OXFORDSHIRE L.A. (part of the Pope Francis MAC from 1st May 2018)

Avocet Way, Chatsworth Drive, Banbury OX16 9YA

“Love one another as I have loved you”

Required for September 2018
Group 2 NOR 290
Salary L15-L21 (£55,049 to £63,779)

The Governors of St John’s Catholic Primary School seek to appoint an inspirational leader to ensure its success in the Pope Francis Multi Academy and that it continues to provide high quality education for all its pupils.

Governors are seeking to appoint a Headteacher who will:
• Be a practising Catholic with a sound understanding of the distinctive nature of Catholic education.
• Have proven leadership skills, vision and passion to respond positively to changes in primary education.
• Create a culture of excellence amongst staff and pupils alike.
• Be an exemplary teacher, sharing excellence and expertise in the development of staff.
• Always put the children first.

We can offer:
• A school community, underpinned and informed by an outstanding Catholic ethos, in which all are valued and welcomed.
• Highly effective and committed governors.
• Very well behaved, motivated children.
• Talented, highly professional and passionate staff.
• Extremely supportive and committed parents.
• Strong links with our parish.

To request an application pack and/or to arrange a school visit please contact the school office on 01295 263740 or email

Closing date: Noon on Thursday 17th May 2018
Shortlisting: Thursday 17th May 2018
Interview dates: Thursday 24th May 2018

St John’s school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All employees will be expected to undertake an enhanced check with the DBS.