Headteacher The Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School, Runcorn, Cheshire

Job description

The core purpose of the headteacher is to provide professional leadership and management of the school. This will promote a secure foundation from which to achieve high standards in all areas of the school’s work. To gain this success, a headteacher must establish high quality education by effectively managing teaching and learning and using personalised learning to realise the potential of all pupils. Headteachers must establish a culture that promotes excellence, equality and high expectations of all pupils. This will include ensuring that religious education is in accordance with the teachings, doctrines, discipline and general and particular norms of the Catholic Church.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status E A/CC
Degree E A/CC
CCRS/CTC or commitment to obtaining the certificate E A/CC/I

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status E A/CC
Degree E A/CC
CCRS/CTC or commitment to obtaining the certificate E A/CC/I

Essential skills and experience

Successful teaching of pupils in the primary phase
Experience of teaching in more than one school
To have taught in 2 of the 3 phases EYFS, KS1 or KS2
To have a working and current knowledge and understanding of Early Years, KS1, KS2 in the primary phase
Displays commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people
Experience of providing professional challenge and support to others through the performance management process
Has up to date knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and guidance in relation to working with and protection of children and young people
Will co-operate and work with relevant agencies to protect young people
To be able to effectively use data, assessment and target setting to raise standards/address weaknesses
To be able to exemplify how the needs of all pupils, including vulnerable groups, have been met through high quality teaching
To be able to work effectively with the Governing Board

Employee benefits

CPD, Pension, TLR


About The Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School

Address
Cotterill, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2NL
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
The Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School website (opens in a new window)