Hednesford Valley High

Hednesford Vallery High School

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To apply for any of the positions listed on this page please click on the relevant application form link below and email your completed application form to l.fox@hvh.staffs.sch.uk.  All relevant documents specific to each individual role are available in the application pack at the bottom of each vacancy listed below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Louise Fox on 01543 423714.

Application Form - Support Staff

Application Form - Teacher


 Headteacher - Hednesford Valley High School

Salary: Leadership 24-30: £74,295 - £86,061 per annum

NOR: 183 - Age Range 11-19

Start date: 1 September 2022


An inspirational and outward thinking Headteacher is sought to lead this generic Special High School.  We are offering the right candidate the opportunity to build on our strengths and further improve our school to ensure our students develop the skills to be the best they can be.


Your strong leadership and management skills will be complemented by your approach to collaborative working to support learners and families social, emotional mental health and medical needs.


You will have:

  • Recent successful leadership experience in a secondary or special school with substantial experience in a SEND environment;
  • Proven track record of planning and implementing school improvement through staff development;
  • Outstanding teaching practice with the ability to raise and maintain high standards;
  • Have a positive attitude to challenge and change with the ability to successfully lead and manage others;
  • High standard of personal morals, values and ethics ensuring equity, respect and dignity is observed across the school;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to manage staff in the most effective way and work with a range of external professionals.

We have a culture that has a clear vision to ensure our students develop the skills, knowledge, emotional stability and understanding required to become as independent as possible, so they can successfully access the adult world when they leave school.   We are looking to appoint an outstanding professional who shares our vision and who will work hard to provide the right opportunities in a safe and calm environment for all students and staff.


Please refer to the recruitment pack before completing your application form.


Tours of the school are available on: 18th & 19th January 2022 – please contact school to arrange.

Closing Date: 10:00 am on 24th January 2022

Selection activities and interviews: Tuesday 8th & Wednesday 9th February 2022


Your application should be emailed for the attention of Mrs Carol Felton, Chair of Governors via l.fox@hvh.staffs.sch.uk


For further enquiries, please contact the school on 01543 423714


Application Pack






Hednesford Valley High is a good generic secondary special school with a split site provision.  Students in Year 7-11 are based at the Hednesford Valley High, Stanley Road Site, and students in Years 12-14 are based in E block at Cannock Chase High.  The school caters for a wide range of students, many with more than one area of SEN.  All staff are totally committed to providing excellent teaching and learning to empower students to become independent citizens of the world.

"This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment".

All the positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

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Please note to work at Hednesford Valley High School you need to have a clear DBS Certificate.  Volunteers are responsible for obtaining their own DBS at a cost of £44.00.