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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 - L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body is pleased to invite applications for the post of Headteacher of our ambitious and caring Church of England School, which is located in Warrington. Governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Headteacher with the vision and energy to continue to build on our achievements, working with the staff and Governing Body to develop a robust strategy for continued improvement.

The successful candidate will have:

- A commitment to further developing the Christian ethos and values of the school

- The ability to ensure that all children are given opportunities to reach their full God-given potential

- A desire to enhance the existing strengths of the school, bringing a nurturing and inspirational drive and ambition for continual improvement

- A clear vision which focuses on raising achievement and standards through a wide variety of teaching and learning experiences

- Significant experience as a senior leader in a primary school, with a proven track record of effective leadership and management

- A commitment to raise aspirations within the school community, and prepare pupils for the next stage of their lives

- An ability and passion to develop leaders on all levels

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

- Enthusiastic, confident and well-behaved children, who love learning and are proud of their school

- Supportive and dedicated staff; committed to enabling all children to achieve their true potential

- A close relationship with our Church

- Strong relationships with parents/carers and effective links with the community

- A happy, vibrant working environment for learning

- A strong governing body committed to providing opportunities for continued professional development, and to providing a rich and stimulating curriculum, enhanced with a range of activities and clubs

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About Birchwood CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
183 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01925 823316

Welcome to Birchwood Church of England Primary School. Our School Values are: · Perseverance · Hope · Respect · Trust · Friendship · Love Our Christian ethos and values underpin all of our actions. We believe everyone has limitless potential and that all of our children can achieve if given rich opportunities, experiences, care and guidance. With children who are eager to learn, parents and Governors who are supportive, our team of dedicated staff promote a culture of creativity with high aspirations where there are no barriers to a child’s success. We challenge our children and ourselves to be the best we can be in a safe, rich and purposeful environment, while learning together through faith, fun and friendship. We have high expectations and relentlessly strive for excellence. We encourage children to take pride in their presentation, environment and learning. We expect children to demonstrate excellent manners and behaviour with respect for others and their environment. Staff work closely together to ensure consistency of these expectations and a shared responsibility for all children regardless of class or year group.

Arranging a visit to Birchwood CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email birchwood_primary@sch.warrington.gov.uk.

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