Head of Humanities, 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: MPS1 - UPS3 (£22,917 - £38,633) + TLR 2C (£6,217 - £6,515)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Humanities

Salary:                 MPS1 – UPS3 (£22,917 - £38,633) +TLR 2C (£6,217 - £6,515)

Contract type:      Permanent

Start date:            September 2018 (or earlier) 

Application deadline: Friday 2 March 2018

Interview Date:    w/c 5 March 2018

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

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and ambitious Head of Humanities with a strong proven track record of raising standards in Humanities to secure high outcomes. This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspirational and innovative leader to play an integral role in moving the school towards outstanding.

The successful candidate will need to 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:

- A Headteacher who is committed to growth

- A school with 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

- The opportunity to undertake a shadow leadership role for a candidate who aspires to  leadership 


Visits to the school are actively encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Mrs P Lennon, PA to the Headteacher, at enquiries@admin.westleigh.wigan.sch.uk or by telephoning 01942 202580.

Further details and application forms are available from the school website www.westleighhigh.co.uk 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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Address: Westleigh Lane, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 5NL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 202580