8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Negotiable

Job summary

The Governors are seeking to appoint a replacement for the retiring Headteacher and this is a full time post. The candidate must be a practising Catholic who is fully committed to Catholic education and continuing the charitable mission of the school both in the local community and further afield.

Applying for the job

Applications will only be accepted from candidates completing the application form in full. CV’s will not be accepted in substitution for completed application forms. Full details of the post and application forms are available on the academy’s website at www.sacredheart.southwark.sch.uk. The closing date for completed applications is 12.00 noon on Friday, 28th January 2022. Completed application forms should be emailed to the Clerk to the Governors, AOSullivan@sacredheart.southwark.sch.uk

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 21 February 2022.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
852 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
02072746844

About Sacred Heart Catholic School

The Sacred Heart Catholic Academy is a very successful, multi-cultural, comprehensive Academy in the London Borough of Southwark for students aged 11-18 years, with in excess of 860 students on roll, including the Sixth Form. It is rated outstanding by OFSTED and consistently performs at or near the top of league tables both locally and nationally.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a replacement for the retiring Headteacher and this is a full time post. The candidate must be a practising Catholic who is fully committed to Catholic education and continuing the charitable mission of the school both in the local community and further afield.

Applicants will have significant and relevant senior experience and qualifications in secondary education. A proven track record of raising achievement and an ability to lead professional staff who are dedicated to meeting the spiritual, academic and pastoral needs of students will be essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for an inspirational leader to sustain the unique identity of the Academy, to continue its pursuit of excellence and maintain and enhance a high personal profile within the academic and Catholic community.

Arranging a visit to Sacred Heart Catholic School

Prospective candidates may arrange a visit to the Academy during the two week period commencing 10 January 2022 . To arrange a visit and/or an informal conversation, please contact Anne O’Sullivan on 0207 274 6844 or via email aosullivan@sacredheart.southwark.sch.uk

School location

Camberwell New Road, London, SE5 0RP

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