The Holy Trinity Catholic Federation

Head of School

Schools in the Federation:
Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School,  Weston-super-Mare
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary and Nursery School, Burnham on Sea
Contract type: Permanent, starting September 2018
Salary Range: Leadership 10 – 14

The Governing Board are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of School to work with the Executive Head of our newly formed federation. The successful candidate will be a committed practising Catholic with strong leadership experience and an understanding of Catholic Education.

We are looking for a Head of School who:
• Demonstrates an understanding of leadership of a Catholic school and the promotion of Catholic life across the parish community
• Works to and in partnership with the Executive Head Teacher, Chair and Governing Body to monitor and maintain the desired pace required to improve and sustain outcomes in all areas
• Possesses the knowledge, skills, drive and resilience required to improve outcomes for all pupils by setting consistently high expectations for teaching and learning, pupil progress and attainment
• Has relevant and appropriate experience of senior leadership in a Catholic Primary School
• Demonstrates ways of sustaining high expectations for behaviour, attendance and safeguarding.

The post would be suitable for either an existing deputy head or someone with extensive leadership and management experience. The appointment is to the Holy Trinity Catholic Federation and for the first year will be based at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary and Nursery School, Burnham on Sea and thereafter within the Holy Trinity Catholic Federation.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please arrange a visit by either emailing Helen Taylor at or by phoning 01934 621919 or 01278 784641

Closing date for applications is 30th April 2018 at 12 noon with interviews scheduled for 9th May 2018.

Full application pack is available here or on the school websites: or