Wakefield, West Yorkshire


The Trustees of the Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust
wish to appoint a Headteacher to

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Pontefract
NOR: 264
Salary Range: L15 -21

The Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust is a well-established Trust entering its 6th year of operation. Within our academies are communities where our children and young people are given a clear vision for life, a vision which is rooted in the person and teachings of Jesus Christ and which is faithful to the mission of the Catholic Church.

St Joseph’s, Pontefract is one of 10 primary and 2 secondary academies. The academies work closely together to raise standards for the benefit of all our children. This appointment offers a great opportunity for a new Headteacher to take the academy onto the next stage of its journey.

We are looking for an innovative, creative and inspirational leader who:
• Is a committed and practising Catholic
• Can set a clear strategic direction and has an understanding of education and leadership in a Catholic School
• Is an excellent practitioner with an ability to inspire, lead and develop teaching and learning throughout the school
• Is an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills
• Has high expectations and is unrelenting in their pursuit of excellence

St. Joseph’s is a very popular and inclusive school, committed to excellence in all areas. It is a forward thinking school, rooted in the local Parish and community. The excellent behaviour, attitudes and success of the children is regularly commented upon by visitors to the school and we are proud of the friendly and welcoming environment.

The successful candidate will find an inspired community of motivated and supportive staff, children and Academy Councillors with a positive sense of vision and mission.

Visits to the school are warmly invited. To arrange an appointment please contact Clare Kendrick on 01977 701493.

Application packs are available from and should be returned to Jacquie Devoy, Trust HR Manager, Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust. The Zucchi Suite, Nostell Business Estate, Nostell, Wakefield, WF4 1AB or via Email:

St. Joseph’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. (DBS)

Closing Date: 16th April 2018
Selection Event: 26th and 27th April 2018