Head Teacher

Walmsley CofE Primary School, Bolton, Lancashire, BL7 9SA

This job expired on 10 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    10 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    20 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



L18A (£63,508) – L24A (£73,559)

Head Teacher job summary

Walmsley Church of England Primary School
Head Teacher Vacancy
Group 3: Salary Scale ISR Range 13 L18A – L24A

Due to the retirement of our well respected and successful Headteacher, the children, staff and governing body of Christ Church Walmsley Church of England Primary School are seeking to appoint a dedicated, dynamic, and inspirational Headteacher to work in the strategic leadership and development of our school.

We believe that the key to success is happiness, a love of learning and a school where children feel supported, respected, and safe. Every single child is precious, and it is a privilege to play a part in their development. We are very aware that the future is in their hands, and we aim to provide them with the skills, knowledge, resilience, enthusiasm, and life skills which will equip them to lead a successful and happy life.

We are looking for a new Headteacher who is called to fulfill their vocation by helping our school to:

• Continue to be a happy and successful school where pupils are encouraged and challenged to reach their full academic and social potential in a creative, friendly, and safe Christian environment.
• To work as a partnership with pupils, their families, staff, and the wider community to provide an environment of honesty, responsibility, and integrity.
• To give ownership of the opportunities presented to the school family thus enabling them to reflect on their time at Walmsley with pride.

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

• Work within an outstanding school where we celebrate everyone’s uniqueness and the gifts and talents they have.
• 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.
• Be supported by a committed and faithful Governing Body.
• Benefit from positive links with the wider community

You are encouraged to visit school as part of this application process and we have allocated Wednesday 25th May and Wednesday 8th June for these visits to take place.

Please contact Kath Greenhalgh, School Business Manager on 01204 3322653 or greenhalghk@walmsley.bolton.sch.uk to arrange a convenient time.

The full information pack is available to download. Please email completed applications along with a Supporting Statement to Tanya Johnson - HR Manager, Bolton Council at tanya.johnson@bolton.gov.uk

Closing Date: 10th June 2022 at 9.00am
Shortlisting: 16th June 2022
Assessment Centre: 6th July 2022
Interviews: 7th July 2022

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Supporting documents

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

About Walmsley CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
341 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Walmsley School is a 1.5 form entry school, with 355 children 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 and enjoy close links to Christ Church Walmsley, which shares our beautiful setting.

We are all immensely proud of Walmsley School and the community spirit that helps make this school what it is. The behaviour of children at school is courteous, considerate and most of all, focused on learning. All of this makes ‘Walmsley’ a great place to be.

The school is seeking a leader who will build on the foundations already embedded in the school and bring their own perspective to the role, embracing our ethos of “where getting better never stops”.

We have a dedicated and professional staff team who have created an environment which grows well-rounded, confident and passionate learners. We know this opportunity will provide the successful candidate with a wealth of exciting and rewarding challenges, enabling them to excel in their personal and professional development. The pupils, staff and Governors are very excited about the future of our school and we are looking forward to recruiting the very best candidate to lead our school into its next chapter.

There is a summary of the key information you may find useful below, but you can also find lots more on our website at www.walmsley.bolton.sch.uk.

Arranging a visit to Walmsley CofE Primary School

Please contact Kath Greenhalgh, School Business Manager on 01204 3322653 or greenhalghk@walmsley.bolton.sch.uk to arrange a convenient time.

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