17 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    13 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 March 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

This is an exciting opportunity to become the headteacher of a well-run and inclusive community school founded on the values of honesty, respect, care and commitment.

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint a new headteacher who is:

1. A highly motivated and reflective leader who can exemplify the school values.

2. An educationalist with experience of monitoring and tracking staff and pupil performance and exposure to effective budgeting.

3. Proven to have excellent interpersonal skills in liaising with staff, pupils and external stakeholders.

4. Capable of developing and delivering school strategies and initiative to shape the future success of the school.

5. Ready to support challenge and empower the staff to achieve their full potential.

6. Passionate to enrich our pupils’ experience and develop their lifelong love of learning.

What the school offers its staff

In Chapelfield you will find a school that:

1. Is a community school with established routines and processes and a proven record of strong KS2 attainment outcomes.

2. Has a long-standing staff body, who work well as a team, committed and excited to support you in achieving the vision for the school.

3. Is fortunate to have pupils with genuine love for their teachers, their peers and engage actively in their learning.

4. Has an established and supportive Governing Body.

5. Has a growing PTFA who wish to support you in delivering the school vision.

Commitment to safeguarding

Employees of Chapelfield Primary School have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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 chapelfield@bury.gov.uk

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Upload additional documents

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

About Chapelfield Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
297 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 723 5519

This is an exciting opportunity to become the headteacher of a well-run and inclusive community school founded on the values of honesty, respect, care and commitment. At Chapelfield we are preparing children for a life in a diverse world outside school. We encourage respect, understanding and the celebration of difference in our school and the local and wider community, with particular focus on Rights and Responsibilities. As our school values and aims indicate, Chapelfield School is committed to promoting the highest possible standards of moral responsibility, learning and achievement for all its children, regardless of gender, culture, race or ability. Equal Opportunities provision features in all our policies, please let us know of any reasonable adjustment that might be needed.

Arranging a visit to Chapelfield Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email chapelfield@bury.gov.uk.

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