With over 130 years of educating girls, WGHS Junior School has an enviable sense of community, a broad range of facilities and an excellent reputation for academic, sporting and cocurricular success. The school very much values the traditions of the past whilst embracing the future. Located near to Wakefield City Centre, the school has an extensive pupil catchment from across South and West Yorkshire.
The school is seeking to appoint a Deputy Head from September 2013 or earlier, to join this vibrant and flourishing school. The Deputy Head will be responsible for leading a team of subject co-ordinators and teaching staff to oversee the quality of Curriculum provision across the school, organising and co-ordinating INSET, collating, analysing and tracking pupil progress from Nursery to Year 6 as well as identifying and tracking Gifted and Talented Pupils.
Candidates should be well qualified with QTS and a minimum of six years' experience teaching across KS1 and KS2. As a teacher, you should display outstanding classroom practice with high expectations to continually raise standards. We are looking for an individual who has influenced the quality of teaching and learning in a current or recent post and can demonstrate proven successful leadership and management experience.
The salary range for the post is £44,870 to £54,210 p.a. The post is full time, permanent and the Teachers' Pension Scheme is also applicable.
Our current ISI Inspection report from January 2012 can be viewed at www.wgsf.org.uk/wghs-junior/article/about/inspection-report-
Further details and an application form can be obtained from our website or The Headmistress, WGHS Junior School, 2 St. John's Square, Wakefield WF1 2QX.
t: 01924 374577
Closing date for applications: 12 noon, 23rd November 2012.
The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced CRB disclosure form.
Wakefield Girls' High School
(IAPS Day School, Girls 4-11 years, Nursery co-ed 3-4 years)