Deputy Headteacher, Director of Student Wellbeing and Engagement
L20 – L24 (Starting salary negotiable)
Full Time - Permanent
We are looking to appoint, with effect from 1st September 2019, a Deputy Headteacher, Director of Student Wellbeing and Engagement. This is an important role and one which is crucial to the strategic leadership of the school.
Our school is a great place to work. We have high expectations of our staff but they are strongly supported; we place a large emphasis on CPD and also staff wellbeing. Our learning environment has been transformed over recent years and we are about to undertake a significant building and improvements programme to reflect an increase in student population to 1350 by 2023.
We expect to appoint someone who has:
• Effective leadership experience in a senior role
• The ability to raise student achievement for all through increased wellbeing and engagement
• A firm commitment to supporting and developing every child
• Someone who is motivated, supportive and can invest in our shared, whole school values and future aspirations
• A leadership commitment to team work with excellent interpersonal skills
• A firm commitment to the KCSIE ethos and expectations
In return we offer:
• A school with a clear ambition to serve our community
• A team that has a clear sense of purpose, corporate vision and a clear desire to move the school forward
• A committed, supportive and enthusiastic staff
• A commitment to professional development opportunities for all staff
• Enthusiastic and supportive students who expect and deserve the best from us all
Application forms and further details are available from the school website www.westhoughton-high.org
Completed applications should be returned to the school office by 12:00 noon on Monday 18th March 2019.
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 25th March 2019.
The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and it expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.