Ref SCH04676
Grade Leadership Pay Range L5 - L10
Salary £46566 to £ 52723 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2023 
Closing Date 12 Noon 23/09/2022
Moor Road , Chorley , Lancashire , PR7 2LR
Tel: 01257 262489
School website:
Roll: 205
The Governing Board are seeking to recruit a caring, highly skilled, and extremely organised senior leader for our successful primary school.

We serve our community by providing both high quality education and pastoral care within the context of Christian belief and practice. As such, Christian values, high expectations and a commitment to both children and adults are at the heart of our school life.

The post’s wide-ranging responsibilities will cover aspects of teaching and learning, school improvement and safeguarding and will ensure that the role brings both variety and challenge. The successful candidate will have some teaching responsibility and time to fulfil their leadership and management role.

Our new Deputy Head will:
  • identify with the Christian mission and ethos of our school
  • be an inspirational teacher with the ability to motivate and engage others
  • be able to develop effective partnerships with staff, governors, parents and the wider community in order to help shape the future direction of the school
  • demonstrate a love of learning and a commitment to supporting others as they learn
  • have high expectations of all children and staff;
  • have a track record of working creatively to enhance learning and raise standards;
  • be able to think and act strategically;
  • have a clear philosophy of education and a vision of what school should be for every child

    We can offer you:
  • happy children with a positive attitude to learning.
  • hardworking, dedicated colleagues working in a positive, supportive environment;
  • supportive governors committed to the success of the school.
  • opportunities to be challenged and develop professionally.

    We work as a team and share a clear understanding of what we are aiming to achieve. We are open to new ideas, and prepared to try new things!
    Closing date: 23rd September 2022 at 9.00 am
    Shortlisting: 28th September 2022
    Observations in candidates own school: 3rd – 14th October 2022
    Pre-interview activity at All Saints School (School Worship): 17th October 2022
    Interview date: 19th 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:

    We strongly recommend tours of our school for potential applicants. Please contact the school office on 01257 262489 or email

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable 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.