Apply online HEADTEACHER

Ref SCH04594
Salary £55338 to £ 65735 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From September 2021 
Closing Date 12 Noon 29/04/2021 

Tel: 01253 736900
School website:
Roll: 215
Lytham Church of England Primary School

At Lytham Church of England School we provide the highest standards of education within a caring and stimulating environment.

We inspire everyone in our school family to be the best that they can be within our caring Christian community. Family values provide the foundation of all our learning.

We believe that a happy child is a successful child and focus on our children feeling valued with personalised learning and high-quality teaching. In addition, we feel that a close partnership with our parents and families is vital. Strong ties to our local community are also valued.

OFSTED rated the school as Good in 2019 and our SIAMS rating was Outstanding in 2017.

We are looking for an individual who can add a new dimension to our already vibrant school.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
  • enthusiasm and strong interpersonal skills to enable effective partnerships with governors, staff, parents and the community;
  • experience of effective leadership and management of individuals;
  • excellent teaching skills;
  • a dedication to progressive teaching and learning;
  • a vision for the continued development of the success of our pupils, our staff and our school within the community;
  • an awareness of financial considerations and school strategic planning;
  • a good sense of humour and put the children at the heart of everything they do;
  • an active Christian commitment to support our ethos that together we grow with God.

    You will find lots of information about our school on our website:

    As school visits are difficult at the moment our Headteacher, Mrs Helen Willott would be happy to have a telephone discussion/zoom to talk about the role with any interested parties. Please email Mrs Willott directly to make arrangements. Alternatively, if you have any questions with regard to our school or the Headteacher position, please feel free to contact me:

    We look forward to hearing from individuals passionate about the all-round education of children, who are able to demonstrate a keenness to make a positive impact on their journey.

    Start Date: 1st September 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

    Pre Interview Date: Friday 14th May 2021
    Interview Date: Monday 17th May 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.

    More Information can be found at
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please see details regarding informal discussions above.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached. Please return completed applications to

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