Diocese of Lancaster


Holy Family Catholic Primary School

Ostley Bank, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, LA13 9LR
Website: www.holyfamily.cumbria.sch.uk

Headteacher
Group 2, L15-L21 (£55,049 - £63,779)
NOR: 231 including 27 part-time Nursery
Required for January 2018

Holy Family is a leading Catholic primary school on the outskirts of Barrow-in-Furness, a beautiful area at the gateway to the English Lake District. The area is currently seeing huge growth in cutting edge industries providing employment opportunities and securing a bright, long-term future for the local community.

Due to the resignation of our Headteacher, the Governors are seeking to appoint a committed Catholic who will be an inspirational leader for this caring school. You will be joining a well-established and dedicated team.

The successful candidate will:
• Have the ability and ambition to build upon our strong foundation and take our school from Good to Outstanding
• Will promote the highest expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour
• Display excellent interpersonal skills
• Possess the ability to sustain the outstanding Catholic ethos of the school
• Strengthen creativity and excitement in learning

The successful candidate will find:
• Dedicated, caring and enthusiastic staff
• Motivated, confident and happy children who are eager to learn
• A supportive and pro-active governing body with a clear vision for the future of the school
• A warm welcome from parents and a parish community with a strong Catholic ethos
• A firm commitment to your professional development

Visits to the School are encouraged and warmly welcomed. An application pack is available from the school’s website. To make an appointment or to request an application pack, please contact Catherine Williams at the school office 01229 828018 or by email at manager@holyfamily.cumbria.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: 12 pm Monday, 11 September 2017.
Interview dates: 25 & 26 September 2017.

Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, DBS and, for ‘relevant’ posts, a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.