St John Evangelist Catholic School

Headteacher

Salary Group Range: Leadership 16 -21
Salary Range: £64,524 - £71,865 (depending on experience)
Start Date: September 2018

Are you an aspiring headteacher or an existing head wanting a new challenge?
Are you passionate about giving children the best possible chances in life?
Do you recognise and support the importance of Catholic Education?
Do you care about children having a deep and rich curriculum that simulates their thinking, broadens their horizons and prepares them for life as well as academic success?

Then we would love to hear from you.


St John Evangelist is a friendly and inclusive one and one third entry school at the Angel Islington with excellent transport links and amenities and a very supportive parish.
The Governors, staff, pupils and parents of St John Evangelist Catholic School are seeking to appoint an innovative leader who, as a practising Catholic will embrace both the strengths of the past and the challenges of the future through their vision, drive and ambition.

We are looking for someone who:

• Is a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education
• Believes that every child should achieve success
• Has experience in successfully leading curriculum development
• Can inspire staff and children • Has excellent organisational and interpersonal skills; experienced in establishing and maintaining good professional relationships

In return we will offer:
• A warm, caring and welcoming school
• An inclusive school with a diverse community
• An environment where behaviour is exemplary and where a sense of belonging prevails
• Professional, hard-working and dedicated staff
• A supportive and active parish
• A challenging yet encouraging Governing Board
• Mentoring and development opportunities for the right person to grow into the role

How to apply: Visits to the school are encouraged and may be arranged by contacting the school on 0207 226 1314.
Please apply online on the Islington Council website for this post under job vacancies.
If you require any assistance, please contact the schools’ HR team at schoolsrecruitment@islington.gov.uk quoting reference STJE/667

Closing date: 12pm, Wednesday 28th March 2018
Shortlisting date: Week beginning 2nd April 2018
Interview date: Thursday 19th April 2018


St John Evangelist Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. Also, this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.