Assistant Headteacher, Wigan, Greater Manchester

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Westleigh High SchoolWigan, Greater Manchester

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Start date: September 2018 (or earlier)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12 - L16 (£51,639 - £57,077)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Headteacher

Salary:   L12 – L16 (£51,639 - £57,077)

Contract type:   Permanent

Start date:         September 2018 (or earlier) 

Application deadline: Monday 30 April 2018, 12.00 noon

Interview Date: Friday 4 May 2018

Become part of our school during this exciting time of growth!

“The new leadership team’s plans to improve the school are clearly thought out, sharp and robust. Leaders demonstrate clear capacity to take the school forward.”   Ofsted Dec 2016

“There are strong relationships between pupils and staff. Most pupils want to do well for themselves and their teachers. A renewed approach to teaching, learning and assessment provides a strong foundation for pupils to ‘Aspire and Achieve Together”.  Ofsted Dec 2016

We are seeking to appoint a skilled, dynamic and forward-thinking, Assistant Headteacher to join our committed and talented Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will be well qualified with the vision and the skills to raise the quality of Teaching & Learning.

The successful candidate will have the vision and leadership capacity to rapidly improve the progress of our students, whilst demonstrating the ability to think innovatively, be forward thinking and bring a laser sharp focus on standards. 

In return, we offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of a newly formed, forward thinking senior leadership team that is absolutely committed to school improvement. 
  • A school with improving T&L at the heart of all we do
  • Staff who are united in their aspiration to move the school forward
  • A commitment to professional development opportunities for all staff

Visits to the school are actively encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Mrs P Lennon, PA to the Headteacher, at or by telephoning 01942 202580.

Further details and application forms are available from the school website or by contacting the school. Completed applications are returnable to Mr Carlton Bramwell (Headteacher), Westleigh High School, Westleigh Lane, Leigh WN7 5NL ( 

The employer is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its staff to share this commitment.

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More about Westleigh High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Westleigh Lane, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 5NL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 202580
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