Apply online HEADTEACHER

Ref SCH04674
Grade Leadership Pay Range L8 - L15
Salary £50151 to £ 59581 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2023 
Closing Date 12 Noon 23/09/2022
Railway Street , Nelson , Lancashire , BB9 9AG
Tel: 01282 612709
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Roll: 95
The Governors of McMillan Maintained Nursery School are delighted to seek to appoint a Headteacher for this rapidly improving setting. With rising numbers on roll, a positive budget and being valued by the community it serves, the Governors wish to find the right person to build on the work already undertaken. The person appointed will have the ability to:

  • communicate the vision of McMillan Nursery School to all people;
  • have a passion for achieving the very best outcomes for all children, a caring and considerate attitude towards children, which values each child's potential and recognises each child as an individual;
  • have the capacity to provide inspirational, enthusiastic and innovative educational leadership.

    Closing date: 12 noon - 23rd September 2022
    Shortlisting date: 29th September 2022
    Interview date: 20th 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.

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

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    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.