Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Multi Academy Trust

St Alban’s Catholic Academy

First Avenue, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2NP
01279 425383

St Luke’s Catholic Academy
Pyenest Road, Harlow, Essex, CM19 4LU
01279 423499


Required September 2019 (earlier if possible)
Salary – L6 – 12; Negotiable Depending on Experience

The Trustees of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Multi Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a Head of School. This person will be an enthusiastic, inspirational leader, who is passionate about learning and who shares our values and lives our mission.

"Through God’s love, we learn together, grow together, and achieve together.”

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Multi Academy Trust currently consists of two one form entry Primary Academies within Harlow, both academies are served by the same Executive Headteacher.

The successful applicant will be:
• A practising Catholic, committed to the ethos with a clear vision of leadership within our Catholic Trust
• An outstanding practitioner proven to aspire and motivate children and adults to achieve their full potential
• Able to mirror the vision and values of the Executive Headteacher and the trustees to strategically lead our school forward
• A proven leader who develops excellent relationships across all areas of the Trust and beyond the Trust
• Has high expectations of achievement, behaviour and of themselves

As a Trust we have:
• A strong Catholic ethos where everyone is loved, valued, and respected
• Happy, confident children who are eager to learn
• Strong supportive Catholic community
• An excellent and experienced governing body
• A friendly and supportive team with highly dedicated staff
• A strong commitment to professional development and learning
• Excellent IT, sports, music and creative curriculum facilities

“Education is something from the heart, and God alone is its master; we cannot succeed in anything unless God gives the key to these [children’s] hearts.” St Don Bosco

If you have the ambition to lead as ‘Head of School’, to ensure our children achieve their best, we would be delighted to hear from you. Visits to the school are encouraged.
Please contact Irene Nelson, H.R. Manager on 01279 425383 or alternatively email nelson@ourladyoffatimatrust.essex.sch.uk to make an appointment.

To download an application pack please visit www.ourladyoffatimatrust.essex.sch.uk

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance, an enhanced DBS.

Closing Date: Monday 11th February 2019, 12 noon
Shortlisting: Monday 11th February 2019, 7pm
(Invitation to interview will be offered by phone before 9pm)
Interviews: Thursday 14th February 2019