Current Vacancies

Wolverhampton Grammar School is the top Independent School in Wolverhampton employing almost 200 teachers, professional and technical staff.

Award winning and judged “Excellent” by the Independent Schools Inspectorate, we are the leading independent school in the City and enjoy an outstanding reputation. We put the wellbeing of our staff and students at the heart of everything we do.

 

We are a thriving, multicultural community that exists to provide an outstanding education that’s as individual as every child that attends our school. All our staff help us fulfil this mission and our students go on to achieve great things.

There are many benefits to working at Wolverhampton Grammar School and all members of our school community are welcomed into our inclusive environment. All current vacancies are listed below. If you would like to join our school community or would like more information about how to apply for any of the vacancies listed below please contact: Marsha Martin tel: 01902 421326 or by email: mmm@wgs-sch.net

You can also view and download information about the many benefits to working at our school below.

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Information for Candidates

Please note we will only consider applications completed on the Wolverhampton Grammar School application form and returned by email to mmm@wgs-sch.net or to the following address by the specified closing date:

Wolverhampton Grammar School, Compton Road, Wolverhampton WV3 9RB.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosures and Barring Service (DBS). Applicants are expected to have read school policies on Equal Opportunities; Recruitment Selection & Disclosure Policy; Safeguarding Policy, Staff Code of Conduct, Privacy Notice for Staff, Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Registered Charity Number: 1125268.

Wolverhampton Grammar Junior School staff
  • Finance Director

    Wolverhampton Grammar School is one of the UK’s oldest independent Schools, delivering education that transforms lives as well as minds. Comprising both a Senior and Junior School, the School is a national award-winning institution, winning the Times Education Supplement Senior Leadership Team of the Year award 2018 and being judged Best Independent School in the Midlands. The School is recognised for its outstanding staff delivering the very best that the independent sector has to offer.

    In conjunction with unlocking a love of knowledge, achieving excellence and the use of technology, caring for all and having fun remain a key focus of school life at Wolverhampton Grammar School.

    The School sits on a 25-acre campus, is located to the west of Wolverhampton city centre and comprises impressive architecture with excellent sporting facilities. The School has a number of strategic projects currently under consideration, including the provision of infant education and the potential to partner with an International School.



    Overview of the role

    The Finance Director reports to the Head and is a key part of the Senior Leadership Team, who will be responsible for the effective day to day management of all business and commercial aspects of the School.

    The newly appointed Finance Director will take the commercial lead on strategic projects, understand the associated risks and opportunities and will address external economic and political factors affecting the future success of the School.

    Key responsibilities will include financial planning and management, human resources, risk management and compliance. The role also ensures the effective management of the estate and all health and safety matters. Furthermore, the Finance Director will provide support to Directors and Trustees in the role of Company Secretary and Clerk to the Trustees. Direct reports will include the Finance Manager, Network Manager, Estate Manager, Catering Manager and PA.

    This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral role in developing the Schools’ vision and for enhancing its operational and physical infrastructure.

    About you

    The successful candidate will be a qualified finance professional with strong leadership and people skills and an outstanding track record of providing “best in class” operational and financial delivery in either the commercial sector or education. The ability to inspire and drive change, with a high level of personal credibility and demonstrable experience in implementing a strategic vision will be key to success in this role.

    How to apply

    For further information please contact Liz Gilliver email: lizgilliver@grgexecsearch.com at our appointed advisors for a confidential discussion regarding the role and process. All third-party CVs will be forwarded to GRG Exec Search for consideration.

  • Deputy Head, Junior School

    Due to the retirement of the incumbent, Wolverhampton Grammar School is seeking an outstanding Deputy Head of the Junior School with a passion for teaching, the ability to inspire Year 3 to Year 6 students, and the expertise to contribute to the curricular and extra-curricular life of an ambitious and forward-thinking school.

    The successful candidate will be an exceptional practitioner, passionate about providing outstanding pastoral care, dedicated to safeguarding, and will hold a proven track record of delivering excellence for pupils and staff alike. They will join a community who excel in delivering a personalised, individual learning experience, and are committed to continuous professional development.



    The deadline for receipt of applications is midday (BST) on Tuesday, 14 April 2020.

    In order to apply, candidates are invited to submit an application consisting of a CV, ideally accompanied by a brief covering letter addressing the criteria in the Person Specification. To upload these, please visit our Recruitment Agents website or for an informal conversation about this role, please contact Kerry Wallace at Society on kerry.wallace@society-search.com or +44 (0)203 653 0482.