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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L30 - L36

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required for September 2024

Headteacher Group 7, L30 – L36 (£96,239 - £111,470)

Permanent and full time

Number on Roll 1302 (11-18)

St Joseph’s is looking for a practising Catholic who is a committed and outstanding leader with the vision and drive to ensure that the school continues on its upward trajectory.

St. Joseph’s is a high achieving, disciplined and caring Catholic community with a rich history of excellent education provision. Supported by a committed and motivated staff, our students strive for the highest standards in all endeavours, are able to achieve success and are prepared to make their own positive contribution to our world.

The staff and students pride themselves on having the aspiration to seek ways to constantly “become better” in all aspects of its work, with inspirational Leaders, providing inspirational guidance to our whole school community. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and will bring to the school significant experience at a senior level.

Applicants will have the ambition, drive and expertise to ensure that St Joseph’s continues to thrive as a Catholic Community, which provides excellent learning opportunities, educates the “whole child” and helps to achieve social justice in the community it serves. The successful applicant can be assured of excellent support from the Governors, Trust central team, the Diocese and partner schools.

It is recommended that potential applicants read the letter from the Chair of Governors alongside this advert.

To have an informal, confidential discussion about the post with Mr B Tapping, CEO or to arrange a visit to the school please email Mrs D Mollon, Executive Assistant at dmollon@bccet.org.uk

Completed application forms and all supporting forms should be submitted to recruitment@bccet.org.uk by 9am on Monday 19th February 2024.

Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required to add a written signature to their application when circumstances allow.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks. An online search will be completed for all shortlisted candidates.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 19th February 2024

Shortlisting date: TBC

Interview date: TBC

What the school offers its staff

Opportunity for a Catholic Headteacher to join a values driven Multi-Academy Trust within an oversubscribed and popular Catholic Academy.
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About St Joseph's Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1300 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St. Joseph’s is Specialist school in Leading Edge, Applied Learning and Technology. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum, where each and every pupil is an equally valued member of our community. The culture of our school is based distinctively on Gospel values, which are reflected in everything we do.

We encourage pupils to demonstrate high levels of commitment and co-operation while all members of staff endeavour to provide maximum opportunities for learning and progression within a secure and safe environment.

Our education philosophy is based strongly on partnership where home, school, parish and the wider community work closely together to provide maximum support to the educational process.

Arranging a visit to St Joseph's Catholic Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email dmollon@stjosephs.uk.net.

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