Head Teacher

St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Poole, Poole, Dorset, BH15 3QQ

This job expired on 24 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



£54,091 to £69,031

Head Teacher job summary

Plymouth CAST is a Multi-Academy Trust comprising thirty-four schools plus a nursery situated within the Catholic Diocese of Plymouth with whom there is a close working relationship. The Trust is seeking to appoint a dynamic, strategic and practicing Catholic Headteacher at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Poole. 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 Education and Standards Manager and the Director of Education to help shape the way in you will lead the schools to positively impact the education and development of the pupils. The core purpose of the Headteacher is to provide professional leadership and management for the school. This will promote a secure foundation from which to achieve high standards in all areas of the school’s work. To gain this success you must establish high quality education by effectively managing teaching and learning, using personalised learning to realise the potential of all pupils. You will be committed to establishing a positive and proactive culture that promotes excellence, focusing on collaboration and driving internal excellence, underpinned by our Gospel Values.
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About St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Poole

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
414 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01752 686710

St Mary’s Catholic Primary is situated in the picturesque Dorset town of Poole. Poole is located at the centre of the south coast of England. Nestled between the resort of Bournemouth and the Jurassic Coast, Poole is a bustling tourist resort in the Summer. It is well known for being Europe’s largest natural harbour, has award winning blue flag beaches and a beautiful historic old town.

The school is a two-form entry school which is larger than other schools in the local area and one of the largest within the Academy Trust and is popular within the local community. The school was graded Good by Ofsted in January 2019 and outcomes have continued to be strong from this time.

The school has a high percentage of children who are Catholics (70%). It has a supportive, caring and Christian atmosphere. Personal development is of high importance and the school is a warm and respectful place. The school’s vision, “Inspiring each other to learn, in the light of Christ”, underpins the day-to-day ethos of the school.

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