This job expired on 8 May 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 May 2024 at 10:36am

  • 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

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£69,970 to £83,081

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

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.

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About St Nicholas Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
313 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01752 977681

We offer:

A welcoming school with a strong Catholic ethos
Children who are polite, happy and motivated to learn
A supportive staff team who genuinely want the best for our pupils
A commitment to your own professional development

Arranging a visit to St Nicholas Catholic Primary School

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

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