Chatsworth Road, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 3QR

ISR L13 – L21
Required for September 2019

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is a one form entry school at the heart of the local community of Fishponds in north-east Bristol.

The school is well supported by the community and we are keen to build on our excellent reputation.
With gospel values at the core of the school ethos, we pride ourselves in supporting all pupils to experience a rounded education, preparing them for a smooth transition to their further education experience.

The school was recognised by Ofsted as a good school in 2017 and we are proud that pupil achievement has continued to improve since that time. In 2017 our denominational inspection also judged the school to be good. The support of our dedicated team of staff and governors promotes excellence throughout the school.

We are looking for someone who:
• is a practising Catholic;
• has a passion for children’s learning;
• has a commitment to excellence;
• has creative leadership and a high level of interpersonal skills with the ability to continue promoting a culture where everyone is valued and encouraged to success;
• has a positive vision of collaborative working.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged – please leave your contact number with the school secretary and the Chair of Governors will contact you.

The application form, job description and person specification are available from the school website:

Applications should be returned to Bob Edwards, Chair of Governors at the School, marked for the attention of the addressee only.

Closing date for applications: 9 am on Monday, 28th January 2019
Shortlisting: Monday, 28th January 2019
Interviews: Tuesday, 12th February 2019

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.