Ref SCH04669
Grade Leadership Pay Range L3 - L8
Salary £44331 to £ 50151 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2023 
Closing Date 12 Noon 23/09/2022
School Lane , Simonstone , Burnley , Lancashire , BB12 7HR
Tel: 01282 771147
School website:
Roll: 131
The children, staff and Governors of Simonstone St Peterís CE Primary School are looking to recruit a dynamic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to join our happy and hardworking staff team.
Simonstone St Peterís is a family orientated primary school with a strong Christian ethos and we work together with all stakeholders to give our children the best possible education, through which they can all achieve their potential as unique individuals. Through our vision, ĎThe Lord is my Rock,í we provide our children with a stimulating, safe environment in which they feel secure, happy and cared for and an environment in which they can flourish.

Simonstone St Peterís is a wonderful school in which to work and learn, and we are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who will be enthusiastic, motivated and someone who pays great attention to detail. Our school has resourceful grounds which we utilise to extend our classroom learning.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual who demonstrates excellence in all they do. They will support our school vision, values and ethos; building upon our schoolís achievements and helping to lead future developments.

The candidate must:
  • Be a highly effective teacher
  • Have the drive and determination to be an authentic and strategic leader
  • Have an energy and passion for learning in order to motivate children
  • Care about our children and their welfare, with a commitment to safeguarding
  • Be resilient, reflective and committed
  • Have an ability to create an engaging, stimulating and interactive learning environment
  • Have high expectations
  • Be innovative and forward thinking
  • have excellent inter-personal skills Ė a team player

    We can offer wonderful, caring children who have a love of learning and leave our school as well rounded, confident young citizens. You would be part of a school family, supported by our Governing body. Simonstone St peterís is an enriching and rewarding working environment with a supportive staff team. There are excellent CPD opportunities to enable you to grow as a leader.

    All posts are subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

    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.

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please contact Angela Emanuel, School Office Manager, on 01282 771147 to arrange a suitable time

    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.