Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 March 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Group 4 L19 - L25

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our new head teacher will be:-

  • A committed and practising Catholic with a clear vision of Catholic Education
  • Passionate about education and the difference it makes to children’s lives
  • Committed to promoting the holistic wellbeing of children and their families
  • An outstanding leader with high expectations of pupils, staff and self
  • Ambitious to develop staff as excellent teachers and future leaders
  • Driven and committed to continue to raise standards

What the school offers its staff

In return, St Oswald’s will give you:

  • Enthusiastic, happy, well-behaved children and supportive families from a wide diversity of backgrounds
  • Hard working and dedicated staff
  • Excellent links with the Parish and wider community
  • Professional and supportive links with other catholic schools and schools in the local community
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • A very supportive Governing Body

Further details about the role

Informal visits to view the school are warmly encouraged. Please telephone Mr Strom, the School Business Manager on 0151 259 4580 to make an appointment. We will be delighted to show you around.

Application Packs are available on the school website https:/,

on the Liverpool Archdiocese website at and School Improvement Liverpool website

Applications must be completed on the CES Senior Leadership Application form downloaded from the CES website. Application forms should be returned to the school electronically to Mr I Strom, the School Business Manager, for the attention of Mr A Hegarty, Chair of Governors.


Commitment to safeguarding

St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting children’s welfare. This post is subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education. We are committed to safer recruitment practices that: • Deter prospective applicants who are unsuitable to work with children • Identify and reject applicants who are unsuitable to work with children • Prevent and deter inappropriate behaviours by providing on-going supervision, training and support. If shortlisted, you will be required to disclose relevant information regarding criminal history. An on-line search will be conducted of information publicly available on-line.

Applying for the job

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About St Oswald's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
603 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0151 228 8436

Due to the planned retirement of our highly regarded head teacher, the governing body of St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School wish to employ an inspirational, dedicated and ambitious head teacher. St Oswald’s is a welcoming and caring community where children develop spiritually, morally and academically. Children enjoy coming to school and are proud of their community. They have the support of hard working, caring staff and benefit from excellent links with the parish and the local community. We are looking for a leader whose drive and mission will maximise the achievements of our children as well as our dedicated staff.

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