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Headteacher (Barlows Primary School)

Job Title: Headteacher (Barlows Primary School)
Job Type: Leadership
Job Phase: Primary
NOR: 478
Grade: L21-L26
Actual Salary: £63,779 - £72.089
Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Term: Full time
Location: Liverpool
Start Date: Monday, January 1st, 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
About the School
Barlows is a larger than average-sized primary school. It comprises of a two form entry, 60 place Nursery and Children's Centre, which serves families in the Fazakerley and Croxteth area with a 62 place Children's Centre Day Care.

"Throughout the school, pupils look after one another and their school thoughtfully. They show positive attitudes and are very polite and self confident." - Ofsted.

About the Role
The governors, staff and children are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader to replace our retiring headteacher. The person appointed will have a clear vision for the future development of our primary school, nursery and children's centre.

Personal Qualities
Candidates will have:
  • Drive, ambition and vision to lead the school from Requires Improvement back to Outstanding.
  • Strong management and leadership skills.
  • High expectations of pupils' achievements and behaviour.
  • The ability to lead and inspire staff.
  • The ability to maintain the current inclusive ethos of the school.
  • Significant senior leadership experience within a primary school is essential.
  • Successful experience of working in a growing and diverse community is essential.
  • Current safeguarding training is essential.
  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is essential.
  • Knowledge and understanding of school budgets is essential.
  • QTS is essential.
  • NPQH is desirable.

How to Apply
Applications Forms/Equal Opportunities Forms are available as a download from www.barlowsprimary.co.uk/staff-governors/vacancies  or from www.ednet.co .

 An Application pack can be requested from Mrs Val Wright, Clerk to the Governors at the school on 0151 5252751 or by emailing j.applications@barlows.liverpool.sch.uk Please ensure you include the following completed documents in your application:
  • A letter in support of your application of no more than two sides of A4, Font Arial, size 11.
  • Application for Employment Form.
  • Equal Opportunities Form.
  • School visits are available on: Wednesday 12th July between 2:30pm and 5:00pm, Friday 14th July between 2:30pm and 5:00pm, Thursday 20th July at 9:30am.
To book a place please phone Mrs Val Wright on 0151 525 2751 or email j.applications@barlows.liverpool.sch.uk Closing date is 06 September at 12 noon.

Closing Date: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Short Listing Date: Friday 8th September 2017
Interview Date: Thursday 21st September 2017
2nd Interview Date: Friday 22nd September 2017

Recruitment Documents
Job Description: Download Document
Person Specification: Download Document
Application Form: Download Document
Equal Opportunities Monitoring: Download Document
Job advert: Download Document
School Brochure: Download Document
Letter from Chair of Governors: Download Document

Contact Details
Barlows Primary School
Barlows Lane
L9 9EH

Contact Name: Val Wright
Contact Telephone: 0151 5252751
Contact e-mail: Barlows-ao@barlows.liverpool.sch.uk
Website: www.barlowsprimary.co.uk  
NOR: 478