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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L3 to L7

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to the retirement of a long serving assistant Headteacher, the Board of Directors are seeking to appoint a committed leader to support the headteacher and strengthen the leadership of our outstanding school as it prepares for the next phase of its development. The successful candidate should be able to articulate a vision for education, provide a record of successful leadership and demonstrate a clear understanding of collaboration within a multi-academy company (MAC).

We want our new Assistant Headteacher to:

  • Demonstrate an awareness of Catholic education.
  • Be an excellent practitioner, leading by example.
  • Experience of developing the curriculum, monitoring and assessment.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills: to work with parents and the wider community.
  • Present a vision for supporting and developing provision for disadvantaged pupils.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • Support in their spiritual development.
  • Consistent professional development and coaching.
  • Ongoing high quality professional development opportunities for leadership growth
  • Opportunities to engage with colleagues through a range of projects which will influence school practice and the wider educational landscape
  • A warm welcome from enthusiastic children who are well behaved with a positive attitude to learning.
  • Friendly and committed staff who are supportive, open to new ideas and keen to continue to develop professionally
  • High quality leadership CPD, including opportunities to work across the MAC and external.

  • Opportunities to develop leadership skills as part of a dynamic leadership team across the MAC.
  • Gain experience of effective partnership and practice within a successful primary collaboration

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop their career whilst making a contribution to the leadership and development of the school. Interested applicants are warmly welcomed and encouraged to visit the school, by prior arrangement.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About St Gregory's Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
470 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01782 882963

Catholic Primary Academy (472 NOR)

Arranging a visit to St Gregory's Catholic Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hruscoe@stgca.org.uk.

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