8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    10 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

The core purpose of the Headteacher role is to provide professional leadership and management of the school, which will promote a secure foundation from which to deliver the School’s Vision and Christian values.

The Headteacher will ensure the safety of children and staff through robust and effective child protection and safeguarding procedures.

Through partnerships with Forward As One CE Multi Academy Trust, the Diocese, local schools and other agencies, the Headteacher will play a key role in improving standards across the school to result in better outcomes for all groups of pupils in their intellectual, physical, spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.

The Headteacher will take responsibility for the internal organisation and day-to-day management of the school and for developing and promoting the wider role of the school within the local community.

Applying for the job

Please return application forms to: millsj@spsd.fa1.uk

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
Up to 210 pupils
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email

About St James' Church of England Primary School

We are a one-form entry, Church of England primary school for children 4-11 years old in the Parish of The Good Shepherd, Ashton-under-Lyne. We are proud to be part of the Forward As One Multi Academy Trust. Our most recent Ofsted judgement is ‘Good’.

As a Church of England Primary School, rooted in a Christian tradition, we believe that academic success and personal wellbeing are equal partners.

Our mission is to develop a happy community with enquiring minds, a spirit of curiosity and a love of learning where there is respect for self, others and the environment. We want every member of our team to have the skills, confidence, resilience and adaptability to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Our school serves a vibrant and diverse community and each individual brings with them their own unique qualities. By putting our inclusive Christian values and ethos into practice, we aim to empower our whole community to grow spiritually, academically and morally to build a better world for the future. We are stronger together.

Arranging a visit to St James' Church of England Primary School

Visits to the school are actively encouraged on the following date:
Monday 29th March: 2pm and 4pm

Please contact Jennifer Mills: millsj@spsd.fa1.uk to arrange a school visit.

School location

Romney Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 9HU

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