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Job details

Job details
Employer Northern Education Trust
Location North West England (Bolton)
Salary L18 - L24* (£59,264 - £67,963)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1 January 2018 or sooner if possible

Northern Education Trust is seeking an exceptional Principal to lead The Ferns Primary Academy; a larger than average primary school in the Farnworth area of Bolton. Judged by Ofsted as Good in June 2016, The Ferns has made significant progress in the pursuit of excellence for their pupils and staff.

We require a strong, inspirational leader who is an outstanding primary practitioner and who has a proven track record of raising attainment and progress. You must have the passion, drive and commitment to continue the outstanding work already achieved, working in collaboration with the Trust family of schools.

For further information please download an application pack from Alternatively, you can contact Katie Rose, Assistant HR Advisor on or on 07715 655495. Please note completed applications must be returned to Katie Rose by email.

Visits to the Academy and informal discussions are encouraged; please contact Helen Clegg, Director of Primary Academies on 07803 205196 or by email to 

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our pupils.

Locations and contacts

Cobalt Business Exchange
Unit 5, Silver Fox Way
Cobalt Park
Tyne and Wear
NE27 0QJ
United Kingdom