St Mary’s Catholic Primary School

Ann’s Hill Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 3NB
Tel: 02392 583979

Diocese of Portsmouth, Hampshire LEA

LDR28 - LDR40 £55,749 - £64,595
NOR 239
Required for September 2019

The Governors at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, wish to appoint an inspirational, enthusiastic and forward thinking headteacher, to lead us in the next stage of our school development. Following a period of interim leadership, we are looking for someone to provide stability and build on the improvement work that is underway. We believe this post presents an excellent opportunity for the right individual to make a difference to our school community.

We are looking for someone who:
• Is a practising Catholic, with a clear vision of excellence in primary education
• Can establish a clear strategic direction for the school and enhance provision over the long term
• Has a proven track record of school improvement
• Has high expectations of pupil achievement and can support others in ensuring that each child reaches their potential
• Can manage change and build on the school’s strengths

We can offer:
• A welcoming school community and a supportive governing body
• The opportunity to develop your own leadership team
• A professional, hard-working and dedicated staff team
• Positive and happy children who enjoy learning
• Access to external support from the Diocese, Local Authority and Cluster Schools

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact to arrange an informal visit.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children in our care and expect all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS clearance and references.

Further details & an application pack are available from: Education Recruitment, Education Personnel Services, 3rd Floor, Hampshire House, 84-98 Southampton Road, Eastleigh SO50 5PA  02380 383537

Closing Date: 15th March 2019
Interviews: 1st & 2nd April 2019