Head Teacher, Oldham

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St Hilda's C of E Primary SchoolOldham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: ISR £ 59,624- £68,643
Contract term: Permanent

St Hilda’s Primary School is a large primary school situated in the Coldhurst area of Oldham.  We pride ourselves on our welcoming and friendly relationship with all the schools’ stakeholders, and our progressive and outward-looking approach.

We are an ambitious school, with a strong Christian Ethos and have a willingness to change and grow. Our new Head Teacher will have access to a range of professional development opportunities and be expected to drive the school towards its ambition of being outstanding.

The majority of our students are from disadvantaged and ethnic minority backgrounds and the proportion of pupils who are supported for SEN is above average.

We have recently been inspected and have initiated a very robust drive towards improved progress and attainment.  The school has a number of strengths and we are proud of our safe and respectful environment and our wide ranging and engaging curriculum.

We can offer you:

  • an established staff team supported by a proactive and committed Governing Body.
  • well behaved children who are keen to learn. 

We are looking for:

  • an outstanding leader who will need to be creative, committed and enthusiastic. 
  • a proven track record of boosting and sustaining high pupil performance.
  • the ability to develop, motivate and inspire staff and all the schools stakeholders

The Local Authority is currently working closely with schools to develop a co-operative partnership to strengthen the town's education offer for all residents and therefore play a key role in boosting the town's economic regeneration.

Oldham has highly accessible road and metro links to a wide range of outstanding cultural and recreational opportunities, including Manchester City Centre, the Peak District and other local areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the school by appointment.  Please contact Olivia Khatun (School Business Manager) on 0161 624 3592 to arrange a convenient time.

You can apply for this post online at Greater.jobs where you can obtain additional information regarding the post.  For further information about the school please visit the school’s website at www.sthildas.oldham.sch.uk

Further information about what Oldham has to offer can be found on www.oldham.gov.uk

To apply please visit

Closing date:                      1st June 2018
Shortlisting:                        7th June 2018
Dates of Interview:          14th and 15th June 2018

The school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and operates a strict Safeguarding Policy, with procedures being rigorously and consistently applied



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More about St Hilda's C of E Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Tilbury Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 2HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 6243592
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