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  • Earliest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 November 2023

  • Closing date

    15 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

LS7 - LS11 £51,470 - £56,796

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • At least 3 years teaching experience of FS/KS1 aged children
  • Excellent classroom practitioner
  • Experience of leading staff development initiatives
  • Successful leadership and management experience in school
  • Experience of liaison with parents and the community
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop an effective team
  • Approachable and demonstrates care for members of the team
  • Good organisational abilities
  • Ability to work to agreed targets
  • The ability to lead parent/carer meetings and assemblies

What the school offers its staff

  • A happy, productive school filled with keen learners where everyone is valued
  • A caring, welcoming and supportive staff team
  • Supportive parents with strong family values
  • An opportunity to make a significant contribution to the future of our school
  • A commitment to your professional development
  • A commitment to learning beyond the classroom, we have an excellent reputation for music, art and sports

Commitment to safeguarding

West Leigh Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to
share this commitment.

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About West Leigh Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
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School size
359 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7
Phone number
01702 476610

We are a welcoming community infant school which has served families in West Leigh for over 100 years.   We are a safe, calm, caring, happy and purposeful school where high personal, social and academic standards are promoted. We want to make sure that every child will benefit from their time spent at West Leigh.

Every child is encouraged to meet the challenges of our complex society with understanding, empathy and confidence.

Many parents tell us our school is one of a kind. We are always striving to improve and raise standards.  We believe that In order to be effective, education needs to be a partnership between home and school.  We are aware that developing such relationships are the way forward – and children will flourish. We work together for the good of each child.

Arranging a visit to West Leigh Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@westleigh-inf.southend.sch.uk.

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