This job expired on 15 April 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, term time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle and Directors of Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust invite applications for this Headteacher position, to commence September 2024.

We are looking for a leader who:

  • Is a practising Catholic.
  • Has strong leadership skills.
  • Has commitment to nurturing and promoting our Trust’s distinctive ethos.
  • Is a dynamic, innovative and determined individual.
  • Has a proven track record as an outstanding practitioner with excellent communication skills.
  • Will inspire, challenge and encourage staff.
  • Will enable every child to reach their highest potential and nurture the spirituality and wellbeing of staff and the community.
  • Has an excellent ability to think strategically and experience of contributing to school improvement.
  • Has the ability and ambition to continue to raise standards in the school and across the Trust.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Dedicated staff who are keen to build on the improvements required.
  • Excellent collaboration between schools within Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust.
  • Opportunities to participate in ITT, School to School support, research projects and Maths Hub.
  • Opportunities to share talents within a supportive and trusting network of leaders.

A visit to the School is warmly welcomed and positively encouraged. Please contact Mike Shorten to arrange a visit on (01325) 523411

For further information and application forms please email recruitment@bhcet.org.uk or contact the CEO Mike Shorten MA(Ed) NLE, on (01325) 523411

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Joseph's Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
290 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Arranging a visit to St Joseph's Catholic Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ldunwell@bhcet.org.uk.

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