39 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 March 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership 15-21 / £59,581-£68,347

Job summary

Cathcart Street Primary School is looking for a Headteacher with primary school experience to be based in the heart of Birkenhead, which is currently undergoing an exciting period of regeneration, growth and development.

Based in a modern building, the environment is purposeful and the facilities are well maintained. Our children are enthusiastic, engaged and keen to learn. We have high aspirations for our pupils and maintain a pupil-centred learning environment.

The Headteacher for our school will have the flair to develop the school’s values, achieve the vision and be able to provide outstanding leadership whilst maintaining our high standards of teaching and learning.

The Governing Body are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader who is an experienced, creative educator and who engenders a child-focussed approach. The successful candidate will have a commitment to building strong and effective partnerships with the local community and will be a fantastic communicator with all stakeholders. In return we can offer a friendly, dedicated and experienced staff, a fully supportive Governing Body and happy pupils, who enjoy coming to school!

Closing Date: Tuesday, 1st March 2022 at 9am

Interview Dates: Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd March 2022

Further information regarding the role and application forms can be found within the ‘Vacancies’ section on our school website.

Please email completed application forms to juliemerry@cathcartstreet.wirral.sch.uk or by post to the school address marked private & confidential, FAO Julie Merry, Chair of Governors.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the schedule for the interview process and what they need to prepare for the interview.

Cathcart Street Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools. We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

Applying for the job

Please email completed application forms to juliemerry@cathcartstreet.wirral.sch.uk or by post to the school address marked private & confidential, FAO Julie Merry, Chair of Governors.

The School does not accept CVs.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
226 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01516477349

About Cathcart Street Primary School

Local Authority Maintained Primary School

Arranging a visit to Cathcart Street Primary School

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged, please contact Chair of Governors, Julie Merry by email: juliemerry@cathcartstreet.wirral.sch.uk

School location

Dover Close, Wirral, Merseyside, CH41 3JY

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