Ethical leadership, respect for individual development and personal well-being are central in
our learning community. We value each member, celebrating achievement and progress
across subjects and skills. Our student council, staff well-being group and parent forums
impact on this ethos. Our parent group, Friends of Westways, puts on a variety of events
which provide extra resources and help us to build and reinforce our strong sense of
Over the last few years, we have embedded new practices and routines while recruiting staff
to senior positions. This led to our ‘Good’ rating by Ofsted in December 2018. Our staff are
nurturing and enthusiastic and have ambitious aspirations for all our children.
To continue this movement forward, the governors seek to appoint a progressive, caring and
collaborative Headteacher who will celebrate and promote the diversity of the school and its
community. The successful candidate will support and work with both governors and the
leadership team to further develop the school’s strategic direction, bringing new ideas to the
way we work while also inspiring and supporting our children and staff to continue to become
the best they can be. Candidates will have experience of managing staff and of successfully
implementing whole school improvement. Governors are committed to supporting our new
Headteacher’s professional development.
Applying for the job
Completed application forms and any queries about the recruitment process should be
addressed to Scott Glover at email@example.com or by phoning 07766 773682.
Westways Primary is a large and vibrant community school, located close to the University
of Sheffield, the city centre and the stunning countryside of the Peak District National Park.
We are looking to recruit an innovative and outward-facing leader with the skills and vision to
achieve excellent outcomes in a shifting education landscape.
The school is proud to serve a diverse community. Twenty-seven languages are spoken at
our school. Our children are independent learners who work hard and respect one another
and the environment.
Arranging a visit to Westways Primary School
Visits to the school are warmly encouraged, and can be arranged by contacting Vicky
Phillips, Business Manager, on 0114 266 2471.