7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    25 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    3 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership Group 3 - L16 £61,166 to L24 £73,559 per annum

Job summary

 Due to the early retirement of our outgoing Headteacher we have a fantastic opportunity to lead our nursery and primary school.  The Governors are keen to find a highly motivated, enthusiastic and caring Headteacher who will lead and inspire our school through the next phase of its exciting journey enabling our children to be ‘free to flourish’. 
 The successful candidate will have Headteacher, Deputy or Assistant Headteacher experience and will be prepared to engage with the whole school community. 

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:
• Substantial and current experience as a senior teacher in a primary / infant / nursery school
• Evidence of successfully leading school improvement
• Evidence of the application of strategies to review, evaluate and improve teaching and learning
• Experience of curriculum leadership and development
• Experience of guiding, coaching, mentoring or training individuals to improve their practice
• A desire to engage and work collaboratively with parents, carers and the local community
• Flexibility, initiative and drive to maintain a positive attitude in the face of a challenging and demanding job
• Excellent interpersonal skills

Applying for the job

An application pack can be downloaded from the Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council jobs page.

Completed applications forms and a supporting statement of no more than 1,200 words explaining how you meet the required criteria should be emailed to schoolhrteam@blackburn.gov.uk by no later than 9.00am on Friday, 25th June 2021.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
433 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01254 588973

About Roe Lee Park Primary School

 To learn more about Roe Lee Park Primary School please review the attached 2020 prospectus. 

Arranging a visit to Roe Lee Park Primary School

 School visits are encouraged and can be arranged by calling the School HR Team on 01254 588973.  Visits are to be booked in advance and the scheduled dates are Thursday, 10 June 2021 (afternoon) and Wednesday, 16 June 2021 (morning). 

School location

Emerald Avenue, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 9RP

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