33 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a deputy headteacher who:

  • Will support the school’s distinctive Christian character.
  • Has a strong faith and a passion for pastoral care in school.
  • Is an inspirational and outstanding classroom practitioner who leads by example and who motivates, inspires and challenges children to be the best that they can be.
  • Is passionate about children’s learning and has a proven track record of raising attainment and developing the whole child.
  • Has high expectations and will inspire, challenge and encourage staff to achieve the best outcomes for themselves and our pupils, enabling them to reach their full potential.
  • Is innovative and forward thinking with a progressive vision for school improvement through drive, ambition and creativity.

What the school offers its staff

In return St Aidan’s can offer:

  • A wonderful Christian school in a warm and welcoming environment.
  • A friendly and dedicated team who support each other.
  • Strong links with the church and the community.
  • A headteacher and governors who will support you in this role and in your own further professional development.
  • An inclusive school with happy and hardworking children.

Further details about the role

The governors seek to appoint a strong and enthusiastic Deputy Headteacher to join our small but very hardworking team.

In addition to being a creative and excellent classroom practitioner the ideal candidate will be a determined and ambitious leader with the vision and skills to work effectively alongside the headteacher in the key strategic role of raising standards. We require a leader who will support and promote our Christian ethos in both our school and our wider community whilst developing inspirational learning experiences across the curriculum.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Aidan’s CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the physical, mental and emotional welfare of every pupil. We implement a whole-school preventative approach to managing safeguarding concerns, ensuring that the wellbeing of pupils is at the forefront of all action taken.

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About Bamber Bridge St Aidan's Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
135 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01772 337321

St. Aidan's Church of England Primary School is a small primary school for boys and girls aged four to eleven years. It is situated in Bamber Bridge on the outskirts of Preston. The school has approximately 135 pupils on roll. At St. Aidan's we endeavour to provide children with an education that allows and encourages them to achieve their true potential. We provide an atmosphere in which children feel happy, valued, safe and secure.

Arranging a visit to Bamber Bridge St Aidan's Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@st-aidans-pri.lancs.sch.uk.

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