Are you the Headteacher our pupils are looking for?
Due to the retirement of our highly respected Headteacher, we are seeking to appoint an ambitious and visionary leader, with the ability to further develop our friendly, inclusive and successful junior school. The governing body of this unique school wishes to appoint a Headteacher who has a commitment to inspire teaching and learning and a strong desire to see all children develop into independent, caring and confident achievers. We believe this is an excellent opportunity, to join an effectively managed and well-regarded school, building on its existing strengths to raise aspirations, attainment and our children’s life opportunities.
You will need to:
- Put our children at the heart of everything you do
- Have the drive and ambition, to maintain and further enhance, our vibrant school community
- Have the ability to motivate staff and pupils to deliver high standards of achievement and build upon their passion for learning
Westfield Junior School is situated in the busy market town of Hinckley in Leicestershire. Presently there are 385 pupils on role, including a 23 place unit, for pupils with moderate learning difficulties. Pupil numbers are predicted to increase over the coming years.
If you are a Headteacher or experienced Deputy Headteacher, who is ready to take on this exciting role, we look forward to seeing you soon.
Preferred Start Date 27/08/2019 or soon as possible thereafter.
You are warmly welcomed and are strongly encouraged to visit our school, so you can see us in action. We have two open visit sessions on Wednesday 27 March 2:10 - 3:10pm and Tuesday 2 April 9:30 - 10:30am. Other times can be made available. To attend a session please contact the school office.
Candidates shortlisted for interview will be asked to undertake a series of selection tasks and activities. More information on the format and any preparation needed will follow after shortlisting on Wednesday 8th May 2019.
The application form is available via the eTeach website or from the Recruitment Team, see details below.
How to apply
Please forward your completed application form, the names of two referees together with a covering letter of no more than 500 words, outlining your suitability for the role and demonstrating how you satisfy the qualifications and experience detailed within the person specification.
Please send applications to:
Recruitment team, Eastern Annexe, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicestershire, LE3 8SR.
Telephone: 0300 3030 222
Email: See Headteacher Information Pack for details.
Developing Independent, Confident, Caring Achievers
Westfield Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.