Director of KS3 Learning, Slough

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The Westgate SchoolSlough

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Start date: January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teacher pay scale fringe plus tlr 1a
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We have an exciting opportunity for an aspiring senior leader to transform the future of the curriculum at KS3 to equip students for the future.  We are an outstanding, forward thinking and innovative school which places students at the heart of all we do.  We believe that better never stops and have high aspirations for all. 

We consider this to be a pivotal role across the school which will ensure that we equip all our students with the skills and qualities to flourish in all aspects of school life and beyond.  Our Director of KS3 Learning will oversee significant changes and improvements to our work around the curriculum and development of Teaching and Learning at KS3. They will continue to lead, develop and refine the exciting new skills based Westgate 6 Curriculum for Year 7 and 8 to support transition and provide a foundation for students to thrive.   

The school places staff wellbeing at the top of its priorities including private health care through ‘Benenden’. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational leader who can build relationships with a range of colleagues, and apply your innovative techniques to support and challenge staff to provide the best possible curriculum. 

We will consider all subject specialisms.

This is an exciting time to join The Westgate School as our new buildings and expanding student numbers will bring new opportunities for us all. We are passionate about ensuring that our students are #equippedforlife, through our innovative curriculum and the wide range of experiences we provide for them. We are very proud to serve our local community and believe very strongly in our values.  

The Westgate School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undertake child protection screening, including an enhanced DBS and past employer checks. We are an equal opportunities employer. 

If you believe that The Westgate School is for you then please do visit our career site where you can learn more about us. You are welcome to contact us if you would like to arrange a visit. If you are interested in joining us then please complete the TES application form.

We reserve the right to hold interviews as suitable applications are received.  You will only be contacted if you are successful in the shortlisting process.

Previous applicants need not apply

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More about The Westgate School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cippenham Lane, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 5AH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1753 521320
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The Westgate School is a co-educational academy school based in Slough for students aged 11-18. It is a non-denominational school. 

Head Teacher

Michelle Cooper

Values and vision

The Westgate School at its core believes that by treating students...