2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    29 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Leigh St Peter's CE Primary School Headteacher required for September 2023 Group 3 ISR L18-24 NOR 365

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The children, staff, parents and Governors are seeking to appoint an inspiring individual who can challenge, lead and guide the whole school to reach its full potential. Our school is at the heart of the local community and the ability to foster and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders including the local Church and Parish is central to the role.

The successful candidate will:

  • Lead with Christian vision, promote the strong Christian ethos within school and support the spiritual, moral and emotional wellbeing of the children.
  • Challenge and inspire the children and staff to achieve their full potential.
  • Guide the development of the curriculum and learning, with a clear focus on ensuring every child receives an outstanding education alongside wider personal development opportunities.

What the school offers its staff

This is a fantastic opportunity, for the candidate who demonstrates the above qualities, to take the next step in their career and fulfil their potential, whilst making a positive difference to the outcomes of our children.

Further details about the role

An informal visit to our school is encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact Michelle Foster, Clerk to the Selection Panel via e-mail at michelle.foster@wigan.gov.uk to make arrangements.

The post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulation and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

Leigh St Peter’s CofE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this post.

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 michelle.foster@wigan.gov.uk

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

About Leigh St Peter's CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
365 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Arranging a visit to Leigh St Peter's CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email michelle.foster@wigan.gov.uk.

School location

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