St Thomas More Catholic Academy

Leicester LE2 3TA

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed, practising Catholic to join our Academy
in this leadership role from August 2018

Group 2 Leadership Range L 15 - 21 (reasonable relocation expenses may be available) NOR 280

St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy, located in Knighton, Leicester is seeking an inspirational and dynamic Headteacher with excellent communication skills. The school has undergone numerous changes over the past three years and in September will form part of the new St Thomas Aquinas Multi Academy Trust, one of the four MATs in the Diocese of Nottingham. Our new Head will be someone who is looking for a long-term opportunity and can bring stability and direction to the school. We promote high standards in terms of teaching and learning, behaviour and achievement. Our vision is to educate children in the spirit of the Gospel values and the traditions of the Catholic Church, nurturing the talents and potential of each individual – both pupils and staff.

We can offer:
• The opportunity to lead a school with enthusiastic, confident and happy children
• Dedicated staff who are keen to build on our high standards
• Excellent collaboration between the 22 schools within the Multi Academy Trust

We are looking for a leader who:
• Has a strong Catholic faith and a clear understanding of education and leadership in a Catholic school
• Has a proven track record as an outstanding practitioner with excellent communication skills
• Will inspire, challenge and encourage staff
• Will enable every child to reach their highest potential
• Will nurture a strong, caring ethos and community spirit within our school
• Has the ability and ambition to continue to raise standards
• Will maintain and develop the school's partnership with parents, the other schools within the Multi Academy Trust and local area, local parishes, the Diocese and other organisations

We encourage you to visit our school and look forward to meeting you. Please call Mrs C O’Halloran on 0116 2706365 to arrange a visit or for an application pack, or visit

Closing date: Monday 12th March at 12 noon
Interviews: Week commencing 19th March

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check.

In partnership with the Diocese of Nottingham