Headteacher, Spondon, Derby

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West Park SchoolSpondon, Derby

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Contract term: Permanent

Harness strength – manage change

It will take an exceptional person to lead West Park School. Dynamism, drive, resilience, presence, and the ability to command respect are just some of the key characteristics that you will need.

West Park is an 11-16 mixed secondary school located in the Spondon area of Derby in the English county of Derbyshire. It is a highly regarded school of 1,300 pupils.

Our success is underpinned by our strong culture and ethos – 'A caring school where we put pupils and their achievement first'. With your leadership, we will continue to drive excellence in all areas of the school’s life, to maintain outstanding outcomes and regain ‘Outstanding’ status.

The successful candidate will set standards and be the figurehead for the school community. The governors wish to develop an appropriate and sustainable position in the emerging educational landscape, whilst maintaining the many achievements of West Park.

If you share our vision and are passionate about the opportunities that lay ahead for our school, then we would like to hear from you.

For an application form or to request a school visit, please contact Michael Watson on 0203 194 3473 or michael.watson@tesglobal.com

School visits: On request
Closing date: 20th November
Interviews: 29th, 30th November

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer. Any offer of employment will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, satisfactory references and medical check.

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More about West Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: West Road, Spondon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 7BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 662337

About West Park School

‘A caring school where we put pupils and their achievements first’.

At West Park pupils are:

• safe and treated with care, respect and dignity;
• happy and make worthwhile relationships with other children and ...