Apply online HEADTEACHER

Ref SCH176631
Grade LEADERSHIP PAY SCALE L7-L14
Salary £49019 to £ 58135 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01 January 2022 
Closing Date Noon 13/09/2021
Location
COCKERHAM PAROCHIAL CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL
Main Street , Cockerham , Lancaster , LA2 0EF
Tel: 01524 791550
School website: www.cockerham.lancsngfl.ac.uk
Roll: 93
Information
Cockerham Parochial Church of England Primary School is situated at the heart of Cockerham village in a beautiful rural location, just ten minutes from Lancaster and within easy reach of the M6. Due to the retirement of our headteacher after ten years in post, the governors seek to appoint an outstanding leader to take the school to its next stage of development.

The successful candidate will be someone who can inspire others and is passionate about teaching and learning. They will be:
• Committed to developing the Christian distinctiveness of the school.
• Able to develop a clear and distinct vision for the school’s future.
• A highly effective and knowledgeable primary practitioner with a proven record in leading teaching and learning and securing excellent outcomes for pupils.
• An analytical thinker able to assess and monitor outcomes and implement change as required.
• An approachable, collaborative leader with excellent communication skills who can engage positively with children, staff, parents, church, and the local community.

We can offer you:
• Happy children who are keen to learn and achieve
• A motivated and supportive governing body
• The support of the local church
• A caring and friendly school in a countryside setting
• Support for your continued professional development

Covid safe visits to the school are welcomed, please see the welcome letter for details.

Cockerham Parochial Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore the appointment and interview process will thoroughly explore issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Closing date: Monday 13th September at 12 noon
Shortlisting: Monday 20th September
Pre-interview day: Monday 27th September
Interview: Tuesday 28th September

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 www.gov.uk/dbs 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 www.cockerham.lancs.sch.uk
Proposed Interview Date:
28/09/2021 

For an informal discussion please contact:

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Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

The Blackburn Diocesan application form should be submitted together with a supporting letter. Letters should not exceed three sides of A4, minimum size 11 font. CVs will not be accepted.
Completed applications should be returned online to recruitment@lancashire.gov.uk

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