Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    9 February 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 to L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a new headteacher who will enjoy the challenge of continuing Westwood First’s very successful journey with our experienced team of teachers.

We are looking for a highly effective leader, who is used to working in a collegiate style with experienced staff and who values the skills of each member. A leader with a growth mindset, who inspires staff and children alike, utilising an adaptive style to best meet the needs of the whole school community. We are proud of our school and are looking for someone who will uphold our excellent reputation and nurture our existing strong positive relationships with children, staff, parents and families to improve outcomes for all.

As our new Headteacher, you will demonstrate your commitment to excellence inside and outside the classroom. You will also have a proven track record of high expectations and outstanding achievement along with a passion for all children and their education.

What the school offers its staff

The school is part of The Talentum Learning Trust, a flourishing family of locality schools. As the new headteacher, you will enjoy strong support and care from an experienced and approachable local governing board as well as advice and help from an experienced central trust team. The role includes day to-day responsibility for the operation of the school, providing a great education for all and ensuring the wellbeing of our whole school community.

We offer an attractive salary and benefits package. The Talentum Learning Trust supports its family of schools with specialist central services, a range of professional development and career opportunities and a wide network of curriculum and other links.

Commitment to safeguarding

Westwood First School is fully committed to safer recruitment practice. Pre-employment checks will always be undertaken and requested before the appointment is confirmed. All prospective employees are subjected to enhanced DBS disclosure. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Applying for the job

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About Westwood First School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 9
Education phase
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School size
287 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 9
Phone number
01538 714990

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