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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 to L21A

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our Head Teacher will:

*Be a practising Catholic who actively supports our Catholic ethos and vision

*Have a collegiate approach to leadership and be able to challenge and inspire others to excel

*Be committed to working in close partnership with the local parish, parents and community

*Ensure that every child receives the best education, maintain good levels of teaching, good children's achievement and ensure the whole well-being of every child

*Be an approachable individual with a good sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

*An exciting opportunity to lead a successful school with hardworking, well behaved children who have a love of learning

* A happy, friendly, welcoming community with a strong Catholic ethos

*A diverse cohort of children and a wonderful community culture

*A rich and creative curriculum which provides opportunities for pupils to learn a wide range of skills to a high level.

*A team of friendly, professional, dedicated staff who are committed to the highest standards

*A supportive Governing Body who will work with you to achieve your aspirations

Further details about the role


Group 2 ISR 10

Salary L15 – L21A - £66,628 to £76,430

Due to the forthcoming retirement of our successful and popular Head Teacher, the governors are looking to appoint, a highly motivated Head Teacher with excellent leadership and management skills who can build on our achievements and continue to take our school to the highest levels.

Our core mission places the child at the centre of everything we do and our Head Teacher will share this vision.

Visits to the school are encouraged and welcomed. Please contact Stephanie Jones on 01204 652147.

The CES information pack is attached to download, please submit your application to Sam Tremblen, HR Lead for Childrens and Schools at sam.tremblen@bolton.gov.uk

Closing Date: 15th March 2024 at 10.00 a.m.

Shortlisting: 25th March 2024

Assessment centre and interviews: 15th and 16th April 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to successful DBS checks and references.

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About St Bernard's RC Primary School, Bolton

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
208 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01204 652147

St Bernard’s is a strong, caring, Catholic Community where all are equally valued and respected. Children lie at the heart of our successful school. Our warm, happy, friendly school is fully inclusive, serves the local community, and has a strong ethos of respecting each other. We have supportive parents, excellent parish and community links and a strong Catholic ethos.

Arranging a visit to St Bernard's RC Primary School, Bolton

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

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