Apply online HEADTEACHER

Ref SCH04675
Grade Leadership Pay Range L12 - L19
Salary £55338 to £ 65735 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2023 
Closing Date 12 Noon 27/09/2022
Union Road , Oswaldtwistle , Accrington , BB5 3DD
Tel: 01254 231026
School website:
Roll: 161
School Vision.
'Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young but set an example for the believers in speech; in conduct; in love; in faith and in purity" (1 Timothy 4:12)

Following the promotion of our substantive Headteacher the governors of St Paulís C E Primary School are looking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher with excellent leadership skills.
The successful candidate will lead and inspire us in our drive to build on our current good practice and to continue to raise pupil achievement.
Our new Headteacher will:
  • Value the children and staff and have a regard for their well-being and development.
  • Be a practising Christian who is committed to promoting and enriching the Christian values of our school.
  • Value the strong links between school, local churches and community and seek to promote them further.
  • Sustain and further develop excellent educational practice within school.
    In return we can offer: -
  • Happy, motivated and well-behaved children who value school and have a desire to learn.
  • An experienced enthusiastic and skilled staff team.
  • A highly supportive and effective governing board.
  • A commitment to your personal and professional development.
  • A generous salary

    Closing date: 27th September 2022, 12 noon
    Shortlisting: 5th October 2022
    Pre interview visit: 10th October 2022
    Interview: 11th October 2022

    St Paulís C E Primary school is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of the children.

    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:

    Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school prior to application on either 21st or 22nd September 2022. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

    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.