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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Group Size 2 Fringe L13 - 19

What skills and experience we're looking for

St Joseph The Worker Catholic Primary School is a popular, nurturing and outstanding school whose Catholic ethos is at the heart of all that we do.

Our Mission Statement is:

‘with Jesus we learn, we care, we listen, we share so that He might be seen in the people that we are and the things that we do.’

Following the impending retirement of our highly esteemed current Headteacher the Governors invite applications for a dedicated Headteacher from September 2023. Applications are invited from experienced, enthusiastic and suitably qualified, practising Catholic leaders to play a key role in building on the success of our friendly school. The successful applicant will work with governors to shape the strategic direction of the school, and will be responsible for the day-to-day leadership and management of the school, leading a team that strives together for the good of the pupils.

Applications are invited from existing headteachers, deputy headteachers, assistant headteachers or senior leaders with appropriate experience.

We want our Headteacher to:-

  • Be a practising Catholic who can nurture faith and spirituality within the community and take the lead role in delivering inspirational Catholic education based on our shared values.
  • Have a clear vision and strong commitment to Catholic education.
  • Will uphold and continue to nurture a rich and broad-based curriculum that both excites our teachers to teach and each individual child to learn, ensuring that they are both supported and challenged to fulfil their potential.
  • Has a proven track record in providing inspirational, strategic, and professional leadership.
  • Be an excellent communicator with a strong commitment to working in partnership with the parish and the community.
  • Have a passionate commitment to safeguarding and the welfare and wellbeing of all.
  • Be a caring individual who is supportive of the ethos of the school.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:-

  • A positive and caring ethos based on the values of the Catholic faith.
  • A firm commitment to wellbeing and professional development.
  • The opportunity to work with thoughtful, enthusiastic children, supportive parents, professional and devoted staff and governors.

Further details about the role

Prospective candidates are positively encouraged to visit our school. Please contact the School Business Manager to arrange this as soon as possible on 01277 227282 or email recruitment@st-josephworker.essex.sch.uk

Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies

Full details of the post and application form are available on www.st-josephworker.essex.sch.uk/Key Information/Vacancies.

Completed applications should be sent to recruitment@st-josephworker.essex.sch.uk or to the school office marked CONFIDENTIAL FAO MRS L WILLATS

Commitment to safeguarding

St Joseph The Worker are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks including a check on social media by an external agency. References will be sought and the successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure + Barring Service Check.

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About St Joseph the Worker Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01277 227282

St Joseph the Worker School Catholic Primary school is located in Hutton, Essex.

Mission Statement
The mission of our school is that:
With Jesus
we learn,
we care,
we listen,
we share
so that He might be seen in the people
that we are and the things that we do.

• To see teaching and learning as a process of co-operative team work and welcome and encourage the involvement of parents and others in the community.
• To esteem children as individuals and respect their rights, values and beliefs.
• To foster and promote good relationships and a sense of belonging to the School community.
• To give opportunities to work with a range of materials, practices and processes which develop skills, attitudes, knowledge and understanding.
• To provide situations which encourage pupils to use their practical and intellectual skills to evaluate and improve their work.
• To provide a well-ordered environment in which all are fully aware of behavioural expectations.
• To offer equal opportunities in all aspects of school life and recognising the importance of different cultures.
• To encourage praise and positively reinforce good relationships, behaviour and work.
• To work as a team, supporting and encouraging one another.
• To encourage a sense of interest, enjoyment and pride in all pupils.

Arranging a visit to St Joseph the Worker Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@st-josephworker.essex.sch.uk.

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