Headteacher Vacancy

Start Date – 1 Sep 2020 (or as soon as possible thereafter)


Chapel St is a 3-form entry primary school serving a diverse community and set within a vibrant city context. We have lots of amazing and curious children, and a talented and dedicated team of staff who provide a calm, nurturing, happy and inclusive learning environment in buildings and grounds that have been recently developed and refurbished.


We are looking for a motivated and innovative leader to join us on our exciting journey from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’.


If you share our core values of Respect, Inclusion and Resilience; if you understand that leadership is about inspiring and enabling others to work together for success, and you have the ability to do this, then we can offer you an opportunity to fulfil your personal ambition to be the leader of a primary school that we hope will be a shining example for others to follow. Our school motto is Respect Everyone, Grow Together. The headteacher will be tasked with ensuring that this motto and the school’s values are lived and breathed by the children and staff alike.


Potential candidates are warmly invited to visit the school for a tour. Please telephone or email our School Business Manager, Michelle Cartledge, to make an appointment (0161-224-1269 or


Chapel Street Primary School is strongly committed to the safeguarding of our pupils.  Applicants will be subject to rigorous safe recruitment procedures including checks with previous employers and rigorous DBS checks.


Application Closing Date: Friday 13th March at 12:00hrs

Short-listing: Tuesday 17th March 2020

Interviews: Week Commencing 23rd March 2020


Letter from Co-Chairs of Governors

Headteacher Application Form

Headteacher Job Description

Headteacher Person Specification


Please read all the documentation before applying.



Chapel Street Primary School, Chapel Street, Levenshulme, Manchester, M19 3GH

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