42 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    10 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L12 £58 105 to L18 £66 684

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Headteacher who:

  • is a practising Catholic with a clear vision and understanding of Catholic education;

  • is an aspirational senior leader, able to lead, motivate and inspire staff, with a clear vision for the future direction of the school;

  • is ambitious for all children and committed to ensuring all children reach their full potential;

  • is passionate about developing teaching & learning, inclusive education and meeting the needs of every child instilling a confidence, so our pupils continue to flourish, try new things and enjoy life in all its fullness;

  • has experience in senior leadership and can continue to develop our talented team of staff and support their development as subject leaders, as we journey to joining a multi-academy;

  • is committed to the mission of the school and nursery, our Catholic Church and the vision of the Archdiocese of Birmingham;

  • can balance resources efficiently and effectively in a way that maximises performance and ensures the financial sustainability of the school;

  • can build on our links with our parish, our parents and the wider community.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • happy, enthusiastic pupils who are exceptionally well behaved, motivated to learn and enjoy school and who care for one another and embrace diversity;

  • an exciting opportunity to develop your leadership skills in an exceptional school with a family feel and established, collaborative teams where there is a passion for developing the whole child through close attention to their personal interests;

  • a school that for the last 5 years has been ranked in the top 1% of primary schools national, appearing in the Sunday Times top 500 Primary Schools Guide and being named best primary school in Coventry and Warwickshire for outstanding attainment and progress;

  • a supportive and committed Governing Body.

Further details about the role

Please see school website www.stanthonyscatholic.com for further details and Application Pack

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online checks, in line with KCSiE Sept 2022. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable professional references one of which must be from a Catholic Priest.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to vacancystanthony@welearn365.com

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Upload additional documents

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

About St Anthony's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
223 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

St. Anthony’s Catholic Primary school is a wonderful school, with a great reputation and a highly skilled staff. Our deep sense of family, community and togetherness enable our 233 pupils (including 23 in nursery) to thrive in a warm and caring environment, built upon a strong Catholic ethos.

Arranging a visit to St Anthony's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head3544@welearn365.com.

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