Head Teacher

St Michael's CofE Primary School, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 2PL

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  • Job start date

    1 April 2023

  • Closing date

    18 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£63,508 - £73,559

Pay scale

ISR Range 13 L18A - L24A

Head Teacher job summary

Due to the retirement of our highly regarded and well-loved Head Teacher, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational and dedicated Head Teacher capable of delivering educational excellence and committed to the needs of a highly popular multicultural school.

St Michael’s is a welcoming and inclusive Christian school serving a culturally diverse local community. Our Christian vision and values underpin our daily life within school.

As a Church of England Primary School we support those of the Christian faith, those with other faiths and those of no faith in order to experience ‘life in all its fullness’.

Our Mission Statement

At St Michael’s CEP our Christian foundations shine brightly for all to see, guiding us spiritually, morally, socially and intellectually to become confident, successful and aspirational throughout our lives.

Our children and staff demonstrate our motto of ‘Sharing, Caring and Learning Together’ as a family, mindful of our Creator, caring for, respecting and valuing each other within our school community, our country and around our world.

We are looking for a Head Teacher who will continue to lead a happy, successful and safe school

and is committed to ensuring that:

  • Every child is cared for as an individual and nurtured to reach their personal potential.
  • The importance of academic progress is accompanied by opportunities to develop social, creative and sporting skills.

  • The strong links with our church and community are continued and further developed.
  • The Christian ethos continues to flourish within the diverse community.
  • Families are encouraged to be involved in their child’s education.
  • All staff are respected, supported and appreciated.
  • Our extensive range of after school and lunchtime clubs are continued

We, the children, staff and governing body offer you the opportunity to:

  • Lead a school that strives for academic excellence and provides an exciting and enriching experience for all our children.
  • Work alongside a dedicated and loyal staff team.
  • Work in a vibrant and well-resourced school building and grounds including wildlife area, extensive outdoor space and purpose built learning environment.
  • Provide enhanced opportunities for children through the use of our own minibus.
  • Be supported by a committed and faithful Governing Body.
  • The support of an experienced Leadership Team.
  • Benefit from positive links with the wider community.
  • Develop your own skills through a commitment to continued professional development opportunities.

Visits to school are strongly recommended and warmly welcomed. We have allocated Thursday 6th October and Monday 10th October for these visits to take place.

Please contact Jean Tierney, School Business Manager, on 01204 333063 ortierneyj@st-michaels.bolton.sch.ukto arrange a convenient time.

Please email completed applications along with a Supporting Statement to Tanya Johnson - HR Manager, Bolton Council attanya.johnson@bolton.gov.uk

Closing Date: 18th October 2022 at 9.00am

Shortlisting: 1st November 2022

Assessment Centre: 9th November 2022

Interviews: 10th November 2022

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About St Michael's CofE Primary School, Great Lever

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
491 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

We are a two form entry school, with over 500 children from ages 2-11 currently on roll and we have a dedicated team of both teaching and support staff who ensure that our children enjoy a happy and caring Christian educational experience. We have an excellent reputation within the diverse local community and enjoy close links with St. Michael’s church, which can be accessed directly from the school site. The children enjoy regular visits to church to learn about the Christian faith whilst parents are invited to attend our popular St. Michael’s community café. The eco church grounds are used by the school to support environmental education.

We are extremely proud of St. Michael’s and the ethos that makes the school so unique. The success of the school has been recognised by a number of validations and awards including the Bolton School of the Year award, IQM flagship award and School of Sanctuary.

The children at St. Michael’s are eager to learn, enjoy and value their education, are kind and considerate to others and behave well.

The school is seeking a leader who will build on the many successes already achieved by the school embracing our ethos of “Sharing, Caring and Learning together.”

We have an enthusiastic, dedicated and professional staff team who have created an environment which allows all children to excel. We know this opportunity will provide the successful candidate with a wealth of exciting and rewarding challenges, enabling them to further enhance their personal and professional development.

The pupils, staff and Governors are committed to ensuring that our school continues to provide the highest quality of education for our wonderful children.

Arranging a visit to St Michael's CofE Primary School, Great Lever

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tanya.johnson@bolton.gov.uk.

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