Ref 181843
Grade L9 - L13
Salary £52944 to £ 58423 
Salary Initial 1 year contract - with view to secure permanent
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01.01.2023 
Closing Date 30/06/2022 12:00 30/06/2022
Fielding Lane , Oswaldtwistle , Accrington , BB5 3BE
Tel: 01254 381782
School website:
Roll: 210

The Governors and Headteacher are looking to appoint talented and enthusiastic Assistant Headteacher to join our Outstanding School. The school caters for 210 learners aged 11-19 with a wide range of SEND.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and inspirational Assistant Headteacher who is forward thinking with the passion and commitment to build on the wonderful achievements of our school and act as a driver for further improvement. To share in our ethos and values, set ambitious and challenging targets, promote individuality and ensure our students are nurtured and supported to be the best they can be. 

The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and working in partnership with all stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading KS4 and will be an integral part of the schools Senior Leadership Team

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 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.

Initial 1 year term fixed contract with a view to secure permanent position.

Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

We are in the process of reloaction to Burnley therfore this post is in relation to employment at Broadfield Specialist School Coal Clough Lane Burnley BB11 5AT

More Information can be found at
Essential Qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status


Commitment to personal and professional development

Desirable Qualifications

SEN qualification

Recent relevant training

Essential Experience

The successful candidate will have:

.  A minimum of 5 years teaching experience

. The vision, skills and passion to contribute in leading the school with the next steps on our improvement journey

· Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with different stakeholders

.  An excellent practitioner who can provide evidence of outstanding teaching

Desirable Experience

The successful candidate will have/be:

·  Proven leadership skills

· The ability to lead change, develop, motivate, challenge, support and inspire colleagues and students alike

· The drive for success and embed the highest of standards whilst continually promote the positive culture already in existence

Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Tour of the school available for further details please contact 01254 381782.

Lesson observations and interviews 11 - 14 July 2022

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application form attached.
Also request via email from

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