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    Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

    Salary: Group 1 L12 – 18
    Full time permanent

    Required September 2021
    The Governors of our school, wish to appoint someone with the vision and skills to lead our school as we grow.  Our new Headteacher will be innovative and able to lead others to realise their full potential.

    We are looking for a Headteacher who:

    • Has a deep commitment to the vision and ethos of Catholic Education and is capable of sharing their faith with the whole school community.
    • Has the skills and drive to develop and grow the school to its full potential and size.
    • Is an outstanding leader with a proven and demonstrable track record of driving and sustaining improvement, is a high effective leader who has the ability to lead, motivate and challenge children and staff.
    • Is an effective communicator across the school, with the wider Sacred Heart family and is committed to continuing the effective partnerships between parish, parents and community.
    • Has the necessary drive to pursue and achieve the highest expectation for pupils’ attainment, progress and personal development.

    In return we offer:

    • An opportunity to grow professionally in a welcoming and friendly Catholic school.
    • A caring school community supported by a strong, effective and vibrant Governing Body together with an engaged wider school and Parish family.
    • Happy, well behaved, confident children who are eager to learn and enjoy all aspects of school life.
    • A dedicated staff team who strive for high standards of teaching and learning, who help and support each other

    If you would like an informal conversation with the Chair of Governors, please contact
    Jane Delph at:
    ssc@rcdea.org.uk to book a call.

    All Applications must be returned to Jane Delph at: ssc@rcdea.org.uk.

    Please note that due to Covid-19 our recruitment process will be different from what we would normally expect. Site visits are restrictive. However please do get in contact as we may be able to facilitate a site visit out of hours (Covid-19 H & S precautions permitting). Our priority is to keep everyone safe.

    School Visit Window: Date of Advert through to 18th February 2021
    Closing Date: Friday 19th February 2021, Midday
    Shortlisting Date: Week commencing 22nd February 2021
    Interview Dates:  Wednesday 3rd & Thursday 4th March 2021

    Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The appointment is subject to regulatory checks including an enhanced-level DBS check and Safer Recruitment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.


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