This job expired on 7 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    17 September 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L23 - L27

Job summary

The trustees of Woodbridge Trust are looking to appoint a Head of School to work in partnership with our enthusiastic and committed staff to lead our school into the future.

We are looking for a Head of School who is ambitious and will lead the team with a relentless passion to be the very best we can be.

We want to appoint an inspirational leader who will:
• Share our clear vision to provide excellence for all of our pupils
• Ensure high quality teaching and learning for all pupils
• Develop highly motivated staff who are ambitious for our school
• Work in partnership with our multi agency team to ensure excellent provision for our pupils
• Have a strong commitment to working in partnership with parents and carers in meeting our pupils’ holistic needs
• Be committed to collaborative leadership which builds on strong partnerships within Woodbridge Trust, other schools and the wider community of Bolton.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
164 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

About Firwood High School

Firwood High School is a secondary school for pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties. There are currently 185 pupils on roll.

The school is located in a fantastic state of the art school building, which is co-located with Bolton St Catherine’s Academy, an 11–18 High School. Our facilities are of exceptional quality; they are spacious and provide the opportunity for all pupil needs to be very well met

We are a strong, happy community of fantastic young people and a dedicated staff team who aspire to provide the very best opportunities for our students. We constantly strive to fulfil our school motto of ‘Learning without Limits’.

Arranging a visit to Firwood High School

Please contact Janet Phillips at who will arrange an appropriate time with the Executive Headteacher

School location

Stitch MI Lane, Bolton, Lancashire, BL2 4HU

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