Apply online HEADTEACHER

Ref 174963
Grade L7-L13
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2021 
Closing Date 9:00 am 14/04/2021 

Tel: 01706 852614
School website:
Roll: 128
The governors of St John with St Michael CE Primary School are looking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher with excellent leadership skills.

The successful candidate will lead and inspire us in our drive to build on and develop our current practice in order to raise pupil achievement.

The school have applied to join the Forward as One CE Multi Academy Trust. This means that the successful candidate will receive strong professional development and mentoring as part of a strong Trust with collaboration at its heart and a mission to ensure that all within the Trust family can flourish.

We are looking for a leader who is committed to promoting and enriching the Christian values of our school and with the proven ability to:
  • Develop a strong team and bring innovation and execute changes in an ever-changing learning environment.
  • Inspire and instil a culture of high expectations and enthuse our children to enjoy and own their learning.
  • Ensure our school has a quality curriculum and that teaching throughout school is creative, innovative and rooted in evidenced based research. Ensuring this develops the talents, wellbeing and success of all members of the school community.
  • Be an approachable and caring leader who can build excellent relationships with our children, staff, parents, governors and the wider community, always having the children's learning, attainment and well-being at the heart of every decision.
  • A collaborative leader who will work well with the Governing Board and the Academy Trust to ensure the success of the school In return we can offer: "Happy and motivated children who value school and have a desire to learn" An enthusiastic and hardworking staff team
  • A village community keen to work in partnership 'A highly supportive Governing board' A commitment to your well-being and professional development
  • A supportive Multi Academy Trust
  • School facilities with excellent potential to promote learning both indoors and outdoors

    Visits to the school are actively encouraged on the following dates:
  • Thursday 1st April 12.30pm and 2pm
  • Monday 12th April 12.30pm and 2pm

    Interviews: Friday 23rd April 2021

    Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

    Rehabilitation 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 contact Jennifer Mills to arrange a visit:

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please return your application 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.