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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership 12 - 18

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head Teacher

Start date: September 2024

Hours: Full time, Permanent

Individual School Salary Range: Leadership 12-18

Closing date: 26th February 2024 at 12pm

Interview dates: 7th and 8th March 2024

We have a wonderful opportunity for a dynamic and inspiring Head Teacher to join our dedicated and supportive team working at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Bridgwater, part of the Dunstan Catholic Educational Trust. Our friendly school welcomes applications from candidates who are enthusiastic about working in a school where children are at the heart of all we do and our vision is rooted in the Catholic values of respect, resilience, stewardship, curiosity, forgiveness and love.

We are looking for:

  • A passionate school leader who is committed to delivering our Trust Vision
  • A practising Catholic committed to the spiritual values of Catholic education.
  • A head who is driven to achieve the best outcomes for all our pupils having high expectations of their behaviour and achievements.
  • A practitioner who will provide a safe and secure learning environment for all in our school community.
  • A leader who has experience of raising outcomes for pupils

What the school offers its staff

As a School and Trust we offer:

  • A strong and supportive ethos
  • Happy, enthusiastic and friendly pupils
  • An excellent community spirt which fosters collaboration with its parents and carers and parish.
  • Friendly and dedicated staff who are committed to embracing new ideas to improve teaching and learning
  • A supportive Trust community
  • An extensive programme of CPD and support.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please either call the central office on 01278 226 006 choosing option 1 or send an email to office@thedcet.com.

The Dunstan Catholic Educational Trust (DCET) is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. All staff are expected to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application and satisfactory references.

To apply applicants should complete the CES application form and pack, which can be obtained by emailing office@thedcet.com

Please submit your completed application form to office@thedcet.com

Commitment to safeguarding

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. All staff are expected to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application.

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About St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Bridgwater

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
205 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01278 226006

Children are at the heart of our work at St Joseph’s; everything we do is aimed towards helping our children develop as well rounded individuals and to equip them for life in the future. Our purpose is to give each individual child every opportunity and encouragement to achieve their full potential intellectually and physically; to develop emotional, social, spiritual and moral values; and to become a valuable citizen. We aim to be a place where everyone feels welcome, valued, and respected. If you would like to be part of this ethos then this role may be for you.

Arranging a visit to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Bridgwater

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@thedcet.com.

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