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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£49,574 - £54,816

Pay scale

Leadership Points 3 - 7

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will:

  • Be a practising Catholic (please see accompanying NRCDES document ‘Catholic School and the Definition of a Practising Catholic) with a strong faith commitment and a clear vision for Catholic Education.
  • Ensure that the example and teachings of Jesus Christ are at the centre of all that we do.
  • Place safeguarding at the heart of the school.
  • Have a proven track records of successful leadership, management, and school improvement.
  • Be passionate about ensuring that each pupil fulfils their unique potential.
  • Be a confident, positive, and visible leader with the ability to build relationships with staff, pupils, parents, Governors, Directors, and others working in the CMAT and a wide variety of external partners.
  • Constantly be looking ahead, working closely with the CMAT, Governors and the SLT to develop a compelling faith centred vision for the school that acts as the focus of all activity and drives improvement.
  • Be able to build successful teams and work collaboratively with others to achieve success.
  • Be able to respond and adapt effectively to changing circumstances, maintaining high levels of performance.
  • Actively listen and effectively communicate to a wide range of audiences.

What the school offers its staff

Why work for us?

We offer:

  • A salary of £49,574 - £54,816 per annum (Leadership Points 3 - 7)
  • Access to first-class CPD opportunities, as well as a Deputy Headteacher network.
  • Wonderful students with a passion for learning and who deserve the very best.
  • A highly supportive and ambitious Catholic Multi-Academy Trust Board and Governing Body.
  • A school which is fully staffed by a dedicated, well qualified teaching and support team committed to supporting the school and its pupils.
  • Wonderful students who have a passion for learning and deserve the very best.
  • A team of talented and highly committed staff in a supportive working environment
  • Access to first-class CPD opportunities with a specialist support staff CPD programme.
  • Professional assistance through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee Benefit Scheme to include retail discounts and Cycle-to-work schemes.

Further details about the role

How to Apply:

Prior to application, please contact Moira Dales, Deputy CEO via email to discuss the role:


Please complete the online application form located on our vacancies page and include the following:

  • A supporting statement of no more than two sides of A4 (included within the online application form)
  • an additional single side of A4,summarising the impactof your work as a leader in your current / recent roles.

These can be uploaded via our online recruitment system or emailed to:vacancies@ololcmat.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 19 February 2024 at 9.00am

Interview date: Monday 26 February 2024

Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring, and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential.We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.

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Commitment to safeguarding

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The Deputy Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations relating to safe-guarding and child protection.

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About St Norbert's Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
126 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01476 562017

About us

St Norbert’s is smaller than average, with around 130 children from 3 to 11, including mixed-year classes and nursery, but we have big ideas! We know that each child is special, and we provide plenty of opportunities for every child to excel.

We were judged ‘Outstanding’ in our most recent Diocesan Canonical inspection (March 2022) and we are currently rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted (March 2019).

We are part of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust, bringing together the 36 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Lincolnshire, Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.

Arranging a visit to St Norbert's Catholic Voluntary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email m.dales@ololcatholicmat.co.uk.

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