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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    18 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L12 to L16

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Deputy Head teacher who will continue to share the leadership of a happy, successful, safe school and is committed to ensuring that:

  • Every child is cared for as an individual and nurtured to reach their personal potential.
  • The importance of academic progress is accompanied by opportunities to develop social, creative and sporting skills.
  • The strong links with our church and community are continued and further developed.
  • The Christian ethos continues to flourish within the diverse community.
  • Families are encouraged to be involved in their child’s education.
  • All staff are respected, supported and appreciated.
  • Our extensive range of after school and lunchtime clubs are continued

What the school offers its staff

We, the children, staff and governing body offer you the opportunity to:

  • Lead a school that strives for academic excellence and provides an exciting and enriching experience for all our children.
  • Work alongside a dedicated and loyal staff team.
  • Work in a vibrant and well-resourced school building and grounds including wildlife area, extensive outdoor space and purpose built learning environment.
  • Provide enhanced opportunities for children through the use of our own minibus.
  • Be supported by a committed and faithful Governing Body.
  • The support of an experienced Leadership Team.
  • Benefit from positive links with the wider community.
  • Develop your own skills through a commitment to continued professional development opportunities.

Further details about the role

Due to the promotion of our long-standing deputy head teacher, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational and dedicated deputy, capable of delivering educational excellence and committed to the needs of a highly popular multicultural school.

You are encouraged to visit school as part of this application process and we have allocated Wednesday 29th March or Thursday 30th March for these visits to take place.

Please contact Jean Tierney, School Business Manager, on 01204 333063 or tierneyj@st-michaels.bolton.sch.uk to arrange a convenient time.

The information pack is available to download. Please email completed applications along with a Supporting Statement totierneyj@st-michaels.bolton.sch.uk

Closing Date: 18th April 2023 at 9.00am

Shortlisting: 19th April 2023

Assessment and Interviews: 27th April 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

St Michael's is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and it expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About St Michael's CofE Primary School, Great Lever

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
493 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01204 333063

St Michael’s is a welcoming and inclusive Christian school serving a culturally diverse local community. Our Christian vision and values underpin our daily life within school.

As a Church of England Primary School we support those of the Christian faith, those with other faiths and those of no faith in order to experience ‘life in all its fullness’.

Our Mission Statement

At St Michael’s CEP our Christian foundations shine brightly for all to see, guiding us spiritually, morally, socially and intellectually to become confident, successful and aspirational throughout our lives.
Our children and staff demonstrate our motto of ‘Sharing, Caring and Learning Together’ as a family, mindful of our Creator, caring for, respecting and valuing each other within our school community, our country and around our world.

Arranging a visit to St Michael's CofE Primary School, Great Lever

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tierneyj@st-michaels.bolton.sch.uk.

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