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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 April 2023 at 9:03am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Support fully our Catholic ethos, vision and values
  • Demonstrate a passion for teaching and be a practitioner that others can be inspired by
  • Be an excellent practitioner with secure knowledge of all Key Stages including EYFS
  • Support the school through the development of teaching and learning priorities across the school;
  • Be accountable for the standards of achievement of pupils;
  • Support policy development and implementation;
  • Have an impact on the educational progress of the pupils
  • Support, develop and enhance the teaching practice of the school’s staff
  • Be committed to achieving the best outcome for every child
  • Be committed to their own continuing professional development
  • Lead specific areas of the School’s Development Plan, or a core area across the school
  • Support middle and subject leaders
  • Support the Head of School in raising standards across the school and developing leaders;
  • Work with the Head of school in ensuring the good order of the school and provide an environment in which all adults and children are enabled to achieve success and be proud of.
  • Liaise with other schools in our special ‘partnership’
  • Support on Teaching, Learning and Assessment

What the school offers its staff

  • An exciting opportunity to work as a senior leader in a school that is striving to be the best it can be
  • Dedicated leadership time to develop the Quality of Education and Teaching and Learning across the school and to further a career path
  • A commitment to you and your professional development
  • Wonderful and well behaved children
  • A well -resourced school
  • A hardworking team that works together for the best outcomes for pupils
  • Opportunities to engage with colleagues in partner schools
  • A warm and welcoming environment
  • Children who are resilient, well-behaved and love to learn!
  • A Governing Body committed fully to supporting all staff in order to drive and sustain school improvement
  • Your own spacious office!

Commitment to safeguarding

Our partnership of schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS certificate. The role is engaged in regulated activity and will therefore require a children’s barred list check. Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a self-disclosure.

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About St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
228 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01302 344678

St Francis Xavier Primary School is situated close to Doncaster City centre with close links with the A1 and other major motorway routes. It is a vibrant and aspirational school with a proud and visible Catholic ethos underpinning a positive approach to both learning and behaviour.

Arranging a visit to St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sarah.cashmore@francisxavier.co.uk.

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