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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    11 January 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 November 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L14 to L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

Parbold Douglas CE Academy is a thriving one form entry primary school with a strong Christian ethos. There is an independent Nursery on the school premises, operated by the Academy. Following the recent resignation of our highly successful Headteacher to a second Headship, the Governors are looking for a person who has:

  • A clear strategic vision for education, founded on strong Christian and educational values.
  • A passionate commitment to develop learning and excellence for all our children.
  • The ability to lead, inspire, empower, and motivate all members of the school community to ensure everyone is able to let their light shine (Matthew 5:16).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to ensure continued growth in positive relationships with parents and the caring and inclusive ethos within the school.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A warm and welcoming school with a forward thinking and dedicated team of staff who are committed to ensuring every child is able to excel and achieve.
  • Supportive parents and school community.
  • Enthusiastic and friendly pupils eager to learn and do their best.
  • Continued support for your professional development.
  • Strong links with the Parish and Diocese.
  • A supportive and ambitious Governing Board.

Further details about the role

For further information about the school, please see the school website (www.pda.lancs.sch.uk).

To request an application pack, please contact the School Business Manager (on 01257 462007 or email sbm@pda.lancs.sch.uk). The Chair of Governors welcomes the opportunity to informally discuss the post with any interested applicants. This can be arranged through the School Business Manager. Visit to the school can also be arranged through the School Business Manager. The closing date for applications is Thursday 11th January 2024, 12 noon.

The pre-interview day will take place on Tuesday 30th January 2024 with interviews taking place on Wednesday 31st January 2024.

As a school we are committed to safeguarding our children and the successful candidate will be subject to DBS and other relevant employment checks. Please note, CVs are not accepted. To apply for this vacancy, you need to complete the application form attached, as well as a Letter of Application*, and return to:


or delivery by hand or post to the school by the deadline.

*Further information about the Letter of Application can be found at the end of the Application Form, and within the Person Specification for the post.

Commitment to safeguarding

As a school we are committed to safeguarding our children and the successful candidate will be subject to DBS and other relevant employment checks.

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About Parbold Douglas Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
182 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01257 462007

Parbold Douglas Church of England Academy provides primary education, serving the community of Parbold (West Lancashire) and its surrounding area. Located in a beautiful, expansive setting to the west of Parbold Hill, it admits 30 children each year. The school site is also home to Parbold Douglas Nursery – a popular, well-resourced Early Years setting for children between 2 and 4 years old.

Arranging a visit to Parbold Douglas Church of England Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@pda.lancs.sch.uk.

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