenue, Handsworth Wood, Birmingham B20 1ND

 Tel: 0121 675 6787            Fax: 0121 675 2470         Email:

 Assistant Head of School – SENDCo

 L7 – L11

 Required for January 2020

 Are you a fantastic classroom teacher and middle leader looking to progress into senior leadership? Then Grestone Academy is for you. Grestone Academy is a large primary academy in Handsworth Wood, Birmingham.  The Academy is outward looking and keen to embrace new ideas and engage with external partners to provide the best for our children.  This is an exciting time to be joining Grestone Academy in such a significant leadership role.  The successful candidate will help shape and influence the future success for this improving academy.


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic SENDCo with a proven track record in leading and teaching to join our relatively new senior leadership team. You will have a 50% teaching commitment per week and will have the opportunity to make a big impact on improving standards through your fresh ideas, motivational skills and relentless focus on improvement.


If you are interested in joining us on our journey to make Grestone Academy an inclusive centre of learning, we recommend that you visit the academy where you can meet the Head of School to gain a full understanding of the academy's context and plans for future success.


For further details contact Samantha Bailey, Senior Office Manager on 0121 675 6787 or email:


Closing Date for applications: Friday 4 October 2019, at 12 noon.