Deputy Headteacher, Bolton, Lancashire

Closing date:

St Thomas CofE Primary School HalliwellBolton, Lancashire

Date posted:
Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £54,476 - £55,600
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

St Thomas (Halliwell) C E Primary School is a ‘Good’ school, graded outstanding for leadership and management, personal development, behaviour and welfare, and early years (Ofsted July 2016).  We also achieved outstanding in all four areas of our SIAMS Inspection (March 2016)

Due to the promotion of our Deputy Headteacher, the Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational teacher to the role of Deputy Headteacher from September 2018. 

The Deputy Headteacher will have a Key Stage 2 teaching responsibility in conjunction with a significant amount of non-teaching time to help shape, lead and implement the future direction of the school.

We are looking for someone who:

• is an excellent practitioner with a commitment to the highest expectations and standards

• is able to inspire and motivate staff and children 

• has credible leadership experience and strong leadership skills 

• possesses excellent interpersonal skills

• has the ability to play a key role in curriculum development, assessment and the implementation of strategic plans

• is fully committed to the wider life of the school

• is energetic and enthusiastic

• is keen to join our hardworking, committed and friendly team

• has a good sense of humour

We can offer:

• a caring, friendly school with enthusiastic and exceptionally well behaved pupils

• an excellent staff team who work collaboratively and are committed to achieving high standards

• a commitment to professional development 

• a supportive ethos within which all members of the school community are valued

• a forward-looking school, keen to accept new challenges

• a dedicated, friendly and hardworking Governing Body

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and a pre-employment check will be made before any appointment is confirmed.  This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Discloser and Barring Service (DBS)

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged either on Thursday 19 April at 1.30pm or Tuesday 24 April at 4.30pm. To arrange a visit please email or  contact our school office, on 01204 333193 

Application forms and further details are also available to download.

Completed application forms should be submitted to the school for the attention of the Headteacher (Mrs A Fielden)

Closing Date:        26.04.18 (noon)

Shortlisting:        26.04.18

Lesson observations week commencing: 30.04.18

Interviews and assessment tasks: 08.05.18 and 09.05.18

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More about St Thomas CofE Primary School Halliwell
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Eskrick Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 3JB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1204 333193
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