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  • Expected start date

    1 May 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership Group 7 L33 - L39

Job summary

Closing date: Monday 29 November 2021, 12.00 noon

Salary: Group 7, L33-39

Location: Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Contract type: Full time

Contract term: Permanent

Start Date: May 2022

The Directors and Governors of this high achieving, oversubscribed Catholic Voluntary Academy are looking to appoint a permanent Headteacher from May 2022. We are seeking an experienced and ambitious Catholic leader to build on the strong foundations of high achievement and aspiration of our pupils and staff. You will ensure that St Mary’s Menston continues to provide broad and rich learning experiences for our students that are rooted in Gospel values and can create opportunities to develop the wider role of the school within the community. You will be both a strategic and creative thinker; with the leadership skill to challenge in order to provide the highest quality of education in order to ensure the young people in our care are happy and flourish in their adult lives and find personal fulfilment.

This role is suitable for someone who is excited about taking an outstanding school to new heights. Applications from new and experienced school leaders are welcome.

As part of the Bishop Wheeler Trust you will be joining a successful and dedicated group of senior leaders who work collaboratively across all our schools within the Diocese of Leeds. Each school is also part of local and Diocesan partnerships.

You will be a practising Catholic with a strong commitment to Catholic education together with proven leadership skills and the ability to build on our Outstanding Ofsted and Section 48 judgments.

St. Mary’s is a popular and highly successful school situated on the North West fringe of Leeds, close to the Yorkshire Dales. The school is part of the Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust which consists of the high school and 10 primary schools. Our Trust will grow further in the coming months, with the addition of a second secondary school and another primary school.

If you would like further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact Darren Beardsley CEO of BWCAT, via Jo-Anne Hughes at St Mary’s Menston on 01943 883000 or ja.hughes@stmarysmenston.org.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, however, due to Covid restrictions this may not be a possibility but if you would like to discuss this in further detail please contact Jo-Anne Hughes to make an appointment.

Further details including a job description, person specification and application form can be found at www.bishopwheelercatholicacademytrust.org/vacancies.

Completed application forms and accompanying documents should be emailed for the attention of Darren Beardsley (CEO) to Amanda Whelan at a.whelan@bwcat.org by the closing date.

• Closing date: Monday 29 November 2021, 12.00 noon
• Shortlisting date: Wednesday 1 December 2021
• Interview date: Thursday 9 and Friday 10 December 2021

St Mary’s Menston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all our children and young people and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1268 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email
p.barber@bwcat.org
Contact phone number
+17949739909

About St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy

St. Mary’s is a popular and highly successful school situated on the North West fringe of Leeds, close to the Yorkshire Dales. The school is part of the Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust which consists of the high school and 10 primary schools. The November 2014 Ofsted inspection and June 2019 Section 48 inspection judged St Mary’s as an outstanding school.

Arranging a visit to St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, however, due to Covid restrictions this may not be a possibility but if you would like to discuss this in further detail please contact Jo-Anne Hughes to make an appointment.

School location

Bradford Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 6AE

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