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Ref 175134
Grade L28 to L35
Salary £81942 to £ 96310 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From September 2021 (a January 2022 start may be considered) 
Closing Date 12 noon 04/05/2021 
Saint Bede's Catholic High School, Talbot Road, Lytham.

Tel: 01253 737174
School website:
Roll: 820
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional individual with an excellent track record in education, who will be committed to our Catholic ethos and provide strategic vision and leadership for our school. The governors are seeking to appoint a new Headteacher who is energetic, dynamic and able to inspire a strong team of dedicated staff in striving for excellence and providing a rich, memorable education for our pupils.

"The success of the curriculum, the impact of good teaching and the outstanding quality of care, guidance and support are seen in the students┐ success in examinations across the ability range. The impact is seen also in students' excellent personal development and attitudes to learning." (OFSTED 2018)

Saint Bede's Catholic High School is a thriving, oversubscribed and highly successful school. It is situated in the pleasant resort town of Lytham St. Anne's with easy access to the motorway network.
The successful candidate will be:
  • a practising Catholic with a strong faith commitment and a clear vision for Catholic Education
  • an inspirational and visionary leader with a passion for teaching and learning
  • an excellent motivator, communicator and role model to staff and pupils
  • able to demonstrate successful leadership and management skills and have relevant experience
  • enthusiastic and have the ability to inspire staff to meet the academic and pastoral needs of our pupils
  • knowledgeable of current educational issues with the ability to plan strategically and financially.

    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.

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  • Proposed Interview Date:

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form is attached or via Mrs S Kelly
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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.