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  • Job start date

    6 January 2025

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L11 - L15

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful applicant will:

Be an outstanding classroom practitioner;

Be passionate about children’s learning, progress and making a difference;

Have high expectations of children’s achievements and behaviour;

Have proven leadership qualities and the ability to inspire and motivate colleagues;

Have a good understanding of effective, inclusive education;

Be committed to involving parents in the education process;

Be able to engage all stakeholders;

Take responsibility for own CPD.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you in return:

Friendly, enthusiastic and motivated children;

An experienced, dynamic and vibrant team of staff, Governing Board and close links with the Church;

A school where every child and staff are provided with the opportunities to achieve their potential and let their light shine.

A commitment to your continued professional development and personal wellbeing;

A caring and supportive learning environment.

A happy working environment based on our school values of love, respect and forgiveness;

Support from the LA and Manchester Diocese.

Further details about the role

Pay Scale: L11 – L15 (Deputy Head Teacher Range 11)

Contract: Full Time and Permanent

Closing date for applications: 21st June 2024 at 10:00am

Shortlisting: 26th June 2024

Assessment Centre: 8th July 2024

Interviews: 9th July 2024

Start date: 6th January 2025

Due to the promotion of the current post holder, the Governing Board wish to appoint a Deputy Head Teacher. The successful candidate will first and foremost be an outstanding teacher, who is committed to achieving the best outcomes for all children. We are looking for a dynamic and innovative individual who is able to build excellent relationships within the school team and work in partnership with the Head Teacher and Governing Board to continually improve this successful and popular two form entry Church of England primary school in the heart of the Horwich community.

An informal visit to the school is encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact Mrs Green, School Business Manager on 01204 333147 to arrange.

Please email your completed application form and supporting statement to Sam Tremblen, HR Lead, Children’s Services and Schools, Bolton Council at sam.tremblen@bolton.gov.uk

School website can be found here: https://www.horwichparish.net/

Safeguarding and CP policy can be found here: https://www.horwichparish.net/serve_file/24149157

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to sam.tremblen@bolton.gov.uk

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About Horwich Parish CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
324 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01204 333147

Arranging a visit to Horwich Parish CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@horwichparish.net.

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