St Edward's RC Primary School
Blackburn Road, Darwen Lancashire BB3 0AA
Telephone 01254 701616
Email: office@stedwards.blackburn.sch.uk

Required for 1st September 2018
Headteacher
Group 2 (206 on roll)
Leadership Spine L16-21

Due to the retirement of our current and well respected headteacher, the Governors wish to appoint a new headteacher who is committed to building on and further developing the strong Catholic ethos and academic achievements within the school.

We are looking for a strong, dynamic and inspirational leader who:
• Has the strategic vision and dedication to lead the school further
• Works with mission integrity for the benefit of all within the school community
• Is an excellent leader who is able to demonstrate an ability to motivate and enthuse others to ensure that they are best able to improve outcomes for children
• Is firmly committed to further enhancing our links with our parish and the wider community
• Will foster children’s enjoyment of learning whilst ensuring high levels of achievement.
• Will develop the respectful and inclusive ethos of our school.

We can offer:
• A supportive Governing Body
• A warm, welcoming school with a strong Catholic ethos
• Fantastic children who are keen to learn
• Excellent opportunities for career development in a school committed to supporting you as a leader
• Support from both the diocese and the local authority.

Visits to the school prior to application are warmly welcomed and encouraged; this should be arranged with the school Office Manager, Mrs P Douglas, by ringing 01254 701616.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 23rd April 2018
Shortlisting: Thursday 26th April 2018
Interviews: Wednesday 9th / Thursday 10th May 2018

St Edward’s R C Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Application forms should be returned to Mrs P Douglas c/o the school.