Apply online HEADTEACHER

Black Bull Lane , Fulwood , Preston , Lancashire , PR2 3LA
Tel: 01772 718344
School website:
Roll: 418
Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in our school and the key post of Headteacher.

Queen’s Drive Primary school is outstanding! It is a diverse, two-form entry school, with a positive reputation within the community. It offers pupils an extensive curriculum, support to fulfil their potential and a wealth of enrichment opportunities, encouraging all to “Dream, Believe and Achieve”. It offers staff a supportive environment in which to continue their professional development, and prides itself on the role it has to play in developing teachers of the future.

As a governing body, we are seeking an innovative, inspirational and committed leader to continue to build on our success and take a pivotal role in further developments. We always aim for high standards and this is an exciting opportunity to display your vision, drive and passion for education in an environment built on excellence.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • be an excellent teacher with a working and current knowledge and understanding of all three Key Stages in the Primary phase
  • have leadership experience and an excellent understanding of school management
  • evidence the ability to support staff in providing a broad and balanced curriculum to a high standard
  • demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills to inspire others and build relationships
  • support staff CPD and well-being
  • be a great role model for our children

    We can offer:

  • a fantastic learning environment
  • happy pupils, who enjoy learning
  • dedicated and hardworking staff
  • supportive and caring parents
  • a committed governing body.

    We warmly encourage you to visit our school to see the pupils and staff at work. Please contact the school office to make an appointment.

    Interview dates: 8th and 9th March 2022

    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.

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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.