Ref 183190
Grade L15 - L20
Salary £59581 to £ 67364 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 4th January 2023 
Closing Date 9am 30/09/2022
Queens Road , Clitheroe , BB7 1EJ
Tel: 01200 422563
School website:
Roll: 1363
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and innovative senior leader to play a major role in leading teaching and learning across the school. The successful candidate will work as part of a highly effective, energetic and forward-thinking senior leadership team to ensure the school becomes an outstanding institution.

He or she will have a successful track record, both as an excellent classroom practitioner and as a senior leader. The role will focus on the continual improvement of T&L across the school including the school’s continuing professional learning provision. The successful candidate will also contribute to the wider leadership of the school including the line management of specific subject areas.

Ribblesdale School will become an all-through school in September 2023 and so candidates must be willing to embrace and engage in this area of our work by developing understanding of the leadership of primary provision.

Further details can be obtained directly from Mrs Mel Smith, Headteacher’s PA, at the school.

Please visit our website for the applicant pack and application form -

Application in writing to the Headteacher by 9.00am Friday 30th September 2022

Shortlisting Monday 3rd October 2022

Interviews week commencing 10th 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.

More Information can be found at
Proposed Interview Date:

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Full details of this position can be found on this dedicated link:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.