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  • Start date details

    January 2025 or earlier

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£66,628.00 - £77,195.00 Annually (Actual)

Headteacher job summary

Archdiocese of Birmingham

The Pope Francis Catholic Multi Academy Company


Brook Lane, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2AB
Required for January 2025 or earlier

Salary range: L15-21

The Directors of The Pope Francis Catholic Multi Academy Company, a large family of Catholic schools based in Oxfordshire, in partnership with the Governing Body of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, are seeking to appoint an outstanding Headteacher who will lead this popular vibrant faith school, graded as ‘Good’ by OFSTED, inspiring its children, staff and families ‘to be the best they can be’. This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future growth of this thriving school, which is situated in Thame.

The successful candidate should be a practising Roman Catholic, highly passionate about religious education and the Catholic life within our school and be able to work closely with the RE Subject Leader and our Parish Priests.

We are looking for: -

  • A strong, Catholic ambitious leader to build on the strengths of the school and maintain an environment which is friendly, warm and somewhere that our pupils feel safe and valued.
  • A passionate and experienced educator who will continue to raise standards and further enhance our curriculum to enrich the lives of all our pupils
  • Someone who is fully committed to safeguarding, inclusivity, equality and ensuring the removal of barriers to learning for all our pupils.
  • Someone who will continue to develop the positive relationships that exist with our key stakeholders, families of schools, and the Diocese.

We can offer: -

  • A warm, friendly school which thrives on mutual respect and care for each other.
  • Welcoming, enthusiastic and well-behaved pupils who are eager to learn and accepting of others.
  • Dedicated, friendly and supportive staff.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities within The Pope Francis Catholic MAC.
  • A supportive Governing Body and Parish.

Please contact the school office for an application pack on 01844 214278 or email: Ann O’Reilly on aoreilly@pfmac.org.uk

Closing date for applications is midday on Monday 24 June 2024 and interviews will take place week beginning 1 July 2024

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 Primary School, Thame

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
196 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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