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Deputy Headteacher (All-through)

Deputy Headteacher (All-through)



Job Type

Permanent Position

Closing Date

Deputy Headteacher (all-through)

Permanent position

Leadership Pay Range 18-22

To start from: 1st September 2024

Employees of The Westgate School are “incredibly proud to work at this school” (Ofsted, 2023) and we invite you to be part of our success.

This exceptional and outstanding school is seeking to appoint a leader with proven experience in whole school leadership who is optimistic, self-disciplined and professionally generous in their approach. The successful candidate will be working alongside a team of highly skilled and professional colleagues from Year R through to Year 11 in Hampshire’s first, all-through school. A strong commitment to professional learning and engagement in developing educational practice is essential for this role.

The Deputy Headteacher will be responsible for the day-to-day operational needs of the school as well as working alongside the Headteacher in leading and shaping Hampshire’s first all-through school on the next stage of its journey. This presents a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their expertise in readiness for headship and in the context of a unique and highly successful community of learning.

Specific roles and responsibilities will be finalised on appointment but will include accountability for:

  • Strategic leadership and practice of Quality Inclusive Teaching all-through

  • Framework for Professional Learning (Performance Management and IPP)

  • Quality Assurance all-through

  • Professional Learning including ITT, ECT and New Colleague Induction

  • Specified areas of curriculum leadership.

The Westgate School has a strong tradition where pupils excel because of the exceptional partnership that exists between adults and young people: “pupils’ behaviour is exemplary” (Ofsted, 2023). The successful candidate will be committed to the vision of an all-through school and will have a good understanding of primary and secondary phase education.

Benefits of working at The Westgate School. We will provide you with:

  • The opportunity for professional development in one of Hampshire’s top schools for progress and attainment;

  • The opportunity to work in a vibrant, all-through school setting with excellent facilities;

  • The support of experienced and highly motivated colleagues across all Key Stages;

  • A friendly, welcoming school community;

  • Preferential nursery places in our on-site nursery at a reduced price;

  • Free on-site parking;

  • Free use of health and fitness facilities;

  • Preferential admission to The Westgate School for employees' children after 2 years of employment.

Applicants are warmly invited to visit the school prior to application. Please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs. K Wild, to make an appointment: .

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About The Westgate School

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The Westgate School is situated in an easily accessible area of Winchester, close to the railway station.

"The Westgate School is a happy and vibrant community, where pupils are encouraged to aim for excellence"
(Ofsted, September 2022)

Safeguarding statement: The Westgate School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


Pre-employment checks: All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks, which will include an online search in order to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 recommendations.


Equal opportunities: In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


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