Apply online HEADTEACHER

Ref 183966
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2023 
Closing Date 12 Noon 03/01/2023
Greaves Hall Avenue , Banks , Southport , PR9 8BL
Tel: 01704 225332
School website:
Roll: 170
Following the announcement of the retirement of our Head teacher, at the end of this academic year the Governing Body of St Stephens C of E Primary School are seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational leader who can drive our school on its journey to achieve excellence.

We are seeking a Head teacher who is:
  • inspirational and passionate about providing the best learning opportunities and personal development for all
  • A strong, resilient and determined leader who will drive forward our school improvement plan
  • A hard working team player with excellent communication skills who can motivate through positivity and energy
  • Able to promote the Christian ethos and vision of our school
  • Approachable and able to build good relationships with children, staff, parents, governors and all other members of the school community
  • Is committed to safeguarding the welfare of our children

    We can offer you:
  • The opportunity to make a difference to well behaved, enthusiastic, caring children who are keen to learn
  • A commitment to personal development and wellbeing, with an openness to new ideas to benefit our children and school
  • A happy, creative environment that supports and enhances our Christian and inclusive ethos
  • A dedicated governing body supported by hardworking, skilled, enthusiastic and friendly staff
  • Salary scale 10 17

    If you share our vision, enthusiasm and believe that you have the necessary skills to join our team then we encourage you to come and see our school for yourself. Visits to the school are by prior arrangement. Please contact the school office on 01704 225332

    Proposed Appointment Timetable:
    Shortlisting: Wednesday 11th January 2023
    Pre-interviews: Thursday 26th January 2023

    More information can be found at

    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.

    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.
    More Information can be found at
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    For further information on this post please contact Richard Kershaw on 01257 516166

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached.
    Please return completed applications to

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