St. Joseph's  Catholic Primary School

Rocky Lane, Nechells, Birmingham B7 5HA

Jesus light our way on our faith journey. Be our guide,
our joy and our hope, as we learn, live, love and pray together

Required for September 2019
Salary Scale: Group 2 L16-21 Number of Pupils on roll: 206

The governors, staff and children of St Joseph’s wish to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Headteacher due to the retirement of the current Headteacher at the end of the school year.

Inspired by the life and messages of Jesus and believing that every child is made in the image and likeness of the God, St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School is a family, where everyone is welcomed; where everyone is loved, respected and cared for; where everyone is helped and encouraged to achieve their very best and where Christ is at the heart of everything we do. We are a highly successful and
high achieving school at the centre of our parish and local community

“St Joseph’s is a welcoming and inclusive Catholic school. Its outstanding Catholic life and religious education is firmly centred on the school mission in action which strives to provide the very best outcomes for its pupils” (Section 48 Inspection report, 2017)

“St Joseph’s School is focused on developing the whole child. Staff want pupils to achieve well and feel cared for.” (Ofsted, 2016)

We are looking for a Headteacher who:
• is a practising Catholic with a clear vision and understanding of Catholic education and the experience to put this into practice;
• will strive to bring the very best out of each and every pupil;
• can inspire, lead and develop staff to reach their potential to contribute to the high standard education our pupils deserve;
• values and nurtures partnerships with families, the parish and wider communities.

In return we can offer:
• the support of an effective and dedicated governing body;
• a highly successful and diverse school community with a vibrant faith life;
• staff who are hardworking, talented and caring;
• a commitment to continuing professional development, mentoring and peer support as part of the successful “Caritas Christi in Urbe” cluster of schools.

Closing date: Noon, 4th February 2019
Interviews: Week commencing 11th February 2019

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged.
Please contact Dr Dirk Hermans, Chair of Governors on 07504 294564 or

Application packs are available from, and should be returned to the Chair of Governors.

St Joseph’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children.
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