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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    11 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

L6 - L10

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful applicant will:

Be an excellent classroom practitioner;

Be passionate about children’s learning and progress;

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.

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 and board members;

A school where every child is provided with the opportunities to achieve their potential;

A commitment to your continued professional development;

A caring and supportive learning environment.

Further details about the role

Pay Scale: Leadership Pay Scale – L6 – L10

Contract: Full Time and Permanent

Closing date for applications: 10.00am, Wednesday 11th October 2023

Shortlisting: Wednesday 18th October

Assessment Centre: Thursday 26th October

Interviews: Friday 27th October

Start date: Monday 8th January 2024

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 excellent 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 very successful and popular school.

An informal visit to the school is encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact Kath Smith, School Business Manager on 01204 333171, to arrange for either w/c 18th September or w/c 2nd October 2023.

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

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service.

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About The Oaks Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
219 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01204 333171

The children, staff and governing body of The Oaks Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational and outstanding leader to ensure the continued success and further development of our “Outstanding” school.

We believe that The Oaks is a unique school which has developed its curriculum with a clear intention to stimulate a child’s imagination, helping them to develop a love of learning and bringing that learning to life through practical experiences. Within our school the children are supported by a talented and experienced staff who are highly motivated, hard working and passionate about the children’s learning. This approach is underpinned by a set of School Values which have been co-created by all stakeholders and are supported and reinforced throughout school.

Arranging a visit to The Oaks Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@the-oaks.bolton.sch.uk.

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