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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

Group 3 School, L18-L24 (£71,729 - £83-081)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Executive Headteacher - St Aloysius Primary Federation

Required for September 2024

Group 3 School, L18 – L24 (£71,729 – £83,081)

Permanent and full time

Number on Roll: 476

Following the progression of the substantive post holder into the Trust Standards Team, applications are invited from practising and committed Catholics for the post of Executive Headteacher at St Aloysius Federation.

The school is located on two separate sites positioned close together. The Infant and Nursery School share one site and the Junior School is on a separate site.

At St Aloysius the learning community is based on the Gospel Values of love, tolerance and forgiveness where the achievements of all are celebrated. The successful applicant will lead the school in nurturing pupils who are creative, inquisitive, compassionate and successful through a curriculum that is rich, exciting, innovative and varied.

We are looking for an inspiring leader who will build on the school’s current strengths and continue to develop and enhance all aspects of school life. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, a committed leader and must be able to demonstrate that they have significant experience of leadership at a senior level.

St Aloysius Catholic Academy School is part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust which is one of four Trusts in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. The Trust includes five Secondary and twenty-five Primary Schools across South Tyneside, Sunderland and East Durham. The successful applicant can be assured of excellent support from the Governors, Trust central team, the Diocese and partner schools.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with South Tyneside Child Protection Procedures. Enhanced DBS checks are mandatory for all school staff.

It is recommended that potential applicants read the letter from the Chair of Governors alongside this advert.

To have an informal, confidential discussion about the post with Mr B Tapping, CEO or to arrange a visit to the school please email Mrs D Mollon, Executive Assistant at dmollon@bccet.org.uk Please note that any visits and discussions would need to take place by Thursday 28th March in line with the Easter holiday.

Completed application forms and all supporting forms should be submitted to recruitment@bccet.org.uk by 9am on Monday 15th April 2024.

Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required to add a written signature to their application when circumstances allow.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks. An online search will be completed for all shortlisted candidates.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 15th April 2024

Shortlisting date: TBC

Interview date: TBC

If you have any questions, including during the Easter break, please contact recruitment@bccet.org.uk

What the school offers its staff

Please see link to school website for all documentation:

Vacancies - St Aloysius Primary Federation (st-aloysius.co.uk)


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.

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About St Aloysius Catholic Infant School, Hebburn

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
233 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

Arranging a visit to St Aloysius Catholic Infant School, Hebburn

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

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