St Mary’s Catholic Primary School
Sandon Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 9AX
Tel: 01476 562 017

Head Teacher Position
required from September 2018
Salary: L10 – L17

St Mary’s Catholic Primary school is a Group 2 primary school based in the centre of the busy market town of Grantham with excellent transport links. A vibrant Catholic school with a passion for innovative learning where Christ is at the heart of everything. Our welcoming school creates an atmosphere in which faith and teaching combine to foster enquiring minds and independent thinkers. Governors are looking for a practising Catholic Head Teacher who is enthusiastic, able to adapt to changing circumstances, provide new ideas as well as maintain and further enrich our extraordinary school with its imaginative approach to education and unique learning environment.

We are looking for:
• An effective senior leader who has excellent management and organisational skills
• A Head Teacher who can use their experience of working with governors to achieve high standards of teaching and learning whilst enjoying working and developing a unique learning environment
• A leader with sound, up-to date knowledge of developments in education, teaching and learning, assessment, best practice and academy development who can inspire and challenge an excellent team
• The candidate should have a knowledge and understanding of the role of the Governing Body in a Catholic School
• A person who can provide a sense of community in the school, where each individual is recognised as being created in the image and likeness of God
• A leader who can maintain positive relationships with parents, the local parish and with other individuals and agencies associated with the school

We can offer:
• Happy, confident, positive and enthusiastic children who enjoy learning
• Dedicated, supportive and hard-working staff who are fully committed to further raising standards in the classroom
• Good opportunities for continuous professional development and a commitment to individual wellbeing
• Strong support from a highly effective and supportive governing body committed to driving school improvement

A visit to our wonderful school is strongly encouraged and you can arrange one by contacting: Mrs Michaela Hamilton on or 01476 562017

Closing date for applications will be: 31st January 2018 at Noon
Interview Date: 20th February 2018

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate.