Head of School St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Job description

In conjunction with and supported by the Executive Headteacher to plan, implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students.

To monitor and support the overall progress and development of all staff and students.

To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.

To contribute to raising standards of student attainment.

To lead the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for spiritual, personal and academic growth.

Accountable, in conjunction with the Executive Headteacher, to the Directors and Local Governing Body for the professional leadership, strategic direction and operational management of the School in order to ensure that the school’s aims are implemented in accordance with the school improvement plan and the policies of the Directors and Local Governing Body.

In conjunction with the Executive Headteacher, monitor, evaluate and review the impact of policies, priorities and targets of the school and take timely action as necessary.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Evidence of continuing professional development.

Successful teaching experience and experience of leading within a subject area / Key stage.

Experience as Deputy / Assistant Headteacher or a member of SMT.

A practising Catholic and a secure understanding of the distinctive nature of the Catholic school and Catholic education.

Employee benefits

We are happy to be flexible in looking for the right candidate and will offer a relocation package, a discussion about the starting date or consider fixed term secondments by negotiation.

About St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School

Kirkley Cliff Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0DG
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