Group 3
Salary L20-L26

We are a loving and happy community following Christ’s way, educating children and adults to develop their talents and share them for the good of others. Together with parents/carers we are at the foundations of our children’s future.

Behaviour is exemplary, Governance is outstanding, Excellent pastoral care, Skilful teaching assistants, Improved teaching and a lively curriculum. (Ofsted-Dec 2014)

St Patrick’s is a welcoming and successful primary school. We are looking for a Catholic Headteacher with clear, strategic vision, who is inspirational and highly effective. We offer an exciting opportunity to take our school forward.

We already have an excellent reputation for high standards and are judged “outstanding” by Ofsted as well as the Archdiocese of Liverpool. You will have the creative vision to build on our success and your challenge will be to keep us moving forward in the pursuit of excellence.

You will be committed to developing our existing links through the Extended Childcare Centre and with Wigan Catholic Primary Schools Direct as the Lead School.

With a demonstrable proven track record of successful leadership, you will motivate leaders at every level and help every member of our school community to fulfil their potential.

We welcome visits from potential candidates. Please contact Alison Fairhurst to arrange an appointment. Tel: 01942 244361

Application packs and further information can be downloaded here or from the school website.

Completed applications are returnable to: or Mrs Michelle Foster, Clerk to the Selection Panel, Civic Centre, Millgate, Wigan WN1 1AZ.

Closing date: Tuesday 13th February 2018 at noon
Shortlisting: Thursday 15th February 2018
Interview Days: Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th March 2018

St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this post.