Diocese of Shrewsbury in partnership with Tameside MBC


ST MARY’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL
Cheetham Hill Road, Dukinfield, SK16 5LB
Telephone: 0161 368 4824
e-mail: admin@st-marys-dukinfield.tameside.sch.uk
website: www.st-marys-dukinfield.tameside.sch.uk

Required for May 2019 or as soon after as possible

HEADTEACHER
Group 2, L14 – 20

Due to the promotion of our current headteacher, the Governing Body is seeking to appoint a truly outstanding leader to develop the school from Good (Ofsted May 2018) to Outstanding and to maintain the focus on achieving great outcomes in an environment filled with the Gospel values of love, peace, justice and truth. We welcome applications from practising Catholics who are either a current Headteacher looking for a change of school or an experienced Deputy Headteacher ready to take the next step into Headship.

The successful candidate will:
• Be a practising Catholic committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic education
• Have the vision, ambition and motivation to lead our highly successful school into the next stage of its development
• Have high expectations of themselves, pupil and staff
• Be passionate in their belief that every child can enjoy success
• Be a leader with enthusiasm to inspire all our staff and children
• Be a headteacher who will maintain the strong links between our parish and school

We are able to offer:
• A friendly, welcoming community, underpinned by our strong Catholic ethos where all are truly valued
• The opportunity to lead and manage a highly successful school
• Happy, confident, enthusiastic children who enjoy learning
• A caring, talented and committed staff
• Supportive parents and governors
• Good opportunities for professional development

Please visit our website at www.st-marys-dukinfield.sch.uk in order to download the application and supplementary forms as well as to read all other important information contained in the application pack. All completed applications must be sent by email to sue.jenkinson@dioceseofshrewsbury.org at the Diocese of Shrewsbury.

Visits to the school are warmly welcome and encouraged. Please contact the School Business Manager, Mrs Margaret Flynn, on 0161 368 4824 in order to arrange a visit to the school.

Only applications received on the CES application form will be considered for shortlisting.

Closing date for applications: noon on Monday 28th January 2019
Short listing: Wednesday 30th January 2019
Interviews: Thursday 14th February 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an enhanced criminal conviction check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and a declaration relating to the Childcare Disqualification Regulation (Childcare Act 2006)