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Required for Easter 2019

Group 2 ISR L15-L21

NOR – 203

“Respect Everyone”


The Governors are seeking to appoint a Headteacher who will lead and inspire the next phase of our school's development. Our vision is to be a nurturing community where we aspire to be the best we can at all we do and be kind to each other. We believe in respecting everybody.


We are seeking a Headteacher with high expectations who will build upon our current strengths and high standards, to empower both children and staff. We expect the Headteacher to foster a love of learning in a safe environment where respect and caring attitudes flourish and supportive relationships help children to be confident and happy learners.

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school w/c 14th January 2019, despite the proximity to the closing date. Please contact the school office to make an appointment.

Application packs are available on the school website and returnable to or Mrs Michelle Foster, Clerk to the Selection Panel, Governor Services, 2nd Floor, Wigan Life Centre South, Wigan WN1 1NJ.

Closing date: Thursday 17th January 2019 at 5.00pm

Shortlisting: Saturday 19th January 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th January 2019

Short listed applicants will be invited to attend interviews by Tuesday 22nd January 2019. If you have not heard from us by this time, your application has not been successful.

Gilded Hollins Community 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.

The post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulation and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.