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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    8 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until August 2023

Pay scale

M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Contract: Post 1 is to cover maternity leave and is anticipated to be until August 2023

Post 2 is to cover the Acting Deputy Headteacher’s teaching commitment and is anticipated to be until August 2023

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the continuing development of our Academy and join our dedicated and enthusiastic team. We wish to appoint outstanding practitioners who ignite learning and continuously strive for the highest expectations. We are looking for someone who has the ability to use their own drive and initiative to ensure success with high quality outcomes, and work in collaboration with a very effective team.

We are seeking professional colleagues who:

  • is an outstanding, committed and hard-working practitioner;
  • is empathetic, considerate and forward thinking;
  • has the ability to form strong, positive relationships with children, staff and parents;
  • demonstrates inspiration and a passion to ensure every child succeeds, and all talents are nurtured;

The successful candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • high expectations, in terms of behaviour and standards - of themselves and the children in their care;
  • demonstrate ambition and an attitude to succeed;
  • up to date subject knowledge and good classroom practice
  • effective teaching and learning to ensure high quality of teaching and standards of pupils’ achievement,
  • an understanding of how to safeguard the welfare of children and young people within the school,

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • a firm commitment to continued professional development;
  • children who thrive on exciting learning opportunities;
  • a friendly, supportive and passionate staff team;
  • a strong team ethos

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.
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About Westgate Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
437 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number

Westgate Academy is situated in the heart of historic Lincoln with just over 400 pupils aged 7-11. We believe in inspiring, nurturing and supporting each child to achieve key skills for life, and we aspire for them to achieve excellence, show respect, show positivity, demonstrate self-belief and show teamwork. Happy, confident and enthusiastic pupils, a committed and passionate team of staff, and a supportive body of parents, have helped to create a school which continues to be judged by OFSTED (November 2021) as ‘Good’.

Arranging a visit to Westgate Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@westgate.lincs.sch.uk.

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