Headteacher

English Martyrs' Catholic Voluntary Academy, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG10 4DA

14 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    18 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Grade/SCP: Leadership Pay Range L14 – L20 Salary: £58,135 - £67,364 Per Annum

Headteacher job summary

This is a reserved post and is open to practising Catholics only, please review the document produced by the Diocese of Nottingham “Catholic Schools and the Definition of a Practising Catholic” for further information.

The Trust Directors wish to appoint an inspirational, ambitious and strategic leader who can build on the many strengths of the Academy, and work in partnership with the Trust, staff, parents and governors.
Opportunities like this do not come along very often.

English Martyrs’, formed in 1965, is a Catholic Voluntary Academy, part of the Saint Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, in the Diocese of Nottingham and admits children between the ages of 4 and 11 years.

Our vision is to educate children in the spirit of the Gospel Values and the traditions of the Catholic Church, nurturing the talents and potential of each individual. Our mission statement has been developed by our staff, pupils and parents. It reflects our beliefs and ambitions and is at the heart of all we do.

At English Martyrs’ we walk with Jesus and
Love one another
Inspire and respect
Grow in friendship
Have faith
Trust in God

Visitors to our Academy comment on the warm and friendly welcome they receive. We aim for every child to have a happy and vibrant education at English Martyrs’ one that is caring and supportive, working in a stimulating and structured environment, where all children are encouraged to reach their full potential. Each child is valued as a unique individual.

We would like someone who:

• is a practising Catholic with strong, lived faith and deep commitment to Catholic education, who fully supports the Catholic identity and has a desire to live out and share the faith through work;
• values all children as individuals and ensures that all children are confident and able to achieve their full potential;
• can fully embed the principles of safeguarding;
• is an outstanding classroom practitioner, enjoys teaching and is keen to teach;
• knows about the principles of developing outstanding learning, teaching and assessment for all pupils;
• takes positive action to embed concepts of health and safety, welcome and inclusion within the school and wider community;
• has the vision, passion and motivation to respond to changes in primary education, can continually raise standards and expectations in our school and share the vision and achievements - be proud;
• can maintain a culture of excellence among staff and pupils alike;
• is a leader and innovator who encourages, enthuses and motivates the school community through excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

We can offer you:

• a strong, caring school community;
• friendly, happy, enthusiastic and inspiring children who are always eager to learn;
• dedicated, supportive and hardworking staff who are fully committed to further raise standards;
• wide ranging CPD opportunities;
• a supportive, well-connected and highly innovative Trust with a network of 25 schools.

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, which will be requested, prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

Being part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust

On 1st September 2018, the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, part of the Diocese of Nottingham, brought together 25 Catholic schools located in Derby City, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Stockport together in partnership, to ensure the very best spiritual, social and academic experiences and outcomes for the young people in our schools.

Everything we do is to better the lives and futures of our children, providing access to first-class teaching, both academically and spiritually and we are united by our collective vision to excel.

Why work for the St Ralph Sherwin Multi Academy Trust?

To find out why you should come and join our team, click on the link to our ‘Why work with us?’ brochure.

A summary of our fantastic benefits are as follows:

Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 25 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.
Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.
For more information about our Trust and our Academies, please visit www.srscmat.co.uk

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About English Martyrs' Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
286 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
+443003690553

English Martyrs’, formed in 1965, is a Catholic Voluntary Academy, part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, in the Diocese of Nottingham and admits children between the ages of 4 and 11 years.

Our vision is to educate children in the spirit of the Gospel Values and the traditions of the Catholic Church, nurturing the talents and potential of each individual. Throughout the academic year our staff, pupils and parents worked to develop a new mission statement. This reflects our beliefs and ambitions and is at the heart of all we do.

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