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Head Teacher - Westgarth Primary School

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/12/2016 12:00
£58,677 - £67,963 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
Westgarth Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
2 Dec

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Westgarth Primary School
Redcar Road
TS11 6AE

Required for April 2017

Head Teacher
Group: L18 - L24
Salary: £58,677 - £67,963 per annum

“This is an outstanding school. There is a shared drive among staff to constantly improve, to evaluate the quality of teaching and its impact on learning, and find ways to get even better”. (OfSTED, 2014)

Westgarth Primary School is a fully inclusive primary school that believes in the potential of every pupil to succeed. It is a school that values everyone and nurtures the talents and skills of all pupils because we truly believe that every child matters. Pupils achieve exceptionally well academically, personally, and creatively because of the wide range of opportunities available, and because of excellent teaching. Pupils become confident learners who want to succeed.

The Governors wish to build upon the significant successes of the retiring Head Teacher and appoint an inspirational leader who will continue to develop the school effectively and to guide the school and its community through the challenges of the new educational landscape.

You will be able to demonstrate:

- A proven track record of high educational performance

- Successful leadership reflecting motivational and innovative approaches

- An ability to empower members of staff in making a real contribution to school improvement

- A commitment to high standards and a belief that every pupil can succeed

- An ability to provide wide ranging opportunities for pupils that inspires and motivates their learning

- A strong commitment to promoting a learning culture within the school that impacts on the whole community

- An ability to work collaboratively with Governors, Members of Staff, Parents and the Community for the benefit of all pupils

- Excellent inter-personal skills in bringing your vision into practice

We can offer:

- Teachers and Teaching Assistants who work exceptionally well together and are highly skilled and talented

- A united team that ensures through their dedicated approach, that pupils make outstanding progress

- Opportunities for all members of staff to demonstrate their skills and actively contribute to the development of the school in making a real difference to the life chances of our pupils

- A commitment to continuing professional development

- Highly motivated and happy pupils who are proud of their achievements and feel well prepared for the next stage of learning

- A well - informed and supportive Governing Body who reflect the enthusiasm and commitment of the school community

- A school that contributes effectively to the work of the Landmark Teaching Schools Alliance and is seen as a hub of expertise

Visits to the school are welcomed by prior arrangement with the school’s Head Teacher (Telephone 01642 485560)

Closing Date: Friday 2nd December 2016
Interview Date: Thursday 15th December 2016

Application forms and further details are available from and returnable to HR Transactional Redcar & Cleveland House, Kirkleatham Street, Redcar TS10 1RT
E-mail - HR.Transactional@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

Westgarth Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced DBS certificate will be sought along with other relevant employment checks.

As per its Pay Policy Statement published under section 38, Localism Act 2011, in the absence of any exceptional circumstances which render it necessary in the best interests of the authority to do so, the Council will generally not re-engage any individual whom has previously been employed by the Council and left that employment with the benefit of a severance, early retirement or redundancy payment.

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