Ref 188400
Salary £55359 to £ 62560 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From January 2024 
Closing Date Monday at 12 Noon on 09/10/2023
Station Road , Bamber Bridge , Preston , Lancashire , PR5 6PB
Tel: 01772 339813
School website:
Roll: 760
The Governors wish to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and talented leader to be an Assistant Headteacher at our school. This is an exciting time in our school`s development and we are looking for an individual who will focus on providing the very best for every student and will positively contribute to Brownedge St Mary`s journey.

The successful candidate will:
  • be able to lead with strategic vision whilst managing the day-to-day co-ordination of the SEND provision.
  • have excellent teaching skills and a passion and commitment to ensure that every child reaches their full potential.
  • be able to take a key role in the management of the school, supporting in leading school improvements with clear vision and excellent communication.
  • be able to support, lead and inspire children, parents, colleagues and Governors.
  • take a leading role in the professional development of all staff within their team.
  • be a hardworking, imaginative thinker who has excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • have a strong moral purpose and the integrity to want the best for every student.
  • have excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage competing demands.
  • have a willingness to take risks and try innovative approaches to removing barriers to learning.

    In return, Brownedge St Mary’s offers:
  • Wonderful children, loyal and proud of their school
  • Hard working and committed staff
  • Insightful and supportive governors
  • An environment shaped by the best pastoral care where every child’s future matters
  • Excellent opportunities to develop your own professional development

    If you share our values, have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic and dedicated senior leadership team, then we would love to hear from you.

    OFSTED January 2020

    Proposed Interview Date: Week beginning 16th October 2023

    Further information and an application pack are available to download from the school website:

    This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure with the DBS. 
    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.

    Brownedge St. Mary’s Catholic High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensuring the safety of all its children and young people

    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:

    Informal discussions and visits to the school can be arranged by contacting school on 01772 339813

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Further information and an application pack are available to download from the school website: OR please see attached.
    Please return completed application 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.