Ref 192306
Salary £52074 to £ 58959 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2025 or sooner 
Closing Date 09:00 am 17/06/2024
Gloucester Road , Chorley , Lancashire , PR7 3HN
Tel: 01257 263063
School website:
Roll: 116
Due to the successful promotion of our current Assistant Headteacher to Deputy Headteacher, we are keen to appoint an enthusiastic, forward-thinking colleague to join an experienced and highly successful Leadership Team.  You will have excellent time management, inter-personal and organisational skills, together with an ability to support teams in working together, while showing commitment to ensure equality of opportunity and accountability for all.  You will already be an excellent classroom practitioner with recent experience of leading an area across the school and a proven track record of leading whole school development.  You must be someone who wants to thrive and develop your career by working at Mayfield.  The successful candidate will lead on curriculum development across school.  This is a key strategic appointment to the Senior Leadership team, assisting with day-to-day management of the school along with a timetabled teaching commitment across our post 16 provision.  

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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 CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.
Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified teacher status
  • Degree
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • A leadership qualification or working towards
  • Essential Experience
  • See detailed specification 

  • Desirable Experience
  • See detailed specification 
  • Proposed Interview Date:

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    Please note no curriculum vitae's will be accepted.

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