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Job details
Employer Bluebell Park School
Location Knowsley
Salary Leadership pay range 27 – 33
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017

The Governors of Bluebell Park School are looking to recruit a full time Headteacher. Applications are invited from an exceptional, motivated and inspirational individual with a proven track record of successful school leadership in the field of special educational needs. Previous applicants need not apply.

Bluebell Park is a vibrant, dynamic, purpose built special school that opened in September 2012. Pupils at Bluebell Park have severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Condition. All pupils who attend our school have a Statement of Educational Needs or Educational Health and Care Plans (EHCP).

We educate children aged 3-19 offering part time places for nursery aged children (3-4) and a full time Post 16 curriculum (16-19).

We work closely as part of a multi-agency team and have a fully integrated service on site (Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists and Family First). Bluebell Park is part of the Knowsley Special Needs Sector and also a member of the Greater Merseyside SLD network which consists of 15 schools.

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th March 2017 at 12.00 noon

Short listing: Monday 27th March 2017

Interviews: Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th April 2017 (further short listing may take place after day 1 and successful candidates will be asked to return on day 2)

How to apply: Please download the application form from

Complete the application form and succinct letter stating how you meet the person specification (no more than 2 sides) and email to

Please note that the School does not accept Curriculum Vitae (CVs) or hard copy paper application forms for this vacancy.

School Viewing: Please arrange a convenient time with Laura Steele, Business Manager by either phone or via the email address provided

All Enquiries to:

Bluebell Park School is committed to safeguarding, to promoting the welfare of children and adhering to the Equality Act 2010. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

Bluebell Park
Cawthorne Walk
L32 3XP

Acting Headteachers: Mr Jamie Campbell and Mrs Michelle Slater

Chair of Governors: Ms Lexley McTigue

Telephone: 0151 477 8350 Fax 0151 477 8351


About the employer

Information about Bluebell Park School
Org type Special Needs
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 19 years

Locations and contacts

Cawthorne Walk
L32 3XP
United Kingdom