4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    28 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L19 - L23

Job summary

 L19 – L23 Required from 1st January 2022 or sooner if possible  
"Sir John Thursby Community College continues to be a good school. Staff enjoy working at this school. The pupils that we spoke to told us that they feel safe at school. They have good relationships with staff and they are well cared for. Senior leaders are determined to make the school better for pupils and staff.”
Ofsted January 2020 

This is an outstanding opportunity for a proven leader to make a difference as Deputy Headteacher: Curriculum and Outcomes.  We are looking for a driven and passionate leader with the inspiration, motivation, vision and expertise to: 
·      To continue to develop, communicate and deliver the strategic vision for the school 

·      To provide dynamic and professional leadership and management of the school 

·      To ensure that achievement rises across all subjects based on the delivery of an appropriate and inspiring curriculum and evidenced through analysis of student performance and outcomes 

It is our ambition to become a ‘truly great school’, where our learners don’t just achieve great results but also grow and develop into successful and caring young people. We believe that all our students and staff should be known, valued and loved and our success as a school is built on strong positive relationships between all members of our community. We value our staff and invest in their professional development, believing that everyone has the ability to become great at what they do. This post would be ideal for anyone considering Headship. We are an oversubscribed secondary school and our outstanding building enables our students and staff to work in a fantastic learning environment.  Our students are at the centre of all we do and our staff have a passion for improving the life chances of the young people and the community we serve. 

Further details and application form are available from the school website or Irene Hayhurst (on behalf of the Headteacher) as detailed below. We welcome visitors to the school (COVID restrictions permitting). To arrange a time to visit and meet with the headteacher please contact his PA Leanne Barwell (email - l.barwell@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk. or telephone 01282 682313 ext: 21009). 

For application information please:  ·         download from the ‘vacancies’ section on the college website:  www.sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk ·         or email i.hayhurst@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk ·         or telephone 01282 682313  Send your completed Application form to: i.hayhurst@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk  Closing date:  9am Tuesday 22nd June 2021 Shortlisting will take place during the week of Monday 28th June 2021 Interview process date:  Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th July 2021  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.   

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
1123 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number

About Sir John Thursby Community College

Mainstream, Foundation, LA maintained, 11-16 Secondary School. Sir John Thursby Community College is a mixed 11-16, multi-cultural, fully inclusive college which values all students, staff and our community partners. We have over 1,000 students on roll and over 150 staff enjoying working together to provide the best for everyone. In 2016 Ofsted rated us GOOD in all areas. Our facilities are exceptional for 21st Century learning. 

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School location

Eastern Avenue, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2AT

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