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Job details
Employer Westleigh High School
Location Wigan
Salary MPS + TLR 1B
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Head of Design and Technology

Salary:                          MPS +TLR 1B

Contract type:                Permanent

Start date:                     January 2018 

Application deadline: Wednesday 18 October 2017 (by 12 noon)

Interview Date: Friday 20 October 2017

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, motivational and ambitious Head of Design and Technology with a strong proven track record of driving subject improvement. This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspirational and creative leader to play a crucial role in moving the school towards outstanding.

The successful candidate will need to have the ability and aspirations to rapidly improve the progress of our students. In addition the ability to think creatively, be proactive and bring with you a laser sharp focus on standards are all essential requirements. We are looking for exceptional candidates who have an ambition to make a difference. You will be joining the school at an exciting time in its growth and evolution and will have the opportunity to shape the way we move forward. If you feel you have the skills and drive to make a difference, we want to hear from you.

Westleigh High School is a highly successful, co-educational 11-16 comprehensive school. It has an excellent reputation for achievement and is at the heart of community developments. 

“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.”

“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.’

“The Headteacher is relentless in his drive to ensure that only the best standards of behaviour are acceptable in the school.” Ofsted – December 2016

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 the Headteacher: Mr Carlton Bramwell, Westleigh High School, Westleigh Lane, Leigh, WN7 5NL. 

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Locations and contacts

Westleigh Lane
United Kingdom
+44 1942 202705