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Headteacher

  • Organisation
  • Westfield School
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Westfield School, Main Road, Westfield, East Sussex
  • Salary
  • £66,628 to £76,430
  • Closing date
  • 01/03/2024
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • Part time
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/179309/39144
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/179309/39144
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Westfield School, Main Road, Westfield, East Sussex
  • Salary
  • £66,628 to £76,430
  • Closing date
  • 01/03/2024
  • Organisation
  • Westfield School
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • Part time
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership

Hours of work: Part time teachers' hours
Working pattern: 26 hours per week

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 01 March 2024
Shortlisting date: 04 March 2024
Interview dates: 13 March 2024
Start Date: 01 September 2024

Westfield School, Main Road, Westfield, East Sussex, TN35 4QE

Phone: 01424 751404
Email: office@westfield.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.westfield.e-sussex.sch.uk
 
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

To apply for this position and request an application pack, please email: Leadership.Recruitment@eastsussex.gov.uk

Inspire – Create – Achieve
  
Are you an experienced senior leader who is innovative and ambitious? Do you have proven leadership skills with a track record for raising attainment and inspiring others towards excellence?  

The board of Governors at Westfield School is looking to appoint a new Headteacher for September 2024. This is an exciting opportunity for an existing Headteacher or an experienced Deputy/Assistant Headteacher. Please note, this post will be worked over 4 days per week (0.8 FTE).

We are looking for a Headteacher who will: 

  • Demonstrate strategic oversight of all areas within the school and a commitment to achieving best outcomes for all pupils.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills with an approachable style of leadership. 
  • Motivate, coach, challenge and nurture all staff.  
  • Continue to foster good relationships with parents and the wider community. 

 
Westfield can offer you: 

  • Happy, confident, caring, and hardworking children. 
  • An inclusive curriculum based on strong foundations in maths and English. 
  • Staff who are dedicated, supportive and ambitious for their school within a nurturing environment. 
  • Strong links between home and school with supportive and engaged parents. 
  • A governing body who is committed to supporting the school’s vision.
  • Support as part of a strong Alliance of schools.  

 
Westfield School is a vibrant and happy maintained primary school situated in the growing village of Westfield, 5 miles north of Hastings, with a grading of ‘good’ (Ofsted September 2023) with end of Key Stage Two results (2023) in line with local authority and good progress scores. The school is a one-form entry with 194 children on roll aged 4-11. Westfield School is well equipped with a spacious adjoining school field and use of the community hall. The school has well-trained support staff alongside dedicated pastoral support.  

Visits to Westfield are welcomed and encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01424 751404 or office@westfield.e-sussex.sch.uk.  
In the meantime, please visit our website: westfield.e-sussex.sch.uk to find out more about us. 

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

Westfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.  

Additional Information

 

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

 
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.