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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 February 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 - L21A

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body are looking for a headteacher who will:

  • Build on the unique vision of The Oaks, continuing to “Bring Learning to Life” and enhancing the children’s lifelong love of learning;
  • Provide outstanding leadership, inspiring and motivating all children and staff to reach their full potential;
  • Be and effective and engaging communicator, able to work in partnership with Governors and the wider school community; and
  • Be able to demonstrate effective financial management of the school budget.

What the school offers its staff

The children of The Oaks are looking for a headteacher who is, in their own words:

  • Someone who is fair and always listens to everyone’s point of view;
  • Someone who shows all our school values not just says them;
  • Some who is fun and organises lots of extra curricular activities;
  • Someone who is brave because they have to keep us safe; and
  • Someone who comes and visits us in class to help us and sees our learning when they have free time.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please contact Kath Smith on 01204 333171 to arrange a visit. Relevant information in respect of The Oaks is available on the school website (www.theoaksbolton.co.uk)

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

Closing Date: 10am 24th March 2023

Shortlisting Date: 27th March 2023

Assessment Centre: 26th April 2023

Interview: 27th 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.

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About The Oaks Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
219 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01204 333171

The children, staff and governing body of The Oaks Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational and outstanding leader to ensure the continued success and further development of our “Outstanding” school.

We believe that The Oaks is a unique school which has developed its curriculum with a clear intention to stimulate a child’s imagination, helping them to develop a love of learning and bringing that learning to life through practical experiences. Within our school the children are supported by a talented and experienced staff who are highly motivated, hard working and passionate about the children’s learning. This approach is underpinned by a set of School Values which have been co-created by all stakeholders and are supported and reinforced throughout school.

Arranging a visit to The Oaks Primary School

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

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