Head Teacher for Special Needs School

Required from September 2019.
NOR 55 ISR Group 3 L11–L24; £51,234-£69,673.
Closing date: midnight, Sunday 17 March 2019.


Westfield is an LA-maintained special school for primary-aged pupils with the cognitive capacity to work within their relevant mainstream age ranges, but with communication and interaction difficulties and associated social emotional and mental health needs often relating to Autistic Spectrum Conditions. 

We are looking for an inspirational and dynamic Headteacher to take our school forward in a climate of change and development and who will:

  • Have the ability to develop and deliver a strategic vision
  • Motivate staff to secure continuous improvement
  • Work creatively and with commitment so that each child achieves their potential
  • Be able to engage with parents, governors and the local community

We can offer:

  • A school and staff with proven success in meeting the needs of its pupils (NAS accredited)
  • An evidence-based approach to developing the curriculum including a successful on-site Forest School
  • A supportive parent group and Governing Body
  • Opportunities for personal development
  • We will consider payment of relocation expenses for the right candidate

How to apply
You can obtain an application pack by emailing  westfield@bucksgfl.org.uk or telephoning 01628 533125.

Application documents can also be downloaded below.

Completed applications should be emailed to westfield@bucksgfl.org.uk. Only applications submitted on the current County application form will be considered.

You are warmly invited to visit the school and informal visits to the school are scheduled for 13th March. 

Please contact the school on the email or telephone number below to arrange this. 

Closing date: midnight 17th March 2019.
School visits: 13th March 2019.
Interviews: week beginning 1st April 2019.

Website: www.westfieldschoolbucks.org


Westfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS, Prohibition Order, Childcare Disqualification, Qualifications and Reference checks. 


Please download application documents below:

Westfield Headteacher Job Desription & Person Specification

Westfield Application Form Teaching (GDPR May 18)

Westfield Applicant Letter & School Information

Westfield School

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Westfield School
Highfield Road
Bourne End
SL8 5BE

Westfield School is a Primary age special school that caters for children experiencing difficulties in Communication and Interaction.

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