11 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L19 - L26

What skills and experience we're looking for

Please see Job Description & Person Specification

What the school offers its staff

  • A great opportunity to lead a dynamic, diverse and large primary school.
  • Pupils with positive attitudes to learning, who are hardworking, caring and proud to attend their school.
  • The support of a dedicated and caring Governing Board who are committed to delivering the very best for pupils.
  • Talented and dedicated staff who are passionate about pupils' progress, development and well-being.
  • A supportive and thriving PTFA (Friends of Westgate) which engages the local community.
  • A well-planned and maintained building with extensive grounds.
  • The chance to make a difference to children and the local area.

Further details about the role

Headteacher

Salary L19 to L26

Start date: 1st September 2024

NOR: 550

Contract: Permanent Full-Time

The Governing Board, staff and children are seeking to appoint an inspirational and outstanding leader with the vision and energy to build on our strengths and to further develop our school.

We are looking for a leader who will:

  • Build, create and communicate a clear vision for our school.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the highest standards of teaching and learning and show great enthusiasm for embedding these in every stage of a child's journey throughout our school.
  • Be an advocate for maintaining excellent relationships with governors, parents, pupils, staff and the wider community to ensure the best possible outcomes for our children.
  • Continue to develop and refine our curriculum.
  • Show a caring and inclusive attitude towards each individual child.

What we will offer you:

  • A great opportunity to lead a dynamic, diverse and large primary school.
  • Pupils with positive attitudes to learning, who are hardworking, caring and proud to attend their school.
  • The support of a dedicated and caring Governing Board who are committed to delivering the very best for pupils.
  • Talented and dedicated staff who are passionate about pupils' progress, development and well-being.
  • A supportive and thriving PTFA (Friends of Westgate) which engages the local community.
  • A well-planned and maintained building with extensive grounds.
  • The chance to make a difference to children and the local area.

We welcome you to visit our amazing school, tours are available on Monday 26th February, Monday 4th or Friday 8th March please ring the school office on 01524 832747 to book your place.

Applications & covering letters to be emailed to bursar@westgatesch.com, CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 15th March NOON

Shortlisting: 25th March

Interview Dates: 18th April (school) and 19th April (formal)


Commitment to safeguarding

The safety and well-being of our children in our care is paramount. Our approach to safeguarding and child protection is child-centred and we recognise the importance of listening to the voice of the child.

Westgate's practice is governed by the statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 and Working Together to Safeguarding Children 2022.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to bursar@westgatesch.com

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About Morecambe and Heysham Westgate Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
573 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01524 832747

Maintained primary school

Arranging a visit to Morecambe and Heysham Westgate Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@westgatesch.com.

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