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  • Start date details

    Summer Term start or earlier if possible

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L18B – L22 (£71,729 – £79,112)

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Led whole school Personal Development and/or safeguarding for at least three years at senior leadership Assistant Principal level or equivalent.
  • Proven record in delivering excellent results as a classroom teacher or in role as senior leader.
  • Experience of more than one school
  • Experience of identifying, implementing, monitoring and evaluating effective strategies for improving school’s personal development offer.
  • Experience of leading, coaching and mentoring as well as delivering staff training
  • Experience of resolving complex problems and situations successfully in school
  • Experience of working across phases in at least three of the following EYFS, KS1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Up to date knowledge of legislation relating to all aspects of Safeguarding, Personal Development and hands on experience of delivery of PSHE/RSHE.
  • Up to date knowledge of the Ofsted framework in all areas of Personal Development and Safeguarding.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to consider both the detail and the ‘bigger picture’
  • Self-motivated and resilient
  • Effective team worker and leader
  • Have a strong interest in transition.
  • Love enrichment and opportunities to develop character
  • Sees SMSC education as an opportunity and not a bolt on.
  • Have a highly effective style that is both consultative and influential
  • Strong emotional intelligence

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • a supportive induction programme and have access to high quality CPD.
  • consistent support from a dedicated CEO, Trustees, central trust team and Head Teachers.
  • a paid premium to a Healthcare Cash Plan to claim back contributions towards dental, optical and other medical costs.
  • 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Bishop Fraser Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to child protection screening including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and also past employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer. References will be sought prior to interview.

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About The Bishop Fraser Trust

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The Bishop Fraser Trust is Multi Academy Trust which was set up on the 1st December 2017. Our family of schools are as follows;
• St James’s Church of England High School (11-16)
• Canon Slade School (11-18)
• Bolton St Catherine’s Academy (3-16)
• Bury Church of England High School (11-16)
• St Catherine’s Church of England Primary (Horwich) (3-11)

The Trust’s vision is based on our strongly held Christian values: “To allow all children to experience ‘Life in all it’s fullness’, no matter what their starting point.” We offer a high quality, inclusive and distinctive education within a caring and nurturing environment based on our Christian values, recognising the uniqueness of each child.

Our schools are situated in Bolton and Bury. We are an outward facing Trust and constantly look to learn and collaborate with others. We also have an excellent provision via our Train Teach Lead Partnership (TTLP), which offers excellent CPD and school to school support. Our links with Manchester Diocese, GMLP and the Bolton Learning Partnership continues to be strong.

Arranging a visit to The Bishop Fraser Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lcardwell@thebishopfrasertrust.co.uk.

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