Deputy Headteacher - Director of Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Bolton

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Westhoughton High SchoolBolton
Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L20 - L24
Contract term: Permanent

Deputy Headteacher

Director of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

L20 – L24 (Starting salary negotiable)

Full Time - Permanent

We are looking to appoint, with effect from 1st September 2019, a Deputy Headteacher – Director of Teaching, Learning and Assessment.  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 impactful whole school Teaching and Learning strategies

• 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

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 25th March 2019.

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 1st April 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. 




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Address: Bolton Road, Westhoughton, Bolton, Lancashire, BL5 3DN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 814 122