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£52415 to £ 62263 
Full Time
From Required April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter 
Noon 16/11/2018 


12034 BURNLEY ST STEPHEN'S CE, Woodgrove Road, Burnley

Roll: 210
Previous applicants will automatically be reconsidered

This is a perfect opportunity for an inspirational leader who exudes passion and enthusiasm for the education of young people to further develop our thriving, friendly school and to continue to uphold its proud Christian ethos.

We are looking for someone who has the potential to be an exceptional Headteacher who will build on the strengths of the school to maintain our current OFSTED rating of `Good' and to make progress towards `Outstanding', to match our SIAMS rating. You will be someone who will inspire vision and leadership whilst working in partnership with our children, dedicated and innovative staff and governors and our supportive parents/carers.
We are seeking to employ a school leader who:

- Is committed to maintaining and developing the Christian ethos within the school and wider community.
- Will take a bold and challenging approach to making changes where needed.
- Has the skills and vision to support the continuous development of the school.
- Demonstrates exceptional interpersonal skills and a strong commitment to teamwork
- Has the ability to run and develop effective management systems in which roles, responsibilities and accountabilities are clearly articulated and communicated.
- Has a work ethic that includes positivity, energy and humour

What we can offer you:
- A genuine opportunity to develop your career and make your own mark on our school as we aim to achieve the highest standards.
- Children who are eager to learn, and who enjoy their school life which includes a wide range of extra-curricular activities.
- A committed and experienced team of teaching staff and assistants.
- The support of an active, dedicated Governing body.
- A close working relationship with parents/carers, Church and our local community.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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.

Closing date: Friday 16th November Noon
Shortlisting: Tuesday 27th November
Interview date: Tuesday 11th December


Visits to the school are positively encouraged. Please contact the headteacher, Sue Cornwell, on 01282 427848 to arrange a visit.
The Headteacher c/o the School.Application forms can be downloaded online or can be requested from:
Completed applications must be submitted electronically to:
Rehabilitation of offenders Act 1974 - details of any criminal record spent or unspent should be sent to the chair of governors at school address by the closing date
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We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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