St Francis Catholic Primary School

Friary Road, Peckham, London SE15 1RQ
Telephone: 0207 639 0187

Brother Sister Let Me Serve You

Start Date: September 2018
Pay: L20 – L24 (£70,310 - £76,017)
NOR: 422

Due to the retirement of our long-standing Co-Headteachers, the Governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader who:
• Is a practising Catholic
• Is a confident and poven leader who lives out daily the gospel values
• Has a clear, consistent focus on Teaching and Learning
• Has leadership and management skills with the ability to nurture, inspire, challenge and motivate pupils and staff alike
• Demonstrates a track record of supporting and developing outstanding teaching

As a confident,innovative and organised leader, the successful applicant will show that they are able to maintain good relationships throughout the school community and participate fully in the life of the school.

We offer:
• Friendly, enthusiastic and inspiring pupils who are fun, excited, eager to learn and always willing to please
• A committed, highly motivated, creative, positive and friendly staff team
• A very well resourced Primary School where opportunities for high quality learning are facilitated
• Supportive Governors, Parents and Community;We are looking for a Headteacher who has:
• A commitment to upholding the Catholic ethos of our school
• High expectations, vision and initiative
• Experience of successful leadership• Proficienc in assessment and subsequent analysis in order to improve pupil outcomes
• Strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
• An understanding of the need for good team work and partnerships
• An enthusiasm to engage with all aspects of school life, parents and the wider community

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references will be taken up before the time of interview.

Visits to the school for prospective candidates are both recommended and warmly welcomed. Even if you have not been considering a move why not come and visit us and find out about his great opportunity to enjoy leading our community?
Application packs are available from

“The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. You have built a staff team that is highly skilled and addresses the needs of all pupils. The school’s strong ethos, based on Christian values, is shared across your close-knit community”.
“Pupils are happy at the school. They enjoy their learning and take pride in their work. Pupils are motivated to do their best by adults who know them well”
.   Ofsted March 2018

Closing date: Monday 23rd April 2018 at 12.00pm
Shortlisting: Monday 23rd April 2018
Interviews: Monday 30th April and Tuesday 1st May 2018