6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 - L21a

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an exceptional Head Teacher who will:

  • Give the highest priority to the quality of education at The Gates Primary School
  • Have the vision, passion and enthusiasm to motivate and inspire children and staff to reach their full potential
  • Ensure that children benefit from the highest standard of teaching, to prepare them for an ever-changing world
  • Promote effective engagement with parents and the wider community
  • Have high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour
  • Provide the highest levels of support for staff well-being and in their professional development

What the school offers its staff

In exchange we offer:

  • A supportive and dedicated team of staff in school
  • A school with 318 children who fully embrace the aspirational nature of our school
  • Nursery provision for 3-4 years
  • An active and committed Governing Board
  • A school which has a “Good” Ofsted rating
  • A multiple award winning school (https://www.thegates.bolton.sch.uk/page/school-awards/88951)

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 01942 634734 to arrange a visit.

The school website can be found at: https://www.thegates.bolton.sch.uk/

If you think you have the experience and knowledge to fulfil this role then please submit an application to Tanya Johnson, School’s HR Manager, Bolton Council at tanya.johnson@bolton.gov.uk

Closing date: 28th March 2023 Shortlisting date: 31st March 2023

Assessment Centre: 17th April 2023

Interviews: 18th April 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to tanya.johnson@bolton.gov.uk

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

About The Gates Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
307 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01942 634734

The Gates Primary School, Westhoughton are seeking to appoint an inspirational and outstanding leader who will embrace the strengths of our school and rise to the challenges of the future, bringing drive and ambition and providing the highest standard of leadership. standards and achievements, we are committed to the development of the whole child, highlighted through The Gates Great Expectations.

Arranging a visit to The Gates Primary School

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

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