We will follow government guidance as it is released and may be able to offer a visit to school, once the relevant risk assessments are updated ahead of re-opening in September. Rest assured there are many ways to find out about our work. A starting point could be to explore our website. In addition, there is lots of information about what we do on our busy Twitter feed. If you would like to have an informal discussion with myself please contact chair@westfieldprimary.cumbria.sch.uk.

HEAD OF SCHOOL - FIXED TERM

Required February 2021 or sooner if possible ending 31st August 2022.

The Governing Body of Westfield Nursery and Primary School is seeking to recruit an inspirational, ambitious and passionate Head of School to work with the Executive Headteacher to lead the school forward, maintain stability, raise educational outcomes and drive improvement. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior leader to make a real difference. You will need to be resilient, creative and show us that you know how to develop a school to be the absolute best for its pupils, families, staff and local community.

 

We offer a broad, inclusive curriculum which expands horizons and raises aspirations in order to ensure each individual pupil reaches their full, all-round potential. As a school we strive to provide a welcoming and caring environment which reflects our school ethos of ‘Smile and Succeed.’ The school has a committed Governing Body who will work with senior leadership team to take the school forward.

 

The successful candidate will be:

  • pro-active with a strong vision for the future of our school to continue building on our schools success
  • a team player, able to build strong relationships with the whole school community;
  • an approachable and collaborative leader, who leads by example with excellent classroom practice;
  • able to show empathy, is nurturing and family focused.
  • We can offer you:
    • enthusiastic, motivated learners;
    • a dedicated and committed staff team;
    • a supportive, open and honest governing body;
    • a family friendly environment

 

If you have the confidence, experience and passion to make a difference for our children and their families we would be delighted to hear from you in order to discuss this role further.

 

The Governors are committed to safeguarding and welfare of all pupils and staff. Any offer of employment for this post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

An Application Pack and further details are available direct from clerk@westfieldprimary.cumbria.sch.uk or on the school website and should be returned to the same email address.

 

We will follow government guidance as it is released and may be able to offer a visit to school. Rest assured there are many ways to find out about our work. A starting point could be to explore our website. In addition, there is lots of information about what we do on our busy Twitter feed. If you would like to have an informal discussion with the Chair please contact clerk@westfieldprimary.cumbria.sch.uk.

 

Closing date is Friday 27th November 2020 at midday.

Shortlisting Monday 30th November 2020. 

Interview Monday 7th December 2020

HOW TO APPLY

Job Advert

Job Description

Person Specification

Letter to Applicants

Context of the School

Application Form


Completed application forms should be returned for the attention of Mrs Bold, Clerk to Governors, via email clerk@westfieldprimary.cumbria.sch.uk. You may apply in writing, in black ink, by addressing your application to: Mrs Bold, Clerk to Governors, Westfield Nursery and Primary School, Nilsson Drive, Workington, CA14 5BD