Headteacher, Ormskirk

Closing date:

Ormskirk SchoolOrmskirk

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019, or as soon as possible for a currently serving Headteacher
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: ISR LPR32-LPR39 £84,340-£99,081 (subject to STPCD 2018 review)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Governors are seeking to appoint a strong, industrious, consultative leader able to engender the highest levels of professional and personal respect to inspire our entire school community. You will work together with a dedicated Teaching and Support staff, a Leadership Team which consists of a Deputy Head, a Senior Assistant Head, 5 Assistant Heads and a School Business Manager.

You will be:

  • Committed to improving teaching and learning.
  • An experienced senior leader with a proven record of managing change and raising standards.
  • A figure of professional authority able to command the respect of students, staff, parents
    and governors.
  • Resilient, selfless and totally committed to the success of our students. 


We offer:

  • A successful school, over-subscribed for Year 7 places in the last five years and with strong academic performance and the capacity to improve still further.
  • An outstanding school building and facilities (all students equipped with iPads from September 2014).
  • An experienced, highly dedicated, energetic senior leadership team.
  • Highly committed and talented staff who share a common vision to make teaching as good as it possibly can be, with a very strong emphasis on focused CPD.
  • Responsive students, highly supportive parents and an involved and analytical Governing Body.


Closing date: Friday 5th October at 12.00noon

Further details and an application pack are available on the school website: www.ormskirk.lancs.sch.uk 

Informal school visits welcome, Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd October 9.00 – 11.00am.   Please contact Julie Langham (JAL@ormskirk.lancs.sch.uk) to arrange. In addition, our school Open Evening is being held on Thursday 27th September 2018, all interested parties are welcome to come along and visit our vibrant school on that evening.

Ormskirk School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The school will take all necessary steps to check the suitability of prospective employees, an enhanced DBS will be sought and background checks will be made. 

Ormskirk School is an equal opportunities employer.

Headteacher: Mr M R Kerridge

Wigan Road, 

Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 2AT • T: 01695 583040 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wigan Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 2AT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1695 583040
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Ormskirk School was formed in September 2001. The school provides enough places for all the pupils living in the catchment area (its admission number is 250).  It moved into a brand new school building in September 2004. 

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