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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L 10 - L17

What skills and experience we're looking for

Following a successful 8 years in post, our Head Teacher is retiring in August 2023.We are looking to employ an enthusiastic and inspirational practising Head Teacher, who will develop and share our vision of high-quality education for all.We are seeking a Head Teacher who: -

  • Is a practicing Catholic, committed to the teachings of the Catholic church
  • Has excellent, interpersonal skills and an ability to lead, motivate and inspire
  • Will continue to raise aspirations of all our children
  • Has proven leadership skills and can advance our high-quality teaching and learning
  • Is a strategic thinker who will continue to implement our vision and development plan to inspire our children
  • Is committed to building on the relationships already established with our parents, parish, community and Trust.
  • Is able to demonstrate a high level of experience and involvement in the leadership of safeguarding and a commitment to going to DSL training.
  • Our children are seeking a Headteacher who:
  • Can keep us safe and make us happy
  • Understands children’s needs and can solve problems
  • Is caring, generous, honest and patient
  • Is a good leader and a brilliant teacher
  • Is a good listener and is curious
  • Helps us to do things even if we are scared
  • What the school offers its staff

    We can offer:

  • A positive and caring ethos based on the values of the Catholic faith
  • A welcoming and supportive community united in our desire to learn and improve together.
  • The opportunity to work with a passionate and dedicated team of staff
  • A supportive and committed leadership team with a clear vision and determination to raising standards of teaching and learning
  • Personalised and ever evolving professional development opportunities to ensure that God given talents are nurtured and potential is fulfilled
  • A dedicated and supportive team of directors of the Trust and Governors of the school to work with.

  • This is an exciting time to join not just St. Teresa’s Catholic Primary School but also Mater Ecclesiae. Our Mater Ecclesiae motto is “ One Family in Christ.” As a group of schools, we are walking together as one family in Christ to develop all our schools. This is a new Academy Trust ( December 1st 2022) - we truly are shaping the future of the Academy. As part of Mater Ecclesiae, the new headteacher at St. Teresa’s would immediately be an integral part of the team, with so much support available from Headteachers and Interim CEO. We are forward looking and excited about our future together.

    Commitment to safeguarding

    Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check.
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    About St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Preston

    School type
    Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
    Education phase
    View all Primaryjobs
    School size
    Up to 175 pupils
    Age range
    3 to 11
    Phone number
    01772 797397

    St. Teresa's is a Catholic Primary School in Preston. Lancashire. On December 1st 2022, St. Teresa's became part of the Mater Ecclesiae Catholic Multi Academy Trust.

    Arranging a visit to St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Preston

    To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@st-teresas-pri.lancs.sch.uk.

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