Apply online HEADTEACHER

Ref SCH03100
Salary £49019 to £ 58135 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/05/2021 
Closing Date 12 NOON 18/01/2021 
Water Street , Brindle , Chorley , PR6 8NH
Tel: 01254 852379
School website:
Roll: 71
Our school is at the heart of the lovely village of Brindle, near Chorley. It enjoys an attractive rural setting with well-maintained facilities and excellent church and community links. We have a strong and supportive staff team, polite and engaging children with positive attitudes to learning, parents who work with the school to deliver the best education for their children and governors who work to ensure the school is the best it can be. In 2017 the school achieved a grading of `outstanding' in the SIAMS inspection and of `good' in the Ofsted inspection. The post involves a weekly teaching commitment of three half days in class (approximately 0.34 FTE including PPA).

We are seeking a headteacher who:
  • Has the skills and resilience to lead and develop a strong and effective team with sensitivity, respect and impartiality
  • Is ambitious to create a school that values and develops the talents, wellbeing and success of all members of the school community
  • Is creative in developing a rich and varied curriculum that meets the needs of all pupils and fully develops each child's potential
  • Is effective and efficient in developing strategic plans for the school and managing its finances
  • Works well with the Governing Board to ensure the success of the school
  • Will use their teaching commitment to model good pedagogic practice and to put excellent teaching at the heart of the school's educational success
  • Is a practising Christian who promotes the school's Christian ethos and treats everyone with respect and concern

    We offer:
  • A delightful school in a lovely setting with polite happy children and supportive parents
  • A committed and caring staff team
  • A governing body with a range of skills that provides challenge in a supportive framework
  • An opportunity to maintain and enhance teaching skills along with leadership skills
  • A commitment to wellbeing and to personal and professional development
  • A well-maintained school and a pleasant working environment
  • A strong and supportive church and community

    Closing Date: 18/01/2021 @12pm
    Shortlisting: 27/01/2021
    Interview: Day 1 (in school) 09/02/2021
    Day 2 10/02/2021

    The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Depending on the Covid-19 regulations in place we hope to be able to offer potential applicants a visit to school. Please contact school to arrange a visit. (01254 852379)

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

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    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.