The 4 Day Week Campaign believes it would “dramatically
improve the lives of teachers”. We are always looking for new ways to improve
everyone’s work/life balance at The Westleigh School and we are excited to have
been asked to be part of a trial of the 4-Day teaching week for staff whilst
continuing to receive full-time pay, from September 2023.
We are looking for an engaging Teacher of MFL to join our
supportive team who can promoting languages both as a practical skill and as an
academic discipline. This position would also be suitable for an outstanding
NQT wishing to begin their career as part of a supportive, collaborative and forward-thinking
Our ethos is ‘Aspiring and Achieving Together’ and
the school vision is;
- Create a culture of respect where all members
feel valued and included, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in
- Provide students with outstanding pastoral
support, guidance, and resources necessary to thrive academically, creatively,
- Deliver a rigorous and empowering curriculum
with employability skills at the core, in order to prepare students for
navigating an ever-changing world.
The Westleigh School enjoys a successful partnership with
the Shaw Education Trust, which is a growing multi academy trust led by an
Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement
experience. Working with the Shaw Education Trust also allows colleagues to
access a large range of well-established training opportunities and work alongside
like-minded professionals across a range of schools.
SHAW EDUCATION TRUST was established in 2014 and is
sponsored by Shaw Trust and is a growing group of dynamically awesome academies
providing education to children of all ages and abilities. Staff across our
team of schools are dedicated to ensuring that every child has the opportunity
to be successful, whatever their starting point in life. Unlike other MATs, we
don’t enforce a curriculum for all our schools to follow. Instead, we support
each individual school to offer a programme that enables our students to deepen
their knowledge, develop their skills, sparks their imagination and fires their
To achieve this, we pledge an unswerving commitment to
improve, accelerate and enable ambitious life goals amongst all our students,
and provide our schools with the support they need to deliver the highest
possible quality of education. Every action we take as a Trust is guided by our
core values, with the best interest of our students and staff members at the
heart of everything we do.
Colleagues within the Trust
to a full range of courses both in-house and professionally accredited. These
courses include all of the National Professional Qualifications – NPQH, NPQSL,
quality subject and thematic networks across the Trust and the region.
leadership and subject-specific support.
from former HMIs and serving Ofsted Inspectors within the Trust.
to the Trust’s Teaching School, Research School, Institute of Education and
to work with different schools within the Trust as a Professional Advocate.
in peer reviews.
to a suite of online courses.
projects within our family of schools.
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