Apply online HEADTEACHER

Ref 185316
Salary £56796 to £ 67351 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2023 
Closing Date 12 Noon 22/03/2023
Huttock End Lane , Stacksteads , Bacup , OL13 8LR
Tel: 01706 873177
School website:
Roll: 106
Are you a practising Catholic with the drive and enthusiasm to lead our school? The children, staff and governors are seeking a new Headteacher, who is committed to further developing our exceptional and caring learning environment.

We are looking for a strong, dynamic and inspirational leader who:
  • has the vision and dedication to take on the challenge of leading this exceptional school
  • works with mission integrity for the benefit of all within the school community
  • has a clear strategic direction
  • will challenge and empower staff to be the best they can be
  • will develop and sustain a learning culture for all across our school
  • will foster children’s enjoyment of learning whilst ensuring high levels of achievement
  • will develop the respectful and inclusive ethos of our school

    We can offer:
  • fantastic children who are eager to learn
  • a Governing Board which is fully committed to the continuing development of our school community
  • support for your professional development
  • excellent local and diocesan collaborative links
  • support from both the Diocese and the local authority

    Shortlisting: 30/03/2023

    Roman Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    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:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01706873177

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

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