Thank you for your interest in joining our staff team here at The Blue Coat School.  This is where you can find out information about our current vacancies.

The Blue Coat School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK being received and a satisfactory enhanced disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

You can expect investment in your professional development as well as a benefits package that includes access to the teachers’ pension scheme (for teachers) / local government pension scheme (for support staff).


Candidate Information Brochure 


Current vacancies:

  • Headteacher (closing date: 12pm, Friday 29 January 2021)



We are seeking to appoint an experienced and inspirational leader who can demonstrate outstanding skills, knowledge and a track record of success to build on the school’s solid foundations.  The successful candidate will bring fresh approaches and ideas to develop the school further as it gives consideration to a future application to become a multi-academy trust.

We know we are an outstanding school; however, we want to be better and this post represents a fantastic opportunity to ensure this outstanding school continues to go from strength to strength.  The person we are looking for will have the capacity to:

  • Develop and implement effective strategies to raise standards and continually improve student attainment and progress
  • Demonstrate confidence, empathy and a clear focus on building a healthy workplace culture to benefit the development and well-being of staff and students
  • Build supportive and collaborative working relationships
  • Develop and maintain a range of productive partnerships with all stakeholders, including parents and the wider community.

If you feel you can take The Blue Coat School to the next level, we look forward to hearing from you.


Salary: Group7, L33-L39 (ISR subject to negotiation)
Closing date for applications: 12pm, Friday 29 January 2021
Assessment dates: Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 and Friday 26 February 2021
(assessment dates are open to change depending on the prevailing Covid 19 restrictions applicable to Liverpool and how, based upon those conditions, the school is able to implement an effective assessment process)


To request an application pack or for further information please contact our Director of Resources, Mrs Alison Hughes on 0151 733 1407 ext 059 or at

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