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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£56,796 to £62,561

Pay scale

L11 to L15

What skills and experience we're looking for

Practising Catholic

Qualified Teaching Status


NPQH or similar

CCRS (Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies)

Recent Senior Leadership experience in a Catholic primary school

Experience of working with clergy and faith leaders to support the Catholic life of school in support of a parish

Lead by example and be a positive role model with excellent communication skills

Ability to articulate a clear vision and purpose for Catholic education

Be a role model of faith and have experience of leading others on a faith journey

Personal impact and presence

Have experience of SLT leadership of Section 48 inspection or equivalent

Participation in a Parish Community

Ability to lead the spiritual development of staff and pupils

Understanding of current educational provision and the wider school systems

Financial astuteness

Have ambitious standards and high expectations for all pupil’s

Excellent understanding of high quality teaching and learning

Promote the development of the whole child

Use data analysis to effectively drive whole school improvement

Encourage all staff to develop their unique potential

Identify emerging talent, develop excellence and clear succession planning

Efficient strategic leadership, prudent financial planning

Knowledge and experience of working with other schools and organisations

Effective partnerships with a range of professionals

Use well evidenced research to achieve excellence

Provide quality opportunities for staff development

Confident, entrepreneurial, and innovative approach to school improvement

Source of inspiration and encouragement for the school community.

Ensure the safety of all staff and pupils at all times

Promote excellent behaviour and positive attitudes to school life

Systems for performance management to hold staff to account

Experience of senior leadership and planning for Ofsted Inspections

Ability to challenge under–performance

Understanding of strong governance to hold the school to account

Ensure budgets and resources are deployed in the best interests of pupils

Promote distributed leadership throughout the organisation

What the school offers its staff

  • A welcoming and friendly environment
  • Local leadership partnerships
  • A supportive governing body
  • Wonderful children
  • Engaged Parish Priest and spiritual community
  • The opportunity to develop school leadership skills under the guidance of an experience Executive Headteacher
  • Support on CPD pathways

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About St Philip's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
264 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

St Philip's is a one form entry Primary School and Nursery in the South of Leeds

Arranging a visit to St Philip's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email annie.kinder@st-philips.org.

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