Ref SCH04604
Grade Leadership Pay Range L4 - L9
Salary £45434 to £ 51402 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/04/2022 
Closing Date 12 Noon 02/12/2021
Holland Place , Off Reedyford Road , Nelson , Lancashire , BB9 8HD
Tel: 01282 612319
School website:
Roll: 210
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The Governors of Holy Saviour RC Primary School wish to appoint a dynamic, and creative Deputy Headteacher committed to raising standards and supporting the strong Catholic ethos of our school. This position presents an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher to build on their experiences and further develop their career as part of our leadership team.
The Governors are seeking to appoint a practising Roman Catholic Leader who will:

  • Share their faith with the whole school community and lead and develop further the Catholic ethos of the school

  • Value all children as individuals

  • Have high expectations

  • Take a lead role in sustaining and improving pupil progress

  • Promote the broader development of all pupils and ensure that all children are confident and able to achieve their full potential

  • Be inspirational, positive and resilient

  • Be engaging and motivated and willing to work collaboratively with parents, staff, governors, the parish and the wider community, to provide opportunities for every pupil

  • Be committed to the welfare and safeguarding of children

    In return, we can offer:

  • A caring and spiritual ethos where everyone is valued

  • A happy, vibrant and modern learning environment where children are eager to learn

  • Children who are well behaved and who want to come to school

  • Supportive parents

  • Highly caring, nurturing and hardworking staff

  • Supportive, dedicated and well-informed governors

  • A strong commitment to professional development for all staff

    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:

    Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school. Please contact the school Administrator, Mrs S Knight, on 01282 612319 or via email at to make an appointment.

    We welcome you to apply via the application form below

    Closing date: 2nd December at 12 noon
    Shortlisting: 14th December 2021
    Interviews: 19th January 2022

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please note completed applications will only be accepted electronically. Please return to:

    Rehabilitation Act Of Offenders Act 1974 - Details of any criminal record spent or unspent should be sent to the chair of governors by the closing date

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