25 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 August 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    18 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Contract type
L8-L21 to be confirmed on appointment

Job summary

Our outstanding school is set at the heart of a vibrant Cheshire town with a strong community spirit. We are an inclusive and caring school where children, parents, governors and staff are inspired by teaching and learning. Individuals are energetic, responsible, caring and committed to achieving extraordinary results.
We seek an inspirational Headteacher who shares our vision of a school community which celebrates diversity and nurtures a lifelong love of learning, enabling all its children to discover the champion within.
Our new Headteacher should be committed to: •The safeguarding and welfare of children in his or her care. • Working collaboratively with all stakeholders and promoting effective communication with staff, children and parents. • Developing an exciting, enriching and challenging curriculum that enables measurable pupil progression. • Ensuring the highest professional educational standards are provided by our outstanding team of staff by enabling appropriate and challenging professional development opportunities. • Keeping our school at the heart of the community and actively promoting its growth.
We would like our new Headteacher to: •Value the contribution of a wide and varied extra-curricular provision to pupils’ learning. • Encourage development and celebrate all successes. • Embrace their position within our hard-working team of staff and pupils, looking after the wellbeing of both. • Be a firm leader and great communicator, with a warm approachable nature and the ability to lead by example.

Applying for the job

Application forms to be obtained from: the School Governance Team, 5th Floor Delamere House, c/o Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe, CW1 2BJ;
Tel: 0300 123 5036
Email: schoolgovernance@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Application forms to be returned to: the School Governance Team, 5th Floor Delamere House, c/o Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe, CW1 2BJ; Tel: 0300 123 5036; Email: schoolgovernance@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
283 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
0300 123 5036

About Lower Park School

The school is located to the south of the Greater Manchester conurbation in Poynton.  Poynton sits in the green belt and the school enjoys being close to both the countryside (including the Peak District National Park) and the amenities of Stockport and Manchester. 

The school has 282 pupils with year groups of 40 children who are taught across 10 classrooms. Please see the School Context Document and website for more details. 

The school is currently managed by a Senior Leadership team of four who are supported by an active governing body. The staff and governors have diverse skills and experience, and believe their strength lies in a common goal: to support and care for the development of every pupil and member of staff.  The consistently achieves high levels of academic achievement, but continually strives to build upon and improve on past achievements. However Lower Park is more than “just” academically outstanding. Everyone who visits the school recognises there is a buzz about the place, and the school places great importance in maintaining its core spirit. 

Arranging a visit to Lower Park School

Applicant Q&A and school visit will be available on the 20th or 21st July 2021. 

Please contact admin@lowerpark.cheshire.sch.uk or telephone 01625 872560 to arrange. 

School location

Hazelbadge Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 1HE

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