Deputy Headteacher, Bolton

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Brownlow Fold Primary SchoolBolton

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L8 £47,501 – L12 £52,414
Contract term: Permanent

We are a school that makes a difference to the lives of our children and families. We offer our children a lot more than just the National Curriculum and focus on more than ‘just doing well in tests.’ Skills such as honesty, integrity, resilience and empathy are life skills that are necessary for society and every work place. Learning at Brownlow Fold is about helping our children to develop their interests and abilities, providing valuable learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom. Our ethos is characterised by high expectations and aspirations for all pupils. We are committed to achieving high standards for all pupils in order that they can attain the highest levels of achievement and personal development.

Due to the promotion of the previous post holder, the Governors of this popular school wish to permanently appoint a dynamic Deputy Head teacher. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and committed leader to work in partnership with the head teacher and senior leadership team, to build on our successes and drive the school forward in future development and growth. The position is a great opportunity for a leader who wants to further their career within a good school with a strong and innovative Senior Leadership Team.

Brownlow Fold offers you:

  • A popular school in the heart of a multicultural community;
  • Happy, caring children who are eager to learn;
  • An enthusiastic and dedicated team, determined to enable every child to succeed;
  • Supportive parents and a committed Governing body;

The children, staff and Governors are looking for someone who:

  • Is an outstanding classroom practitioner, with leadership experience;
  • Is able to inspire and excite children, staff and parents with creative approaches to teaching and learning;
  • Is eager to share and utilise the passions and interests you have to meet the needs of our children and help them ‘think outside the box’
  • Has high expectations of themselves, pupils and staff and has a passion for enabling all children to reach their potential;
  • Is extremely driven and committed to working with the Brownlow Fold team to secure our long-term goals;
  • Has an understanding of assessment and tracking pupil progress

An informal visit to the school is encouraged and warmly welcomed. We recommend that visits take place during the school day then you are able to meet the children and staff and get a real flavour of what life at Brownlow Fold is like.  Please contact Louise Vickers, School Business Manager on 01204 333511, to arrange.

Please email your completed application form, together with your Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and a supporting statement to tanya.johnson@bolton.gov.uk  School’s HR Manager Bolton Council

Closing date: 23 April 2019 at 10.00 am.
Shortlisting will be on 29 April 2019.
Lesson Observations: 7 May 2019.
Assessment Centre: 8 May 2019.
Interview: 9 May 2019.



More about Brownlow Fold Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Darley Street, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 3DX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1204 333511