10 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 August 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Contract type
L15 to L21

Job summary

 St. Helen’s Catholic Junior School Academy is a highly respected and popular Catholic school, committed to excellence in all areas. The Governors invite applications from experienced and suitably- qualified, practising Catholic leader to play a key role in building on the success of our excellent school.

We are looking for a person who:  

  • Is a practising Catholic with a strong commitment to the Catholic faith and a clear understanding of the Diocesan Plan for Catholic Education.

  • Has mature leadership skills that will encourage, enthuse and motivate the school community.

  • Is an excellent practitioner with an ability to inspire, lead and develop teaching and learning throughout the school.

  • Can demonstrate an impressive record of achievement and development in their existing and previous roles. 

  • Has an understanding of school funding and is able to contribute effectively in the areas of budget-setting and good financial management. 

  • Is unrelenting in their pursuit of excellence and the wellbeing of the whole school community.

In return the position offers:  

  • An opportunity to lead a successful school at the heart of a committed and supportive community.

  • Friendly, happy, enthusiastic children who are eager to learn. 

  • Dedicated, supportive and hardworking staff.

  • An attractive and well developed school environment, with extensive grounds, enabling children to thrive in sporting and musical initiatives. 

  • An engaged and enthusiastic Board of Governors with a wide ranging and balanced skills set who are committed to supporting and developing the school's senior leadership team.

  • Close and strong links with the Parish of Brentwood Cathedral. 

Applying for the job

To apply for the position please use the Senior Leadership application form, Applicants Declaration, Consent to obtain references, and Recruitment monitoring information form which have been uploaded under supporting documents.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
School size
365 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Contact phone number
01277 213962

About St Helen's Catholic Junior School

 St Helen's Catholic Junior School Academy is a three form entry school in the Diocese of Brentwood. It serves the Catholic parishes of Brentwood and Warley, Ongar and Ingatestone.
The school is situated in a pleasant rural area within 10/15 minutes walking distance from
Brentwood Town centre.
St. Helen’s Junior School is first and foremost a place of learning. Great emphasis is placed upon creating a caring and happy environment. 

Arranging a visit to St Helen's Catholic Junior School

Please contact the school office on 01277 213962 or by email HR@st-helens-jun.essex.sch.uk 

School location

Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 9BY

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