Headteacher, Rochdale

Closing date:New this week

Moorhouse Primary SchoolRochdale

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or earlier where possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group size 2, ISR 15 - 21 (£56,434 - £64,736) – Starting salary may be higher than the minimum for suitable candidates.
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the retirement of our well respected Leading Headteacher, the Governing Board would like to appoint an experienced individual, who will deliver strong effective leadership and will ensure that our children reach their full potential within an enjoyable inspiring and inclusive environment.

The successful applicant will:

  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and have a forward thinking vision for the school
  • Have the ability to motivate our dedicated staff team, through excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Build strong relationships between the school, parents, our Sure Start partners and the wider community


An informal visit to the school for potential applicants has been arranged for Friday 18th January at 1.00pm.  If you would like to attend please notify the school office on 01706 642742.

To apply for this position please download the application form and supporting documentation and email your completed application to head.recruitment@rochdale.gov.uk

Closing Date: Monday 28th January 2019 (12.00 noon)

Shortlisting: Tuesday 5th February 2019

Visit to the school for shortlisted candidates: Wednesday 13th February 2019 (Day 1 of Interview process)

Interviews: Thursday 14th February 2019 (Day 2 of Interview process)

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.The ability to converse at ease with customers and service users and provide advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement of this post.

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More about Moorhouse Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Crossley Street, Milnrow, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 4DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 642742