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  • Job start date

    3 June 2024

  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L11 to L15

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of Loreto High School Chorlton seek to appoint a well-qualified, committed, experienced and inspirational Assistant Headteacher to join our Senior Leadership Team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and highly motivated leader with outstanding potential to continue their leadership journey in our well led, collaborative, ambitious and vibrant school. Loreto High School has been judged by Ofsted to be a ‘Good’ school and we are now looking for an energetic, passionate individual who is excited to contribute to the next stage of our journey. We are an aspirational, reflective, supportive and creative learning community where all adults are learners who strive rigorously for excellence in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for our students and make a real difference in their lives.

The successful candidate will work as a team with the Headteacher and other senior and middle leaders to drive forward the Governors’ and Loreto Trust Board’s vision for the improvement of the school and will lead the development, implementation and review of the school’s inclusion strategy. The successful post holder will be ‘committed to building a better world’, ensuring all staff involved in inclusion function effectively as a team allowing our students to flourish academically and develop into confident, articulate, active, respectful, successful and happy young people.

This role will suit an enthusiastic and inspirational individual who enjoys working as part of a dedicated team and will provide the opportunity to excel in a supportive environment. The successful candidate will be self-aware, open to development and believe, like we do, that ‘feedback is a gift’ and be passionate about making a real difference in the lives of our students.

What the school offers its staff

We are committed to providing staff with high quality, professional development. We hold regular training to develop the skills and knowledge needed by staff in their current role or look towards the next step in their career. The induction of new staff is important, and we have tailored programmes to meet individual needs.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package.

  • Employee Assistance Scheme provided by Health Assured - unlimited access to advice, information and face to face counselling support on a range of issues including emotional, personal, legal and financial or relationship issues for yourself and those living within your household.
  • Bike2Work Scheme- where you can save money on the cost of bicycles and equipment

Commitment to safeguarding

Loreto High School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred-list check, together with additional checks as part of the shortlisting process, including carrying out an online search.

More Information can be found at www.loretochorlton.co.uk

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About Loreto High School Chorlton

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
760 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0161 881 9448

Part of the international family of Loreto schools and colleges and as such benefits from a 400 year old tradition and links with Loreto Sixth Form College and with Loreto schools both in the UK and worldwide. “The vision and values of the Gospel and the Loreto community of schools act as a living reference point for the whole community.” Section 48 Inspection.

Loreto High School is a ‘Good School’ (Ofsted January 2019) at an exciting point in its school improvement journey “Leaders have the ambition and demonstrable capacity to further enhance the good quality of education which the school currently provides.” Ofsted 2019.

A small, friendly, inclusive, cohesive school where we get to know our students well, find out what they are good at and develop their talents “… a welcoming, caring and passionate school that really does know every child.” Ofsted 2019 Parent View

“School leaders and other staff pride themselves on the good relationships that they build and care that they have with pupils.” Ofsted 2019

Visitors tell us our students are calm and well-mannered and that our Catholic ethos is powerfully transmitted; “Inspectors were impressed by pupils’ positive interactions with one another and adults.” Ofsted 2019

We will support and develop you to become an outstanding practitioner. We are an aspirational, reflective and creative learning community where all adults are learners who strive rigorously for excellence in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for our students.

Excellent CPD programme to support teachers at each stage of their career; “The training programme which leaders manage is well planned and implemented.” Ofsted 2019

Arranging a visit to Loreto High School Chorlton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@loretochorlton.manchester.sch.uk.

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