Ref 176723
Salary £50151 to £ 56721 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2022 
Closing Date 12 noon 16/09/2021
Regent Street , Haslingden , Rossendale , BB4 5HQ
Tel: 01706 214134
School website:
Roll: 174
NOR 184 (204 with Nursery)

We are a safe, loving, supportive, Christian family which values each childís individuality and uniqueness created in the image of God. We nurture the talents given by God to inspire pupils to achieve and succeed, and foster a sense of awe and wonder of Godís world
We are looking to appoint an inspirational leader who has a strong commitment to education, safeguarding and the wellbeing of our children. We are looking for someone with a highly motivated and dynamic approach to leadership in a Church School. Our wonderful school was graded as Good during our Ofsted inspection in January 2019 and Excellent during our SIAMS inspection in July 2019.
We are a multi-cultural, inclusive school with a firm grounding in faith and church values which permeate everything we do. We are a loving and supportive school family that goes the extra mile for our children and parents. We are keen to find the right person to join our leadership team. We are a distinctively Christian school which champions diversity and treasures the uniqueness of each one of our children.
If you feel that this is a vision you share, then our school is for you. We are in a special position of entering into a collaboration with St Johnís, Stonefold CE Primary School in September and seek someone who is able to lead our school while our Executive Headteacher shares their time between each school.

We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who:
  • Is an outstanding and experienced classroom practitioner
  • Is a passionate educator who is keen to share their knowledge and skills with colleagues
  • Is able to form highly supportive and positive relationships with all stakeholders
  • Will be an integral part of our dynamic and forward thinking leadership team
  • Is able to promote, and be a role model for, our schoolsí strong Christian vision, values and motto
  • Is keen to be part of the new era for our school as we enter into collaboration and share expertise with colleagues.

    We will offer:
  • Highly motivated and dedicated colleagues
  • A friendly, hardworking and supportive team of governors, teachers and support staff.
  • Well behaved, wonderfully unique and respectful children who are happy and eager to learn.
  • A shared commitment to provide the best possible education and life experiences for our children.
  • Close links with our school multi-faith community
  • An opportunity to be instrumental in building our new collaboration which aims to be a beacon of excellence.

    This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The applicant will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people

    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.

    Shortlisting 21st September
    More Information can be found at
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Visits by Headteacher to candidates in their own schools week commencing 27th September
    Pre Interview visit to St James CE Primary School 6th October

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    The Headteacher c/o the School. Application Form Attached.
    Return completed application form 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.