Headteacher

St Andrew’s Catholic Primary School Solihull

www.st-andrews.solihull.sch.uk

Salary range L14 – L20 Start date January 2018

Due to the promotion of our current Headteacher to a larger school, the Governors of St Andrew’s are seeking to appoint an innovative person to lead our successful school. We are a one form entry Catholic school with 210 children, situated in Solihull and within easy reach of the M42 and railway links to Birmingham.

We are looking for a leader and team player who:
• Is a practising and committed Catholic
• Is committed to developing the ‘whole child’, whilst ensuring each and every child achieves their full potential
• Has the ability to formulate a clear strategy and vision for further improving pupil outcomes and leading the continuous improvement of the school
• Is willing to promote the Catholic ethos and values of the school, recognising its unique relationship with the Parish and the Archdiocese
• Can demonstrate proven leadership and management skills that motivate and inspire staff to achieve the highest standards
• Has experience and knowledge of effective foundation stage and KS 1 & 2 curriculum development and can continue the evolution of a ‘one-school’ approach
• Has excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and is able to use these to raise the profile of the school and further integrate it into the wider community.

We can offer you:
• A high achieving school with a good reputation for developing well-rounded, caring children who feel valued whatever their skills and abilities
• A dedicated, caring and motivated team of staff
• Happy, well-behaved, confident and hardworking children
• A supportive and committed Governing Body, interested and involved parents/ carers and an active PTA.

Our children would like their new Headteacher
To want to know them by name and to have time to talk to them
To be friendly and fun
To be organised, firm and fair
To be intelligent with good ideas and an imagination to make their school even better.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Anna Stevens, School Business Manager, on 0121 743 5675 or s82astevens@st-andrews.solihull.sch.uk
Application packs are also available by contacting Anna Stevens.

Closing date Thursday 14th September 2017 at 1 pm.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th September 2017.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.