16 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Pupils, staff and governors of Barton St Lawrence CE Primary School are seeking to appoint a dedicated, inspirational and ambitious Headteacher with proven excellence in teaching pupils in the primary phase. We are looking for a dynamic leader to continue to move the School forward and to bring enthusiasm, leadership and creativity to the role.

Are you:

  • A practising Christian with a strong faith commitment?
  • An inspiring leader who can share and clearly communicate ambitions for the long-term future and development of our school, bringing new perspectives and initiatives to continue our school’s current success and build upon our high standards?
  • A reflective and understanding leader who can guide, support and develop the full potential of our whole school team by motivating staff to maintain and develop innovative teaching and learning?
  • Able to nurture a life-long love of learning, enabling all children to develop and discover the champion within?
  • Able to recognise the added value and benefit of opportunities outside the classroom and foster the best possible outcomes for each and every child? Committed to safeguarding and to the welfare and wellbeing of staff and pupils?
  • Able to promote strong and positive relationships within the School, Church and community?
If you possess the qualities and experience needed to take on this exciting opportunity, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

In exchange we can offer:

  • A friendly, welcoming and inclusive semi-rural school with a close working relationship with the Church and community.
  • Enthusiastic, ambitious children who are eager to learn and strive to be the best that they can be and who look forward to their future with confidence and excitement.
  • A motivated, highly skilled and committed staff team, who are dedicated to providing excellent teaching, life opportunities and unique experiences for our children.
  • A vibrant and very active PTFA.
  • Facilities that have been developed to provide a rich and stimulating learning environment.
  • An active, supportive and experienced Governing Board.

  • A commitment to staff well-being, fulfilment and training.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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 schoolsrecruitment@lancashire.gov.uk

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About Barton St Lawrence Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
195 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01772 862664

A one-form entry primary school in a semi-rural location just north of Preston.

Arranging a visit to Barton St Lawrence Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@st-lawrence.lancs.sch.uk.

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