• Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 May 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership Pay Spine, Group 3, ISR L18-24, plus a £5,000 additional payment as a permanent part of the headteacher's annual salary

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, inspirational, experienced and highly motivated headteacher with vision and energy to continue to build on our outstanding achievements and successes and develop a robust strategy for continued improvement in the future.

We offer:
• A diverse and loving school community built on supportive relationships and Christian values.
• Supportive and dedicated staff committed to enabling all children to achieve with a record of delivering excellent education.
• Well-motivated, enthusiastic and confident children who love learning.
• Strong links with the Church and community.
• A supportive school with a strong governing body committed to providing opportunities for continued professional development.
• An excellent environment for learning in a modern building with excellent facilities.

The successful candidate will have:

• Substantial and successful experience as a headteacher or deputy headteacher of a primary school.
• An active Christian commitment and be able to sustain and develop the Christian ethos and values of the school.
• Demonstrated effective leadership and management of people and a demonstrable commitment to building partnerships with governors, staff, parents, The Church, other schools and the local community.
• A clear vision which focuses on raising achievements and standards through a wide variety of teaching and learning experiences.
• A desire to maintain and enhance the existing strengths of the school, bringing inspirational drive and ambition for continual improvement that is demonstrated through improved outcomes for children.
• A passion to ensure that all children reach their potential.
• Evidence of regular, recent and appropriate professional development for the role of headteacher.
St. Barnabas and St. Paul's CE Primary School is committed to promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to: undertake an enhanced DBS check, provide suitable references, provide evidence of qualifications and be subject to identity checks.

The best way to learn more about us is by coming to see us, our school and our enthusiastic and motivated children. For an informal discussion contact Mrs Jamila Hounslow, Chair of Governors 07813314796.

Additional allowances

Plus a £5,000 additional payment as a permanent part of the headteacher's annual salary

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
419 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01254 698413

About St Barnabas and St Paul's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

Two form entry, VA Primary School

Arranging a visit to St Barnabas and St Paul's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

Please contact Angela Brennan, School Business Manager on 01254 698413 or by email angela.brennan@sbsp.blackburn.sch.uk

School location

Oakenhurst Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 1SN

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