Inspire – Create – Achieve
Salary – L15 £59, 581 – L21* £68, 347
to uplift pending national consultation)
Are you an experienced senior leader who
is innovative and ambitious? Do you have proven leadership skills with a track
record for raising attainment and inspiring others towards excellence?
The board of
Governors at Westfield School is looking to appoint a new Headteacher from
January 2023 (or the earliest a candidate can start based on their period of
notice). This is an exciting opportunity for an existing Headteacher or an
experienced Deputy/Assistant Headteacher.
looking for a Headteacher who will:
- Demonstrate strategic oversight of all areas within the school and
a commitment to achieving best outcomes for all pupils
- Possesses excellent
interpersonal skills with an approachable style of
- Motivate, coach, challenge and nurture all staff
- Continue to foster good relationships with parents and the wider
can offer you:
- Happy, confident, caring, and hardworking children
- An inclusive curriculum based on strong foundations in maths and
- Staff who are dedicated, supportive and ambitious for their school
within a nurturing environment
- Strong links
between home and school with supportive and engaged
- A governing body who is committed to supporting the
School is a vibrant and happy maintained primary school situated in the growing
village of Westfield, 5 miles north of Hastings, with a grading of ‘good’
(Ofsted 2018 and SIP June 22) and above national in the recent end of Key Stage
Two results. The school is a one-form entry with 207 children on roll aged
4-11. Westfield School is well-equipped with a spacious adjoining school field
and use of the community hall. The school has well-trained support staff
alongside dedicated pastoral support.
Further information about this vacancy, including the Job Description
and Person Specification, are contained in the recruitment pack available from
the Leadership Recruitment Team. For a recruitment pack, please contact:
Visits to Westfield are
welcomed and encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office on
01424 751404 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the meantime, please visit
our website:https://westfield.e-sussex.sch.uk/ to find out more about us.
Complete application forms
should be sent to: Leadership.Recruitment@eastsussex.gov.uk
Closing date for
applications: 12 noon on 26/9/22
Interviews to be held:
11/10/22 and 12/10/22
Westfield School is committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect
all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our
recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful
candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with
other relevant employment checks.
This post is covered by the
Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to
ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under
2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly,
the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by
completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks
process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate
is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment
will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a
waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
Work Permits: we may be
able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the
requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we
cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the
Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this
commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced
DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure &
Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information
about what is required in this process please go towww.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have
the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of
children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child
Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at
Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome
applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual
orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.
that recruitment packs for this vacancy will only be provided directly to an
individual considering applying to our school for this opportunity. This school
does not enter into business with recruitment agencies or other commercial
organisations on behalf of their clients seeking employment.
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