Headteacher - Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School & Nursery St Thomas More High School, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex

Job description

Sacred Heart was established one hundred years ago and we are pleased to have served our community for so long. We hope to deliver our mission statement by enabling our pupils and the wider community to learn to love God, learn to love one another, learn to love our world and develop a love of learning in the process. Assisi Catholic Trust and the Governors of Sacred Heart invite applications from experienced, enthusiastic and suitably- qualified, practising Catholic leaders to join our Trust and lead Sacred Heart in the day to day leadership and management of the school to build on our successes.

We want our Headteacher to:-

• Have a clear vision and strong commitment to Catholic education;
• Have a passion for education and making a difference to children’s lives;
• Be an excellent communicator with a strong commitment to working in partnership with the parishes and the community;
• Have an ability to support, challenge and inspire the children, encouraging them to achieve the best they can through the promotion of outstanding teaching and learning;
• Use resources, intellect, creativity and innovation to be successful;
• Have a positive and optimistic approach; be proactive and confident;
• Be passionately committed to safeguarding and the welfare and wellbeing of children and staff;

Essential educational requirements

Please see the school's website for full details www.shs-southend.co.uk

Essential qualifications

Please see the school's website for full details www.shs-southend.co.uk

Essential skills and experience

Please see the school's website for full details www.shs-southend.co.uk

Employee benefits

We can offer you:-

• A supportive, welcoming and caring ethos based on the values of the Catholic faith;
• A team of talented and conscientious staff who work together to provide the best education and support for our pupils;
• The opportunity to work with delightful children, committed staff and supportive parents;
• An enthusiastic and supportive Local Governing Committee and Trust;
• The benefits of extensive support and collaboration across our Trust schools and the wider Diocese of Brentwood and can provide the successful applicant with opportunities for further professional development;
• All the support needed in the form of individual mentoring from an experienced ACT Headteacher;
• the provision of some of the central functions so that you can focus on the quality of teaching and learning and school improvement


About St Thomas More High School

SACRED HEART CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY We are a voluntary aided Roman Catholic school in Southchurch in the Borough of Southend-on-Sea. We are part of the Parish of Sacred Heart and St John Fisher. Please click here to visit the parish website. We hope that this website will provide you with all the information that you need to know either as an existing parent or pupil of our school or as a prospective parent or pupil. If you cannot find the information that you need please do not hesitate to call our office and they will do their best to help you with all your needs. Our school was established one hundred years ago and we are pleased to have served our community for so long. We hope to deliver our mission statement by enabling our pupils and the wider community to learn to love God, learn to love one another, learn to love our world and develop a love of learning in the process. It is our pleasure and privilege to achieve our mission with our children every day.

Address
Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0BW
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
St Thomas More High School website (opens in a new window)