Headteacher, Rochdale

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St Mary's Church of England Primary SchoolRochdale

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15-L21 - £55,049-£63,147
Contract term: Permanent

Job Ref number: S/GJ/3004/0001

The governors of St Mary’s CE wish to appoint an inspirational leader with the vision and skills to build upon the good and outstanding practice that is already in place, as recognised in our recent Ofsted inspection.

We aim to nurture, develop, challenge and support all who work and learn in our Christian community in order to inspire and motivate an atmosphere of excellence. In this we endeavour to develop partnerships between our school family, parents, Church and the wider community in order to build an excellent, forward thinking Christian school.

Our school is seeking a highly motivated head teacher who will:

  • demonstrate the passion and determination to put pupil’s development at the heart of everything they do
  • have the drive and enthusiasm to take the school forward and build on the established good practice
  • inspire and motivate our team who are aiming to be outstanding
  • continue to develop the existing strong partnerships between the school family, our school governing board and church and wider community

We are proud to offer:

  • A happy and welcoming Christian environment with strong links with our parish church and the wider community
  • Outstanding standards of behaviour
  • A dedicated staff team motivated to succeed
  • A supportive and challenging governing board

Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed and actively encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

Closing date - Friday 29th September 2017 @ 12 noon
Shortlisting - Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Visits to the school for shortlisted candidates - Monday 9th October 2017 (morning only)
Interviews - Tuesday 10th October 2017

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 29th September 2017.

When completing your application form, please could you address the criteria in the order of the person specification?

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.

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.

St Mary’s CE Primary School
Oldham Road
OL11 2HB

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More about St Mary's Church of England Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Oldham Road, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 2HB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 648125