Headteacher, Spondon, Derby

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West Park SchoolSpondon, Derby

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

It will take an exceptional person to lead West Park School. Dynamism, drive, resilience, presence, and the ability to command respect are just some of the key characteristics that you will need.

West Park is an 11-16 mixed secondary school located in the Spondon area of Derby in the English county of Derbyshire. It is a highly regarded school of 1300 pupils.

Our success is underpinned by our strong culture and ethos – ‘A caring school where we put pupils and their achievement first’. With your leadership, we will continue to drive excellence in all areas of the school’s life.

If you share our vision and are passionate about the opportunities that lay ahead for our school, then we would like to hear from you.


Closing date: 9am Monday 26th February 2018

Interviews: 12th, 13th March 2018

Salary: Starting within range L30 to L37 according to experience, with opportunity for progression beyond L37 through Performance Management


For an informal conversation, to arrange a school visit or to request an application for this role, please call the school on 01332 662337 and ask for Mr Mousley.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer. Any offer of employment will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, satisfactory references and medical check.

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More about West Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: West Road, Spondon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 7BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 662337

About West Park School

‘A caring school where we put pupils and their achievements first’.

At West Park pupils are:

• safe and treated with care, respect and dignity;
• happy and make worthwhile relationships with other children and ...