Deputy Leader of Science, Yeovil, Somerset

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Westfield AcademyYeovil, Somerset

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale plus TLR 2A
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

If you are a teacher who is enthusiastic and committed to delivering the highest standards of teaching and learning and wish to take the first steps in leadership then we are keen for you to apply for the post of Deputy Leader of Science at Westfield Academy.  You will work closely with our Head of Science and this post offers excellent opportunities for you to develop your leadership skills and further your career.


We are an 11-16 co-educational school, in Somerset, serving the town of Yeovil and the surrounding villages.  Westfield is an oversubscribed and successful school with a good reputation.  Student numbers are increasing and are set to continue to grow significantly over the next few years.


‘This school continues to be good’. (Ofsted, May 2018)


We can offer you:


  • A committed and supportive leadership team, teaching and support staff
  • A range of career development opportunities including induction and mentoring
  • A stable and caring school community with well behaved, motivated and delightful students
  • A school that is financially stable and well-managed
  • A pleasant, green site with outstanding facilities
  • An opportunity to live and work in fantastic part of the country.


We are looking for people with:

  • A passion for learning and teaching and an ambition to develop their own practice
  • The ability to inspire students to attain the highest possible outcomes


Westfield Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, including the barred list, as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2018).

For further details please follow the links below and visit our website, www.westfieldacademy.co.uk  or contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Lisa Jeffreys, tel: 01935 446851, email: lisa.jeffreys@westfieldacademy.co.uk 

The deadline for applications is Thursday 25 April 2019 at 10:00am

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 1 May 2019

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 5:00pm on Thursday 25 April 2019



More about Westfield Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stiby Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3EP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1935 423747
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