Weston Secondary School, Southampton, Hampshire, SO19 9QP

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 January 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 December 2021

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



L25 to L31 plus £10k per year recruitment and retention bonus for the first 3 years

Headteacher job summary

Governors are seeking an experienced leader, with a passion for developing high quality inclusive teaching, to lead the school to ‘good’ and the community to excellence. The successful candidate will drive the development of the schools’ curriculum offer, ensuring that more pupils than ever before leave each stage of their educational journey well prepared for their next. Strategies will place the need of the most disadvantaged children and those with additional and complex needs firmly at the centre of developments. Our new Headteacher will inspire and bring out the best in staff, have resilience and drive, and have a proven track-record of delivering strong educational outcomes. The school has a committed family of staff, governors and parents/carers - we are exceptionally proud of our children and our community. You can be part of leading the next phase of our journey as we strive to fulfil our full potential. WE ARE SEEKING A PROFESSIONAL INDIVIDUAL WHO: • Is currently an experienced and successful leader, resilient and solution focused • Demonstrates strong leadership, management and organisational skills and has excellent interpersonal skills • Has a strong track-record of success in their current role in Secondary education • Has a proven track record in raising standards in teaching and learning resulting in measurable whole school improvement • Will effectively model leadership, ensuring staff have the skills they need to do their job well • Innovates to improve the quality of the curriculum offer to address social disadvantage and fully meet the needs of pupils with special education needs • Builds upon our good relationships within the schools, across partnerships and in the wider community • Will provide professional leadership and management of the school to promote a secure foundation from which high standards in all areas of the school’s work can be achieved
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About Weston Secondary School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
636 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Chamberlayne Academy, soon to be Weston Secondary School is committed to ensuring that our students get the very best opportunities through an education that provides academic success in traditional scholarly subjects, alongside helping young people to explore their interests and their strengths in other subject areas.

‘Expect More. Achieve More.’ - we all feel very passionate about the need to raise all of our expectations of what our young people can achieve. We are determined that young people will follow the path that is right for them, and this must be determined in a partnership between student, home and school.

Weston Secondary School is part of the Edwin Jones Partnership within the Hamwic Education Trust. The vision for the Edwin Jones Partnership is for schools, Head teachers and governing bodies to take a collective responsibility for education in their local community.

The schools work together across the Partnership improving standards and practice, developing the curriculum and identifying strengths.

We share a commitment to making a positive difference to our children and their families through a nurturing, caring ethos and raising aspirations within our community. We bring professional expertise and experience to secure the highest possible achievement for all. All aspects of our work will have a clear focus on improvement in the skills of our pupils, staff and community on sustaining measurable impact.

The aim of the Hamwic Education Trust is to continue to develop our united learning community through a network of leaders and practitioners committed to sharing successful practice. We think and work differently and use new opportunities to ensure all learners remain at the heart of education. We aim to develop passionate life-long learners who are able to make a positive contribution to society.

Arranging a visit to Weston Secondary School

We would be delighted to give you a tour of the school and answer any questions you may have. Please contact the school on 02380 447820 to arrange an appointment with Stuart Wilkinson, Headteacher.

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