Head Teacher, Leeds

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Wetherby High SchoolLeeds

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The governing body at Wetherby High School is now looking to appoint an inspirational Leader to provide dynamic and strategic leadership to take the school to the next stage of its development. Our current Ofsted rating is good with outstanding features and the school requires a Head Teacher who will continue to support our upward journey towards excellence.

We are part of Leeds Learning Alliance with partner secondary and primary schools working in partnership with other inclusive organisations across the City. We are committed to continuing the work with our partners to raise levels of educational attainment and achievement.

We are looking for a Head Teacher who will:

  • Demonstrate strong and fair leadership skills.
  • Be passionate about a culture where everyone is valued and encouraged to succeed, using restorative principles which are at the heart of everything we and our partners do.
  • Be an inspirational leader with the energy and vision to continue raising standards across the whole curriculum.
  • Be inclusive, passionate and creative about teaching and learning and believe in the potential and wellbeing of all children and staff.
  • Pursue improved outcomes for children.
  • Continue the development of our rich Learning Curriculum.
  • Continue to develop and enhance our strong partnership with parents.


At Wetherby High School we can offer you:

  • A well-motivated, dedicated team with a supportive governing body who together help to create an inspirational working environment.
  • The support of an Executive Headteacher
  • Strong commitment to both academic standards and the individual growth of every child.
  • A proactive approach to supporting an inclusive approach to community cohesion as part of LLA.
  • A genuinely child centred and inclusive approach with staff who have a passion for outstanding teaching and learning.
  • The chance to work with wonderful, enthusiastic and responsive children who are eager to learn.


You will have the support of an experienced and knowledgeable Governing Body, committed to offering the best education possible for our pupils. .

If selected for interview, you will get the chance to meet our children and staff and experience our school community. 

An appointment can be made to visit school made by contacting school on 01037 522500 

Further information about our school can be located on our website;

Closing Date: 12.00 noon Friday 10th April 2020
Short listing:  20th April 2020
Assessment/Interview: 6th and 7th May 2020

To request an application pack please contact School or email wsagar@wetherbyhigh.co.uk

The above post is not a Leeds City Council vacancy and has been advertised on behalf of the relevant organisation. To apply please follow their application instructions.

More about Wetherby High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hallfield Lane, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 6JS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1937 522500

About Wetherby High School

Wetherby High School is a mixed, non-denominational foundation school and sixth form for students aged 16-18.  The school is located in the heart of Wetherby, in a semi-rural area of north Leeds.  The school is a ...