HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Learning together, Playing together, Praying together
Kirton Lane, Stainforth, Doncaster, DN7 5BL
Tel: 01302 841283
Web: www.holyfamily.doncaster.sch.uk
Email: admin@ holyfamily.doncaster.sch.uk
Executive Headteacher: Mrs B Nesbit
Chair of Governors: Mr Paul McCay

Head of School
Required for September 2018
• L10-14
• Closing Date: Monday 12th March (Noon)
• Shortlisting: Tuesday 13th March
• Interviews: 21st March/22nd March


Following the successful promotion of the current Head of School, the governors are seeking to appoint a practising and committed Catholic for a non-teaching Head of School for September 2018. This is an amazing opportunity to develop your role as a senior leader and lead and manage a whole school under the direction of an Executive Head; suiting an experienced leader who would like to take the next step in managing a school.

Key responsibilities:
• We are a happy, successful Catholic school family with a strong Catholic ethos and are looking for someone to continue developing the Catholic life of the School;
• Continue to raise the standards of achievement, be responsible for all the day to day management of the children, staff and other adults, resources and building so as to promote and secure the achievement and well-being of all the children and adults;
• Work with the Executive Head and other leaders to provide an environment in which all staff and children are enabled to achieve success and to build towards achieving their potential;
• To have regard for the school’s data, teaching and learning, organising events, line management of staff;
• Share our vision of transforming learning to raise aspirations, secure an enjoyment and love of learning and develop a sense of pride in all that we do;
• To lead and manage key areas across the school and ensure an outstanding ethos is at the heart of everything;
• Be an outstanding and enthusiastic classroom practitioner with a proven track record of raising standards;
• Be an excellent communicator and able to work inclusively with pupils, staff, parents, Governors and other stakeholders;
• Have a proven ability to lead, inspire and motivate others;
• Be a resilient, organised and able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines;
• Be able to develop effective partnerships in order to drive forward change and shape the future direction of Holy Family Primary School;
• Show excellent coaching and mentoring skills.

We can offer:
• an exciting opportunity to work as a Head of School and a stepping stone from Deputy headship or similar
• a commitment to you and your professional development
• a Governing Body committed fully to supporting all staff in order to drive and sustain school improvement
• non-teaching commitment
• a beautiful, well-resourced school

Application packs are available on request. The CES application form must be completed as agreed by the Diocese of Hallam. Visits are welcomed and encouraged. If you would like to visit or have any questions please contact Mrs McLaughlin: j.rhodes@holyfamily.doncaster.sch.uk

Our Story
• The school is situated outside Doncaster and the recent one day inspection confirmed the school as GOOD
• The Executive Head works over two schools and;
• Both schools share a strong partnership in which staff are valued;
• Holy Family has applied to be a Teaching School Hub in partnership with Learning Unlimited Teaching School in Sheffield and therefore staff are encouraged to apply as SLEs and support the Teaching School’s Vision
• An extremely welcoming staff with wonderfully well behaved children
• A beautiful environment to work in

Holy Family Catholic Academy Trust is a charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales
with company number 8954620 whose registered office is at Kirton Lane, Stainforth, Doncaster DN7 5BL