Headteacher - Christ the King, Reading

Closing date: 18/03/2019 at 12:00
Interview dates: 25/03/2019 and 26/03/2019
Job Start Date: 01/09/2019

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time
Salary Type: Leadership Scale
Salary Details: £60755 - £69673 (range 18-24)
NOR: Group 3 - 382

Our school community will grow and learn in a happy atmosphere of warmth, co-operation
and mutual respect, following the teaching of the Catholic Faith.

Due to the retirement of our highly respected Head, the opportunity has arisen for an inspirational teacher and leader to join our school community. The Governing Body are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic who has the vision to build upon a thriving local and Diocesan community and with the skills to offer the highest standard of education for all our children.

What we can offer you is:
• the opportunity to be a dynamic leader in a friendly and welcoming school community with a family atmosphere
• happy, enthusiastic and caring children who are willing and eager to learn;
• supportive governors who are committed to your professional development
• dedicated staff who constantly strive to build upon our high standards
• a thriving school partnership with parents, local parishes, the Diocese, Local Authority and wider school/education partners
• an opportunity to respond to your vocation, deepen your faith and develop your professional career

We are looking for a leader who:
• has a strong Catholic Faith and a clear understanding of education in a Catholic school
• can foster a strong caring ethos and an inclusive community spirit
• is a highly motivated, caring and energetic leader who will inspire and nurture our children to do their best
• is a highly effective primary practitioner, able to demonstrate best practice in learning and teaching
• is committed to working with children, parents and staff and raising standards;
• will inspire, challenge and lead our staff
• is committed to every child reaching their potential through a broad and engaging school curriculum

We welcome and encourage you to visit our school. Your visit can be arranged by contacting Caroline Rutter at the school office: Bursar@christtheking.reading.sch.uk or 0118 901 5434

Please click here for Application Forms and further information These are also on the school website: http://www.christthekingreading.co.uk under school community, vacancies

Please return completed applications to Bursar@christtheking.reading.sch.uk

We are committed to safer recruitment practices and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service.