Headteacher, Wigan

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Bryn St Peter's C E Primary SchoolWigan

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 2, Salary range L13 – L19
Contract term: Permanent

Together with God Building our Future

Due to the retirement of our present, highly regarded Headteacher, the governors seek to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and caring Headteacher who will build upon our current strengths and continue to develop our school. We are looking for someone who can ensure that learning remains enjoyable and enriching for all.

Bryn St Peter’s CE Primary School is committed to the provision and celebration of excellent education in a Christian context. We are proud of our links with the Church and how the core Christian values of faith, hope, love, respect and compassion are at the centre of everything we do.

Governors are looking for an outstanding leader who is able to use the established strengths of our popular school as a springboard to move us to the next level of our journey of continuous development. We are seeking an individual with proven experience in leadership who will take our school family forward.

As a Governing Body we are proud of our school’s Christian ethos. The successful candidate must passionately support our school’s mission statement. We are proud to treat everyone as individuals whilst valuing and celebrating their achievements.

We are looking for a Headteacher to:

  • Uphold and further develop the strong Christian ethos of the school
  • Work in partnership with all stakeholders, including all members of our school, church, governors and the wider community
  • Have a clear strategic vision of school improvement
  • Motivate and inspire staff and pupils and have proven leadership skills
  • Be an excellent communicator

In return, we can offer:

  • A strong ethos and vision
  • Opportunity to make a difference and to continue to take our school forward
  • Dedicated, friendly and skilled staff
  • Happy, responsive children who are motivated to learn and achieve
  • An established partnership with the parents, locality and wider community
  • A supportive and dedicated team of Governors with wide ranging skills and expertise

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school on. Please contact school to book your appointment on 01942 204041.

To apply, please download an application form and send it to Mrs Judith Bond, Clerk to Governors, by email:


or post:

Mrs Judith Bond, Clerk to Governors, Governor Services,
Wigan Council, 2nd Floor, Civic Centre, Millgate, Wigan WN1 1AZ.

If you have any queries, please call: 01942 486090.

Closing date: 9:00am on Monday, 26th February 2018.
Short listing: Monday, 5th March 2018.
Interviews: 15th and 16th March 2018.

Bryn St Peter’s CofE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this post.

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More about Bryn St Peter's C E Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Downall Green Road, Ashton-in-makerfield, Wigan, Lancashire, WN4 0DL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 204041