West Heath Nursery School



Head Teacher of Rubery & West Heath Nursery Schools


Rubery Nursery School and West Heath Nursery School are federated local authority schools situated within South Birmingham.

Children are at the centre of all we do here, and it is our goal to provide the most appropriate opportunities for each of them. This means that creativity flows freely and we can offer many different styles of teaching and learning, in order to provide a broad and balanced curriculum.

We believe in establishing excellent partnerships and work closely with parents and the local community to achieve what is best for all of our families.

Rubery and West Heath are both Ofsted rated ‘Good’ schools. We provide pupils with the opportunity to learn and achieve in every aspect of school life within a caring, happy, and safe environment.

The governing board is seeking to appoint a new Headteacher who will have the ability to consolidate and build upon our current successes and continue to improve each school further on our journey towards becoming outstanding.

We offer a highly skilled, motivated and experienced staff and governing board, and a wonderful learning environment. The successful candidate will have no limitations on their scope of thought or ideas other than to ensure that the school continues to thrive and flourish.


The governing board are seeking to appoint an aspirational and inspirational Headteacher who will:

·         Continue to improve our quality of educational provision

·         Consolidate and continue to develop our community links and collaborative networks

·         Provide inspirational leadership, ensuring delivery of educational excellence through the highest possible standards of teaching and learning

·         Build upon our reputation as a caring, nurturing and inclusive nursery school, with a particular focus on staff and pupil wellbeing

·         Maintain high aspirations for children, ensuring they are equipped with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to face the challenges of the ever-changing world


Candidates are strongly encouraged to visit both schools in order to view the exciting opportunities we have to offer.

School tours can be booked by contacting:



The governing board is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant safer recruitment checks. We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

Online searches may be done as part of due diligence checks.


Start date: September 2024

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Salary: L15 – L21

Closing date: Noon – Monday 6th November 2023

Shortlisting: Wednesday 8th November 2023

Interview dates: Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th November 2023

Email address for applications: HTrecruitment@ruberyn.bham.sch.uk


Please click on the link to download the Application Form, Job Description, Job Specification.

All relevant Policies can be downloaded from our Policies page.


Website links:

Rubery Nursery School