Ref 174759
Grade L4 - L9
Salary £45434 to £ 51402 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From September 
Closing Date 12 NOON 16/04/2021 
Windrows , New Church Farm , Skelmersdale , Lancashire , WN8 8NP
Tel: 01695 724798
School website:
Roll: 86
We are a small school in Skelmersdale who serves an area of high deprivation. Our children are wonderful and love to learn. We provide them with good quality teaching and learning which broadens their future life chances. At present our school is in a process of positive change, although this presents high levels of challenge, it is very exciting.

We are looking for a special person, to join our new headteacher, who will believe in the future of our children and do everything in their power to provide an exciting curriculum which ensures positive outcomes. Our children deserve a full curriculum which considers not only academic development but spiritual and personal as well.

We can offer experience in school development and would provide the successful candidate with the relevant training required in relation to their leadership role. We are a forward-thinking school who bases their pedagogy on research and are open to developing new and exciting practises for the good of our children. We offer a small school family which helps and supports each other including a strong governing body.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding practitioner who has experience in Early Years and Key Stage One and is ready to further develop their leadership skills.

Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. 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.
Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS clearance.

Candidates are invited to talk to the headteacher about the post and visits to the school are welcomed but would be in line with COVID restrictions.

Shortlisting date: 22nd April 2021
Previous applicants need not apply.

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.
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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.