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Headteacher - Boston West Academy

Boston West Academy is seeking an exceptional leader to join the school as its next Headteacher

Location: Boston West Academy, Lincolnshire

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Start date: April 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter  

Salary: L18-L24 £64,143 - £74,295

Boston West Academy is a successful, happy and inclusive 4 -11 primary school in Boston, South Lincolnshire. Having been judged as outstanding by Ofsted in 2016, we are proud of what we have achieved over the past few years. We are now excited to welcome a new Headteacher to our team.

At Boston West we endeavour to create a welcoming, inclusive and safe environment for every child to reach their full potential. We are committed to developing our pupils both individually and as team players, able to work collaboratively in their learning. Our high expectations and high-quality teaching allow our children to achieve and become inquisitive, motivated and passionate lifelong learners.

We are looking to appoint a Headteacher with a proven track record as a senior leader: either a successful Headteacher looking for a new challenge or a candidate with substantial experience at Deputy Headteacher level.  The post holder will deliver inspirational and motivational leadership across the school to ensure that it maintains an outstanding quality of education. As a senior leader in our organisation, the post-holder would be expected to embrace Anthem’s values of integrity, collaboration and excellence and work closely with other schools across the Trust, whilst enjoying the autonomy to further develop the school’s distinctive ethos.

In addition to a competitive salary, we provide high-quality leadership coaching and professional development and the opportunity to play a key role in a dynamic and ambitious schools trust. We would also consider a relocation package for the right candidate.

To discover more about this exciting opportunity, and for an information pack, please contact

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact to arrange a visit.

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to arrange an informal discussion with Marie-Claire Bretherton, Education Director, in the first instance. This can be arranged by contacting the recruitment team by on 01189 021 637 or by email:

Applicants must complete the Anthem application form to be considered for the role and email this to The closing date for applications is Monday, 24 January at 9am. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Thursday, 27 January.

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Boston West Academy and Anthem Schools Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.