Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

St. Margaret Mary’s Catholic Junior School

Pilch Lane, Liverpool L14 0JG
Telephone: 0151 477 8490

“Loving, learning, growing together with Jesus”

Leadership L21 - L27
£65,384 - £74,985 per annum
(Subject to experience)

Required from September 2019

St Margaret Mary’s Catholic Junior School is a highly successful, inclusive school within the Archdiocese of Liverpool.

Our Governors are looking to appoint an inspirational, enthusiastic and committed Headteacher to lead our school in the next stage of its journey. This is a wonderful opportunity for a practising catholic, who is a vibrant and kind person who will, in partnership with staff, children, senior leaders and governors, be instrumental in the continued and future success of our school.

We are seeking a person who has:
• A passion for our school, including a genuine enthusiasm and love of children, staff and all that happens at St Margaret Mary’s, helping us to love, learn and grow together with Jesus.
• A clear vision for our school with the skills and ability to implement this vision in partnership with all key members of the school community including Governors, staff, parents, our parish and children to deliver the highest level of education, achievement and attainment possible for our pupils.
• A clear understanding of leadership within Catholic education and our Catholic ethos.
• Experience of developing strategies for effective staff engagement and maintaining positive staff morale.
• Has the leadership qualities needed to work with the senior leadership team in order to inspire, challenge and encourage staff to achieve the best outcomes for pupils.
• An excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills to ensure a good work life balance for all stakeholders in our community.

We are able to offer:
• A happy, loving, nurturing, secure environment with a strong Catholic ethos built on the teachings of Jesus.
• A dedicated and proactive Governing Body who hold the children at the heart of everything they do.
• An inclusive, highly effective, dynamic senior leadership team.
• A proactive and developing school staff, dedicated to raising standards across our community.
• Children who are happy, enjoy learning and embracing new challenges.

Visit to school are welcomed by appointment via the School Business Manager at

How to apply:
Applications must be made on a CES application form which can be downloaded via the following link:

Further details regarding this role can be found by accessing the school website or via the attachments here.

Complete application forms should be returned via email to
St Margaret Mary’s Catholic Junior School is committed to safeguarding, to promoting the welfare of children and adhering to the Equality Act 2010. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and health clearance by the Local Authority. To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

Closing date: Monday, 1 April 2019, at noon
Short listing will take place on Thursday, 4 April 2019
Interviews will take place on Thursday, 25 and Friday, 26 April 2019

Loving, learning, growing together with Jesus