Huddersfield Road, Millbrook, Stalybridge, SK15 3JL
Tel: 0161 338 4095
Twitter: @straphsRC

Required for September 2019 or as soon after as possible
Group 2, L14 – 20 (Starting salary dependent on experience)

If you have the enthusiasm, commitment and energy to lead the continued improvement of our school, please read on.
Due to the promotion of the last postholder to a larger school, the Governing Board wish to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational headteacher to lead this happy and successful school, deemed to ‘Good’ in all categories. (OfSTED 2015)

The successful candidate will:
• be a practising Catholic with an excellent understanding of and commitment to Catholic education
• have the confidence, vision and skills to lead the continued improvement of our school
• be committed to the learning and development of every child
• have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

We can offer:
• a friendly, dedicated and hard-working team of staff with high expectations
• motivated children who demonstrate positive attitudes to learning and behaviour
• an effective and supportive Governing Board
• a commitment to your professional development
• a school located in a beautiful location nestling in the foothills of the Pennines

Please visit our website at in order to download the application and supplementary forms as well as to obtain all other important information contained in the application pack.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the School Business Manager, Mrs Claire Fletcher on 0161 338 4095 in order to arrange a visit to the school.

All completed applications must be sent by email to at the Diocese of Shrewsbury. Only applications received on the CES application form will be considered for shortlisting.

Closing date for applications: noon on Friday 8th March 2019
Short listing: Monday 11th March 2019
Interviews: Friday 22nd March 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)