22 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Group 7: ISR 27-34 NOR: 1135

What skills and experience we're looking for

Following the retirement of our present highly successful Headteacher in December 2024, the Governors are seeking to appoint an outstanding and experienced leader of staff and pupils who has the vision to lead the school into an exciting new era.

HEADTEACHER GROUP 7: ISR 27-34 NOR: 1135

Governors, staff and pupils are looking for an inspiring headteacher with:

  • an active, Christian commitment, able to develop further the excellent standards and Christian ethos of the school
  • a clear educational philosophy and vision which focuses on learning and teaching to deliver high attainment and progress
  • a passion to ensure that all children and adults are able to flourish through extensive opportunities for personal development and spiritual growth
  • a commitment to the pursuit of excellence in a forward looking, vibrant school
  • a desire to maintain and enhance the existing strengths of the school through a commitment to collaboration and professional growth.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and collaborator, committed to sustaining and enhancing our highly effective partnerships with pupils, staff, governors, parents, local parishes, Diocese, Church of England and global partners.


What the school offers its staff

St Michael’s CE High School is a mixed, oversubscribed 11-16 Single Academy Trust (SAT) with a tradition of academic excellence.

The school is a strong Christian community:

  • an excellent reputation throughout the county, Diocese and within the Church of England
  • principled, forward thinking, highly motivated staff team and Governing Body
  • friendly, articulate and well-mannered pupils
  • exceptionally popular admission and over subscribed for many years
  • sustained success in pupil outcomes (top 10% of non-selective schools nationally for pupil attainment and at least top 20% of schools nationally for pupil progress for over a decade)
  • a collaborative understanding and engagement in the multi academy agenda.

Further details about the role

Application packs may be obtained from the school website www.saint-michaels.com/job-vacancies or alternatively contact Mrs C Jenner, Governance Professional, on 01257 264740 or email: vacancies@saint-michaels.lancs.sch.uk Visits welcomed by appointment.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

St Michael’s is an inclusive school that seeks to promote diversity in the workplace. This is reflected in our Mission Statement where we seek to, “celebrate the uniqueness of each individual.” We are committed to equal opportunities and promoting the health and welfare of our school community.

Closing Date: 9am 20 June 2024

Shortlisting: 27 June 2024

Interviews: 11&12 July 2024

Start Date: 1 January 2025

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

St Michael’s is an inclusive school that seeks to promote diversity in the workplace. This is reflected in our Mission Statement where we seek to, “celebrate the uniqueness of each individual.” We are committed to equal opportunities and promoting the health and welfare of our school community.

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 vacancies@saint-michaels.lancs.sch.uk

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About St Michael's Church of England High School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1137 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01257264740

St Michael’s is a high achieving school that seeks to provide opportunities for all pupils to grow in body, mind and spirit. We are committed to the pursuit of academic excellence, with Attainment 8 of 57.8 and Progress 8 of 0.49 in 2023.

Arranging a visit to St Michael's Church of England High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@saint-michaels.lancs.sch.uk.

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