• Required for January 2019, or as soon as possible for a currently serving Headteacher
  • Group 7: NOR 1428 (184 post-16)
  • Salary Range L32-L39 (£84,340 - £99,081 subject to STPCD 2018 Review)


Are you a visible, aspirational leader who demonstrates great resilience with the ability to inspire, motivate and challenge?  If so, Ormskirk School has a great deal to offer, with an exciting opportunity for you to continue our successful journey.

Governors are seeking to appoint a strong, industrious, consultative leader able to engender the highest levels of professional and personal respect to inspire our entire school community. You will work together with a dedicated Teaching and Support staff, a Leadership Team which consists of a DeputyHead, a Senior Assistant Head, 5 Assistant Heads and a School Business Manager.


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 Headteacher Position - Information for Candidates


Closing date:

Friday 5th October 2018 (12 noon)

Shortlisting: Monday 8th October 2018


Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th October 2018


You will be:

  • Committed to improving teaching and learning.
  • An experienced senior leader with a proven record of managing change and raising standards.
  • A figure of professional authority able to command the respect of students, staff, parents and governors.
  • Resilient, selfless and totally committed to the success of our students.

We offer:

  • A successful school, over-subscribed for Year 7 places in the last five years and with strong academic performance and the capacity to improve still further.
  • An outstanding school building and facilities (all students equipped with iPads from September 2014).
  • An experienced, highly dedicated, energetic senior leadership team.
  • Highly committed and talented staff who share a common vision to make teaching as good as it can possibly be, with a very strong emphasis on focused CPD.
  • Responsive students, highly supportive parents and an involved and analytical Governing Body.Closing date: Friday 5th October at 12.00noon.

Informal school visits welcome, Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd October 9.00 – 11.00am. Please contact Julie Langham (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to arrange. In addition, our school Open Evening is being held on Thursday 27th September 2018, all interested parties are welcome to come along and visit our vibrant school on that evening.


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Application Form (Word Doc format)

Application Form (PDF format)

Further Application Information

Filename Size Date
DBS Guidance 16.93 KB 2018-09-07
Evidence of your right to work in the United Kingdom 26.26 KB 2015-02-04
Guidance notes for completion of application form 27.19 KB 2015-02-04
Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 21.25 KB 2018-09-07
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 15.88 KB 2018-09-07

Ormskirk School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The School will take all necessary steps to check the suitability of prospective employees, with a fully enhanced DBS being sought, together with a full background check.

Ormskirk School is an equal opportunities employer.