Apply online HEADTEACHER

Ref 187813
Salary £50122 to £ 59557 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2024 
Closing Date 12 Noon 27/09/2023
Lennox Street , Preston , Lancashire , PR1 3XU
Tel: 01772 257865
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The Governors of Stoneygate Nursery School wish to appoint a Headteacher with effect from 1st January 2024 or as soon as possible.

We are looking for a headteacher who:
  • is focused on ensuring that children experience the very best teaching and learning opportunities.
  • is an enthusiastic and inspiring leader, who understands the distinctive nature of the school and drives provision forward.
  • has an ability to communicate effectively and can continue to build on productive relationships with all partners.
  • has a commitment to increasing class size and maintaining good levels of attendance.
  • has a high level of personal resilience and will strive towards the highest standards.
  • is fully committed to promoting a strong community ethos.

    We can offer you:
  • a nursery school with a welcoming ethos and a strong sense of community developed from close ties with families and partners.
  • a diverse community of happy, friendly children who are eager to learn.
  • a dedicated, hardworking and committed staff team
  • a commitment to continuing professional development.
  • a caring and inclusive nursery school.

    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.
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  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Visits to the school are welcomed by prior arrangement. Please contact the school on 01772 257865 to make the appropriate arrangements.

    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.