Deputy Headteacher - Westcliff Primary Academy

Academy: Westcliff Primary Academy
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £47,735 - £52,723
Closing date for applications: 2 February 2022, 12.00pm

Westcliff Primary Academy

 Deputy Headteacher


Salary:            Point L6-L10  on the FCAT Leadership Scale currently £47,735 - £52,723

Contract:        Permanent, Full Time

Start Date:       19th April 2022 or sooner

An excellent opportunity has arisen at Westcliff Primary Academy. We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher with the energy and enthusiasm to play a key role in the strategic leadership and management of the academy alongside the Headteacher and Assistant Headeteacher. The post holder will have overall responsibility for teaching and learning in KS1 and KS2 and the monitoring of the whole school curriculum. They will also be the named DSL for the academy.

This post will be non-class based initially, with a maximum of 4 days teaching in a Key Stage 2 class from September 2022.

Westcliff Primary Academy, part of the Fylde Coast Academy Trust, is a popular and successful school, with a strong team of teachers and support staff who are dedicated to ensuring that every child feels happy, safe and secure, loves learning and achieves their best. Our aim is to be “the best we can be.”

How to Apply

Please complete the online application form on the FCAT website ( We ask that you also complete a separate letter of application - no more than 2 sides of A4 - to be emailed to Katie Walker

Visits to the school are strongly recommended; please contact Katie by email or telephone: 01253 353792

Closing  Date for applications is: Wednesday 2nd February 2022, 12pm

Shortlisting will take place on: Thursday 3rd February 2022, 9am

Observation: Week beginning Monday 7th February 2022

Assessment and Interview Day to be held on: Thursday 10th February 2022

The Fylde Coast Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Fylde Coast Academy Trust is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, staff and visitors.  All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise our commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.



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