Archdiocese of Cardiff in partnership with Cardiff Council


St. Patrick’s R.C. Primary School
Lucknow Street, Grangetown, Cardiff CF11 6NA
Tel. 029 2022 6237 Fax. 029 2039 7928
E-mail dswain@cardiff.gov.uk
Website www.stpatricksprm.cardiff.sch.uk

Our Mission is to be the best I can be and proud I am me.

Required for January 2019 or as soon as possible.
HEADTEACHER

Salary Scale L15 – 21
The Governing Body of St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader to continue the outstanding achievements of this happy, multi-cultural, successful school.

We are looking for a candidate who:
• Is a committed, practising Catholic, with a clear vision of Catholic Education, who will cherish and support the Catholic ethos of our school.
• Be an experienced and excellent classroom practitioner with high expectations of children's attainment and behaviour.
• Has proven leadership skills and excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, motivate and inspire children.
• Is a strategic thinker, with the vision to introduce new ideas, and has the ability to both identify and sustain areas for improvement.
• Has high expectations and aspirations and will promote and celebrate the achievements of all our children.
• Will continue to promote a strong sense of engagement with children, parents, parish and the wider community.

In return we can offer:
• Talented, positive and enthusiastic children with a desire to learn.
• A dedicated and supportive Governing Body who will work in partnership with you.
• Professional, dedicated teaching and support staff that are willing to undertake continuous professional development.
• A close working relationship with parents, the Parish and cluster schools.
• An exciting opportunity to lead an inner city, diverse and inclusive school.

Closing date: 27th September 2018 at 12noon
Shortlisting: 3rd October 2018
Interviews to be held: 15th and 16th October 2018

Please contact Connect-2-Cardiff (C2C) on Tel: 02920 872087 or e-mail Cardiff Works at jobs@cardiff.gov.uk for an application pack quoting reference: ED50052726 and the job title.

Completed applications should be emailed to cecharles@cardiff.gov.uk

The successful candidate will be expected to sign the Catholic Education Service Contract of Employment.

St Patrick’s Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitments. Appointments to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and satisfactory references, which will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

Visits to the school will be welcomed and a Governor will be available to show interested paries around on 17th September between 10-12pm, or on 19th September between 1-3pm. If you wish to take advantage of this, please confirm your attendance by contacting the school office on (029) 20226237.