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Grade LEADERSHIP PAY SPINE L17 - L24 (+ £5000 p.a. additional payment)
Salary £62570 to £ 73559 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2023  
Closing Date NOON 09/09/2022
Black Bull Lane , Fulwood , Preston , Lancashire , PR2 3LA
Tel: 01772 718344
School website:
Roll: 418
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The children, staff and Governors are looking to appoint an innovative, inspirational and committed Headteacher to build on the current success of Queen’s Drive Primary School. This is an exciting opportunity to display your vision, drive and passion for education, in an environment with excellent foundations.

We are a diverse, two-form entry school with a positive reputation within the community. Pupils are offered an extensive curriculum, support to fulfil their potential and a wealth of enrichment opportunities, as we encourage all to “Dream, Believe and Achieve.” Our school is in a fantastic position, with a strong teaching and support staff in place.

We will offer:
• a fabulous learning environment, both inside and out
• happy pupils, who enjoy learning
• dedicated and talented staff
• understanding and caring parents
• a committed Governing body
• a highly experienced and supportive Deputy Head
• an accomplished Senior Leadership Team

The successful candidate will need to:
• be an outstanding teacher with a thorough knowledge of all three key stages within 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
• work well as part of an established, successful team
• demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills to inspire others and strengthen relationships further
• be a champion of well-being for all

Closing date: 09 September 2022 Noon
Shortlisting date: 15 September 2022
Pre-Interview date: 28 September 2022
Interview date: 29 September 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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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.