St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School

Vale Drive, Barnet EN5 2ED

Assistant Headteacher
with responsibility for Early Years
Required: 1st September 2019
Full Time position Salary on Leadership Range, Point 8 to 13

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Senior Leadership team at a much loved Catholic Primary school who are embarking on the next phase of our development.

We are looking for an inspirational and dynamic leader to join the senior leadership team to build on our successes and reputation. The successful applicant will be required to lead the Early Years Foundation Stage as well has having a major role under the overall direction of the Headteacher in formulating, achieving and reviewing the whole School Improvement Plan and the aims and objectives of the whole school.

As a person who supports the Catholic ethos of the school you will contribute to the development and achievements of all our children, as well as contributing to our local communities. You will be welcomed by our enthusiastic children who are proud of their school and achievements, our committed and motivated staff, engaged parents and a supportive governing body.

Challenges and Opportunities
• To join the Headteacher and Deputy head in deepening and strengthening the already existing strong Catholic ethos of the school
• To work with and contribute to the strong leadership team
• To assist the Headteacher and Deputy head in responding to the changing demography of the local area.

Whilst we are delighted with our EYFS provision we are not complacent. Every new Ofsted Framework brings a new challenge. We see the assistant head role as the perfect opportunity to enhance educational opportunities for our children within the school and especially within EYFS.

We would welcome applications from middle leaders who have experience of leading a team and can demonstrate excellent management and communication skills.

We would encourage prospective applicants to come and visit the school. Please contact the school office to arrange a viewing.

Job specifications and application forms are all available to download from our website:

Deadline for receipt of applications: 9am on Monday 4th March 2019
Interviews will take place: Tuesday 12th March 2019