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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Inner London L18-24 (£75,732 to £ 85,535)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We would welcome applications from experienced Headteachers as well as senior leaders looking for their first headship and would support and develop them as they grow into the role.

You will be:

  • A practising Catholic
  • A passionate advocate for the school, willing to work closely with parishes and the community to promote the school and ensure our future viability
  • Able to understand and value our richly diverse community
  • A candidate with a proven track record of implementing change and raising standards in teaching and learning, resulting in measurable whole school improvements, within a consistent, caring, accountable ethos.
  • Someone with passion and enthusiasm for each individual child’s learning and determination to see that each child maximises their full potential
  • Financially astute and aware of the challenges facing schools

If you have the vision, drive and determination to lead St Mary’s and are excited about the rewarding challenge of harnessing its potential, then the Governing Board would be delighted to hear from you. Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed.

What the school offers its staff

Governors see this appointment as an opportunity to see the school with fresh eyes and are ready to embrace change.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for the children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS with Children’s Barred List Check and suitable references. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
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About St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
318 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Email address
Phone number
07899 063321

The school is based in Crescent Lane in a Victorian building which retains much of its character and charm and in its more recent purpose built and very sympathetically designed buildings. The school is very well equipped to deliver a broad and balanced curriculum fully suited to the diverse needs of all of its learners. As a Catholic school, the teachings of Christ inform all our efforts and the way in which we treat one another. We live up to our Catholic character through our Mission Statement. Our mission statement St Mary's School is committed to providing the best possible education for all children and to developing each child's full potential is reflected in and through the daily life of the school. We are highly inclusive with priority placed on the richness of learning for all pupils. As a Catholic School, our faith and the Gospel values permeate all aspects of our curriculum and of our everyday life here at school, we are fully committed to developing and supporting each child in their faith and relationship with God.

Arranging a visit to St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email dion.mills@hays.com.

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