St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Malmesbury

Required for September 2018
Contract Type: Permanent
Group 1 Salary range L8 – L15
NOR – 148

Walking in the footsteps of Jesus, loving and serving together

Are you ready to achieve your potential as a leader and change children’s lives in a beautiful, peaceful and historic area of the country? Come and lead us from Good to Outstanding, in an atmosphere where our impeccably well-behaved children have ‘an excellent attitude to learning’.

We seek someone who:
• Is a practising Catholic with a strong commitment to Catholic education and the ethos of the school.
• Enables children to achieve their full potential
• Can lead us to achieve an outstanding rating in our next OFSTED inspection and in the meanwhile enhance our numeracy results in particular.
• Is a leader and innovator who encourages, enthuses and motivates the school community through excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

We can offer:
• An ideal environment for your first headteacher role or for your next headteacher appointment in a strong and caring school community, set in a peaceful but well-connected area, with a great Catholic ethos
• Happy, confident and enthusiastic children who enjoy learning, and dedicated, supportive and hard-working staff.
• Strong support from a highly effective and supportive Governing Board

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged, please contact Elaine Pearce at the school on 01666 822331 to make an appointment.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service. Application packs can be downloaded here or are available from, and are returnable to: Elaine Pearce at:

The closing date for applications will be 12 noon on Monday 16th April 2018,
with shortlisting shortly thereafter.
Interviews will take place on Monday 23rd April and Tuesday 24th April 2018