Ref SCH04673
Grade Leadership Pay Range L4 - L9
Salary £45434 to £ 51402 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2023 
Closing Date 12 Noon 21/09/2022
Knowles Street , Rishton , Blackburn , BB1 4HT
Tel: 01254 886110
School website:
Roll: 175
The Governors of St. Charles’ Roman Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational, forward-thinking Deputy Headteacher (L4 – L9) who will make a positive impact on ensuring excellent outcomes for our children.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is dedicated to giving the children the best possible opportunities to succeed and reach their full potential, enjoy their learning, be aspirational and be caring, thoughtful, responsible citizens.

If you are ready for a new and exciting challenge and would like to work alongside our new Headteacher on the next stage of our journey, then we would like to hear from you.

We are seeking a dedicated and dynamic Deputy Headteacher who:
  • is a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic education and can nurture faith and spirituality
  • is an outstanding class teacher, passionate in developing high standards and striving for excellence
  • has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • has the ability to lead, motivate and inspire staff and children to achieve the highest standards
  • has experience of strategic planning and leadership
  • has a positive attitude to innovation and change, is resilient and enjoys new challenges

    We can offer you:
  • a caring, friendly school with happy, confident, well-behaved children who are eager to learn and try their best
  • a supportive, committed, hard-working staff team and governing body
  • an exciting opportunity to make a real difference
  • opportunities for further development and training
  • a good school which has a commitment to working effectively with parents and the community

    Closing date for applications: Wednesday 21st September 2022 (noon)
    Shortlisting: Monday 26th September 2022
    Observations/ Interviews Wednesday 5th October 2022 and Friday 7th October 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.

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    We strongly recommend tours of our school for any potential applicants. Please ring our school office on 01254 886110 or e-mail: to arrange.

    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.