9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Contract type
L14 (£58,135) - L21 (£68,347) per annum.

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader following the departure of an extremely successful headteacher, at an exciting point in the development of the school. The governors will look to the new headteacher to build on what has made - and continues to make – Brookhouse successful and distinctive, whilst at the same time developing a robust strategy for the future.

We are looking for a headteacher who will demonstrate personal, visible and accessible leadership and build on strong foundations that will inspire the continued momentum and ambition for the school. The successful candidate will embrace our clear vision and values and bring inspirational drive and ambition for continual improvement that is demonstrated through improved outcomes for our children.

We would like to appoint someone who:
 Is dedicated to continuing to raise standards in our safe, supportive and inclusive school where high standards and expectations through excellent and inspirational teaching, learning and assessment is provided for every child.
 Will value and develop the strengths and skills of our staff.
 Has professional dedication, commitment, resilience and relishes a challenge.
 Has a clear vision and rationale for behaviour management that is compatible with our extremely effective approach and standards across the school community.
 Adopts our vision, ethos, values and motto ‘Be the best you can be!’.
 Continue to build upon already strong links with our community.

Brookhouse 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, will be subject to receipt of suitable references, and qualifications and identity checks.

Closing Date for Applications: Thursday, 30th September, 2021

Interview Day 1: Wednesday 13th October, 2021. Any shortlisted candidates will need to be available to undertake tasks on this visit as part of the interview process.
Interview Day 2: Thursday 14th October, 2021.

Applying for the job

Completed application forms and a supporting statement of no more than 1,500 words explaining how you meet the required criteria should be emailed to schoolhrteam@blackburn.gov.uk by no later than 12:00pm on Thursday, 30th September 2021.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
264 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01254 588973

About Brookhouse Primary School

We can offer:
 Delightful, well-behaved children who are inspired to learn in exciting and creative ways.
 An enthusiastic and talented staff team who go the extra mile to make Brookhouse a great place to be, who motivate pupils to promote independence and a love of learning.
 A whole school community committed to our vision, values and mission, with a climate where excellence is the standard.
 A challenging and stimulating place to work.
 A commitment to your professional development.

Arranging a visit to Brookhouse Primary School

The best way to learn more about us is by coming to see us, our school and our enthusiastic and creative children who would be happy to show you around.

For further details or to arrange a visit contact our Business Manager, Fatima Seedat on 01254 666050 or email: fatima.seedat@brookhouse.blackburn.sch.uk

School location

Troy Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 6NY

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