• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 April 2021 at 1:00 pm

  • Date listed

    24 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£55,338 - £61,808

Job summary

Imagine leading ‘The School at the Top of the World’ with sparkling sea views every day!

Following the retirement of the current Headteacher, the Governors of this welcoming and popular Catholic school, are seeking to appoint a new Headteacher. The successful candidate will be a practising Catholic, fully committed to developing and enriching the mission of our school: ‘Learning and Growing Together, Unique in God’s Eyes’.

They will have vision, enthusiasm and the ability to motivate others, and a commitment to developing a learning community where everyone is empowered to achieve their personal best.

We are looking for someone special who:

Is highly motivated with proven leadership skills and experience of successfully leading aspects of whole school improvement
Is committed to working in partnership with staff, governors, parents and the wider community including deanery, parish and local school cluster
Has initiative, drive, integrity, a sense of humour and excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Is a strategic thinker, with the vision to shape the future of the school.

Applying for the job

Please contact Joanne Levy for an application pack

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic
Education phase
School size
200 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School

We can offer you:

A lovely bright, well-maintained and well-resourced school with spectacular sea views
Happy, enthusiastic children who are full of great ideas (PAN 210)
A friendly and supportive school team – staff, parents and governors
A school that has consistently been graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted (last Ofsted April 2019).

Arranging a visit to St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School

Please contact the School Business Manager, Joanne Levy by phone on 01273 607924 option 3 or email joannelevy@stjohn.brighton-hove.sch.uk

School location

Whitehawk Hill Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 0AH

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