Headteacher, Rochdale

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Meanwood Community Primary SchoolRochdale

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £59,264 - £68,643 (L18-L24)
Contract term: Permanent

Job Ref number: S/GJ/2015/0016

The Governing Board of this diverse and inclusive two form entry primary school are seeking to appoint a strong inspirational leader.

This is your chance to make a real difference to the learning success of our children. If you love working with children from different backgrounds, are passionate about making a real difference to their futures and are uncompromising in your determination to ensure that they receive the outstanding education they deserve, this could be the next step in your career.

The successful applicant will:

  • A clear understanding of effective strategies for raising attainment
  • Have strong leadership skills and a forward thinking vision
  • Be a confident and resilient leader with the ability to manage and develop staff
  • Have the ability to build strong relationships with families
  • Have a commitment to inclusive practice
  • Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour

We can offer you:

  • Friendly children who show their enthusiasm for learning
  • A strong supportive Governing Board
  • A commitment to your continuing professional development
  • A welcoming friendly environment with a committed and dedicated staff team

Potential applicants are welcome to visit prior to application for a tour of the school with the current headteacher.  Please phone the school office on 01706 648197 to book an appointment at one of the following times:

Thurs 8th March 10am
Tues 13th March 2.30pm
Thurs 15th March 4pm
Weds 21st Mar 9.30am

To apply for this position please download the application form and supporting documentation and send completed applications to head.recruitment@rochdale.gov.uk by 12 noon on Friday 6th April 2018.

Closing date: Friday 6th April 2018
Shortlisting: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Formal visit to school for shortlisted candidates: Thursday 19th April 2018
Interviews: Tuesday 24th April 2018

The ability to converse at ease with customers and service users and provide advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement of this post.

When completing your application form, please address the criteria in the order of the person specification.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring, background check and Childcare Disqualification Check.

Meanwood Community Primary School
Churchill Street
OL12 7DJ

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More about Meanwood Community Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Churchill Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 7DJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 648197

Mission Statement

Meanwood is a family, who work together to extend and nurture all skills and talents. We aim to develop children who think for themselves and whose actions reflect their belief in and understanding of, the principles of, love, respec...