Headteacher, Bolton

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St Teresa R.C. Primary SchoolBolton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 2 Leadership Scale: L12–L18
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the retirement of our long serving and highly regarded Head teacher, the Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and dedicated person to lead our school community and to develop our school.

We wish to appoint:

  • A practising Catholic with a strong, lived faith and deep commitment to Catholic education and the Catholic ethos of the school
  • A person who values all children as individuals and ensures that all children are confident and able to achieve their full potential
  • Someone who will strive to maintain and further enrich our school
  • A leader and innovator who encourages, enthuses and motivates the school community through excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Someone who will maintain and develop the partnerships between our schools, our parents and carers, our parish, Diocese and the wider community

Our children would like someone who:

  • Is calm and kind
  • Is fun, friendly and respectful
  • Is firm and fair
  • Is enthusiastic and positive
  • Is good at assemblies

In return we can offer:

  • A welcoming, caring and encouraging environment for learning, underpinned by a strong Catholic ethos
  • Strong support from an effective and supportive Governing Board
  • Happy, confident and enthusiastic children who enjoy learning
  • Dedicated, supportive and hard-working staff who are fully committed to further raising standards in the classroom
  • Good opportunities for continuous professional development and collaboration with other Catholic schools
  • Support to improve the standards of learning and achievement at our school
  • Supportive parents and carers, Parish and community.


Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed.  Please contact the school office on 01204-333163 for an appointment.

To request an information pack please contact Tanya Johnson by email at schoolshrservice@bolton.gov.uk or telephone on 01204 332802. Applications must only be submitted on CES (Catholic Education Service) forms.

Closing date: 21 January 2019 12 noon
Shortlisting date: 24 January 2019

LA Assessment: 31 January 2019
Interviews: 1 February 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointment to the post will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Redcar Road, Little Lever, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 1EN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1204 333163