This job expired on 12 July 2024

  • Job start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a practising Catholic who can nurture faith and spirituality and take the lead role in providing inspirational Catholic education, based on our shared Gospel values
  • Be passionate in promoting a clear child-centred vision
  • Be inclusive, inspirational and ambitious for all our children and our staff

Governors are seeking someone who:

  • Will champion a curriculum that our teachers will be excited to teach and will inspire our children to learn
  • Can demonstrate a proven track record of providing inspirational, strategic and professional leadership
  • Is passionately committed to safeguarding and the welfare and wellbeing of children and staff
  • Will be an enthusiastic leader, with a strong commitment to working in partnership with parents and parish
  • Will bring together a team in the school to achieve an outstanding level of education for our children
  • Will work hard to ensure that every child is supported and challenged to maximise their potential
  • Will promote a culture where everyone is valued and respected

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • Children who are committed, enthusiastic and fully engaged in their learning
  • Professional and dedicated staff, supportive parents, and active Governors
  • An enthusiastic and aspirational Senior Leadership Team
  • Excellent opportunities for further professional development
  • Ofsted (2013, 2017 and 2023): 'Good'
  • RE Inspection (2018): 'Outstanding'.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
217 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
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Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Primary School became an Academy as of 1st May 2012 and joined the Rosary Trust on 1st September 2019.

Arranging a visit to Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lindsey.murgatroyd@ourladyimmaculate.essex.sch.uk.

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