• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    26 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L7 - L13

Job summary

The governors of St John with St Michael CE Primary School are looking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher with excellent leadership skills.
The successful candidate will lead and inspire us in our drive to build on and develop our current practice in order to raise pupil achievement.

The school has applied to join the Forward as One CE Multi Academy Trust. This means that the successful candidate will receive strong professional development and mentoring as part of a strong Trust with collaboration at its heart and a mission to ensure that all within the Trust family can flourish. We are looking for a leader who is committed to promoting and enriching the Christian values of our school and with the proven ability to:

•Develop a strong team and bring innovation and execute changes in an ever-changing learning environment.
•Inspire and instil a culture of high expectations and enthuse our children to enjoy and own their learning.
•Ensure our school has a quality curriculum and that teaching throughout school is creative, innovative and rooted in evidenced based research. Ensuring this develops the talents, wellbeing and success of all members of the school community.
•Be an approachable and caring leader who can build excellent relationships with our children, staff, parents, governors and the wider community, always having the children's learning, attainment and well-being at the heart of every decision.
•A collaborative leader who will work well with the Governing Board and the Academy Trust to ensure the success of the school

In return we can offer:
•Happy and motivated children who value school and have a desire to learn
•An enthusiastic and hardworking staff team•
A village community keen to work in partnership
•A highly supportive Governing board •A commitment to your well-being and professional development
•A supportive Multi Academy Trust
•School facilities with excellent potential to promote learning both indoors and outdoors

Visits to the school are actively encouraged on the following dates:
Thursday 1st April 12.30pm and 2pm
Monday 12th April 12.30pm and 2pm
Please contact Jennifer Mills to arrange a visit: millsj@spsd.fa1.uk

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 14th April 2021
Interviews: Friday 23rd April 2021

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

Applying for the job

Please send your application to: millsj@spsd.fa1.uk

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England
Education phase
Primary
School size
127 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
millsj@spsd.fa1.uk

About St John with St Michael Church of England Primary School, Shawforth

St John with St Michael (SJSM) CE Primary School is a warm and welcoming voluntary aided school set in the picturesque area of Shawforth in the Rossendale Valley.
We are a small school for pupils aged 4 –11 years and have a Nursery unit where children can start from Rising 3. We currently have 107 children on roll and serve a village community.
Our most recent OFSTED inspection in March 2017 states that the school continues to be 'good'.
We also received a Diocesan SIAMS inspection in February 2019 and were awarded good in all areas with excellent support offered to pupils and their families, both within and beyond the school day, reflects the commitment of governors and staff to ensuring that the vision is lived out daily.

Arranging a visit to St John with St Michael Church of England Primary School, Shawforth

Visits to school are actively encouraged on the following dates:

Thursday 1st April 12.30pm and 2pm

Monday 12th April12.30pm and 2pm

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

School location

Moss Side Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 8EP

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