St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Primary School
Downend, South Gloucestershire
Age Range: 4-11 years

‘Created by God to love and learn’

Headteacher
Salary: Group 2, Salary Scale 14-20 dependent on experience
Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 23rd March 2018
Contract Type: Full Time
Start Date: September 2018
Contract Term: Permanent

St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Primary School is a voluntary aided school within the Diocese of Clifton and is situated in South Gloucestershire County. At its last OFSTED Inspection and Section 48 the school was graded good.

Due to the pending retirement of our current head teacher, the Governing Body seek to appoint someone who is:
• A practising Catholic who fully supports the Catholic identity and has a desire to live out and share the faith through work.
• An inspirational leader who has the capacity to develop an already strong and committed team; and who can apply the principle of strategic and creative thinking to build on already good foundations and take the school to its next level.
• A proven communicator who can promote continuing development of the school within a safe and nurturing environment.

The School offers:
• A stable, committed and supportive community school with a strong Catholic identity.
• Well behaved children who are proud of their school, their achievements and have a desire to learn and grow within the educational community.
• Strong and supportive governing body and PTFA.

Ofsted :
• The school’s core values are a strong feature and are rooted in all aspects of its work.
• The school is a calm and happy place, where pupils want to learn and enjoy coming to school.
• The school’s capacity to further improve is good.

Shortlisting: Shortlisting will take place on 10th April 2018 and candidates, whether or not they have been successfully shortlisted, will be informed promptly.

Interview dates: Thursday 26th & Friday 27th April 2018

Visits: We welcome visits to the school and respectively request this be done the week of 19th March 2018. Please contact Mandy Elvy on 01454 866690 to arrange an appointment.

St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post requires an enhanced DBS check. Some roles may need to comply with the ‘Childcare Act 2006’ and the ‘Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009’ where additional disclosure of information will be required.

For further information and an application pack please email: headship-recruitment@southglos.gov.uk, stating the post you are applying for or contact Integra Schools HR, telephone 01454 863218.