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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 November 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Group 2 - L15-L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to the retirement of our highly valued and successful Headteacher, the Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and dedicated person to lead our school community and to continue to develop our outstanding school.

We wish to appoint:

  • a practising Catholic with a strong, lived faith and deep commitment to Catholic Education and the Catholic ethos of the school
  • a person who values all children as individuals and ensures that all children are confident and able to achieve their full potential
  • someone who will strive to maintain and further enrich our outstanding school
  • a leader and innovator who encourages, enthuses and motivates the school community through excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • someone who will maintain and develop the partnerships between our school, our parents and carers, our parish, Archdiocese and the wider community

Our Children would like someone who:

  • is kind and understanding
  • is caring and helpful
  • is loyal and trusting
  • is patient and calm
  • is firm but fair
  • respects and listens to us
  • is friendly and approachable
  • is kind to everyone
  • is fun and will laugh with us
  • helps us when we are worried
  • is smart

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • a vibrant, caring and encouraging environment for learning, underpinned by a strong Catholic ethos
  • strong support from a highly effective and supportive Governing Body
  • happy, confident and enthusiastic children who enjoy learning
  • dedicated, supportive and hard-working staff who are fully committed to further raising standards in the classroom
  • good opportunities for continuous professional development
  • supportive parents and carers, parish and community

Commitment to safeguarding

The post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulation and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

St Marie’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this post.
Online searches may also be undertaken for shortlisted candidates.

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About St Marie's Catholic Primary School Standish

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
202 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to St Marie's Catholic Primary School Standish

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email michelle.foster@wigan.gov.uk.

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