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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership - L11 to L15

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our Lady of the Magnificat is a multi-academy of over 750 employees across 17 schools, all working together to shape the future of Catholic Education of more than 6000 children and young people.

This is a unique opportunity within the organisation for an aspiring leader to gain experience of senior leadership within a primary setting, under the direction of an Executive Principal and supported by a high performing School Improvement Team.

We are looking for someone:

  • Who is a practicing and committed Catholic who will support the ethos of our school and help inspire our children to develop their own faith.
  • Is passionate about educating young people and puts their wellbeing at the heart of all they do.
  • Has experience of School Improvement working at the level of at least Assistant Headteacher.
  • Who will work collaboratively with the School Leadership Team to motivate and inspire staff while making them feel valued and supported.

What the school offers its staff

As we strive to become an employer of choice, not only will you be joining a progressive multi-academy company, you will also receive a competitive benefits package, which as well as salary includes:

  • Health & Wellbeing employee assistance programme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Access to an excellent pension scheme
  • Access to professional qualifications and training

The appointment is subject to the current conditions of service contained in the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions document (STPCD) and other current education and employment legislation.

Further details about the role

If you are an aspiring Catholic leader, looking for your next career move and are ready to guide our school community, please visit www.magnificat.org.uk/vacancies for a recruitment pack. All forms must be returned to hr@magnificat.org.uk by the close date.

Closing date: 9.00am on Friday 15th March 2024

Interview date: Thursday 21st March 2024

Some of our roles attract a high level of interest and for this reason we review applications as they are received, therefore on occasions this means roles may close earlier than advertised; so early applications are highly recommended.

We recognise that a diverse and inclusive workforce is essential to achieving our core mission, therefore we actively encourage a wide diversity of applications. We also are committed to being an equal opportunities employer we will make reasonable adjustments required for interview where requested.

Our Lady of the Magnificat is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and therefore the post is subject to an enhanced DBS statement. We also conduct online searches for all posts in line with guidance from KCSIE 2023. Online searches are not part of the shortlisting process itself and candidates will have a chance to address any issues of concern that come up during the search at interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About English Martyrs Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
201 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01926 462956

Arranging a visit to English Martyrs Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@magnificat.org.uk.

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