Ref 178927
Grade LPS 6-10
Salary £46457 to £ 51311 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From Easter 2022 
Hours 32.5 per week
Closing Date Monday 31/01/2022
27 Emesgate Lane , Silverdale , Carnforth , LA5 0RG
Tel: 01524 701217
School website:
Roll: 35
Can you enrich the lives of young people ? The Governors and Headteacher are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Headteacher who is passionate about Teaching and Learning and will bring something new to our already Outstanding school. The designated area of responsibility is assessment across school. This is a fantastic opportunity to continue your career in teaching, working as part of a large multi-disciplinary team helping young people with diverse and varying needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measures and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong Safeguarding culture.

Our young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible. ABOUT US: Bleasdale School is an Outstanding school (Ofsted July 2017). The school caters for pupils aged 2-19 with Profound and Multiple learning Difficulties, some with associated complex needs and some with ASD. Our residential element is an addition to our school.

As Class Teacher you will work under the direction of the Head teacher and alongside our strong, yet supportive Leadership team, maintaining and adding to our already Outstanding Ofsted.

The school is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just 10 mins from Jct 35 M6. The school has a wealth of resources, including a swimming pool, Rebound room and a bespoke sensory suite. Why Work at BLEASDALE SCHOOL? We will offer you: - A vibrant school with enthusiastic staff - Fantastic pupils - The opportunity to train and develop within the area of PMLD We would like: - A committed and passionate Teacher - Dedication - Someone who will strive for the best for our pupils at all times If you feel you are this person, please contact us at the school. Visits to the school are highly recommended.

These can be booked via the School Office (01524701217).
At Bleasdale School we take Safeguarding of children very seriously and all our staff will have an Enhanced DBS check. Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

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.
Essential Qualifications

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Desirable Qualifications

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Essential Experience

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Desirable Experience

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Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Headteacher: Kairen Dexter 01524 701217

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application form attached. Please return completed applications to:
or by post to:
Joel Beal, Bleasdale School, 27 Emesgate Lane, Silverdale, LA5 0RG

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