Hooks Lane, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 3DR


• Job Start Date: 1 September 2019
• Contract/Hours: Permanent, Full-time
• Salary Type: Leadership Scale
• Salary Details: The indicative pay range is set at £55,749 to £64,736
• NOR: 324

The children of St. Thomas More’s Catholic Primary School are looking forward to the appointment of an inspirational headteacher who has powerful clarity of vision and proven experience of school leadership. We want every one of our children to have fullness of life. That is God’s desire for us. The successful candidate will guide us on the way of Jesus Christ.

We are looking for someone who believes that every child can achieve, someone who is a real enthusiast for child-centred learning. We hope for a headteacher who has a passion to build on our already high standards.

We can offer you:
• This wonderful opportunity to lead our highly regarded and well established school
• A dedicated and talented staff team who have high expectations of themselves and of the children
• A welcoming school community with a supportive governing body
• A school that consistently achieves the Ofsted rating ‘Good’ (most recently in December 2017)
• Happy and motivated children who enjoy learning
• Strong active links with supportive local parishes
• A school situated to the north east of Portsmouth and close to the coast and the South Downs National Park

If your God-given gifts make you the person for this exciting task, leading our school and its dedicated staff to further achievement, please get in touch with us.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit, please telephone 02392 475909
or e-mail:

The Headteacher Information pack and application form can be found at

• Closing Date: 2 May 2019 (Noon)
• Interview Date(s): 21 and 22 May 2019

Applications will need to be returned to Education Personnel Services, electronically to

St. Thomas More’s Catholic Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.