39 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£69,970 to £83,081

Pay scale

L17 to L24

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Practising Catholic with a strong understanding of the structures and values of the Catholic Church
  • Qualified to degree level relevant to the post and/or equivalent through professional experience.
  • PGCE (or equivalent) – Qualified to Teach in the UK
  • Recent, substantive and successful headship experience
  • The ability to manage change through bringing innovative ideas to traditional approaches to teaching and learning
  • Understanding and/or experience of managing finances and ensuring financial sustainability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – an attentive listener and team builder.
  • A wide knowledge of current and proposed education policy and the legal framework within which schools must operate, particularly in relation to safeguarding, when part of a Multi Academy Trust.

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting time to join a forward thinking and committed team, to both embed as well as shape working practices for the future. You will be joining a dedicated and supportive team and will have the opportunity to work with your School Improvement Officer and the Director of Education to help shape the way in which you will lead the schools to positively impact the education and development of the pupils.

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

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Exmouth

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
162 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01752 977681

Arranging a visit to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Exmouth

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