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  • Start date details

    1 September 2023 (or as soon as possible after)

  • Closing date

    28 June 2023 at 11:35am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£61,339 - £68,270

Pay scale

L8 - 13

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Headteacher in strategically leading and managing the school, they will have responsibility for developing and implementing an effective system to ensure high expectations for student behaviour and conduct; ensuring relationships amongst staff and students are positive and that a positive culture of respect is maintained.

We are looking for an inspirational leader with a proven track record in senior/middle leadership who:

  • Has commitment to and understanding of education
  • Has experience in raising standards
  • Has excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Aspires to lead their own school as Headteacher in the future.
  • Has held responsibility for behaviour management.

The successful candidate will:

  • Join a forward-looking, high achieving school
  • Contribute to the wider improvement of the School.
  • Be a driven and professional character that is committed to your students as well as your colleagues.
  • Be joining a supportive department, who like to work on the same wavelength.

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you:

  • Constant feedback outlines that the school is welcoming, friendly and supportive.
  • A culture of distributed leadership.
  • Opportunities and encouragement to develop both personally and professionally.
  • You can ensure that your well-being is a high priority.

St Ursula’s Convent School is an outstanding school where:

  • It is a pleasure to teach
  • Students are ambitious and aspire to be the very best
  • All staff have exceptionally high standards and expectations
  • Senior Leaders and all teachers are passionate about making a difference
  • Governors are strongly supportive of the school.

St Ursula’s is an outstanding, highly oversubscribed Catholic girl’s school with a reputation for excellence. (Ofsted 2015, 2010 & 2007). As a Teaching School, we are strongly committed to the ongoing professional development of all staff. We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants.

Full details including our teaching staff application form can be found on the school website www.stursulas.com. Completed applications and / or any enquires should be sent to dwilliams@stursulas.com. Please note that we are only able to accept fully completed school application forms, stand-alone CVs or TES generic applications will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 10am on 30thJune 2023. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and the school reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

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About St Ursula's Convent School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
631 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

St Ursula's Convent School is an Ofsted outstanding, oversubscribed Catholic girl’s school situated in Greenwich, London. We cater for girls aged 11-16 years. Our beautiful site comprises of a mixture of new and aging buildings. Students at St Ursula’s are very well behaved and the Catholic ethos of the school encourages a very pleasant working environment.

Arranging a visit to St Ursula's Convent School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email dwilliams@stursulas.com.

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