St Thérèse of Lisieux Catholic Multi Academy Trust

Assistant Head Teacher (Ref 18/070)
LPS 1-5 per annum

Based at Spalding St. Norbert’s Catholic Academy

This is an exciting opportunity to join a newly formed Catholic Multi Academy Trust. St Thérèse of Lisieux CMAT is one of four newly created Catholic Multi Academy Trusts (CMAT’s) in the Diocese of Nottingham, which provides consistent, proactive and high quality support and services to all our head teachers, senior leaders and trustees.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, highly motivated Assistant Headteacher who will play a major role in the leadership and development of this School, rated ‘Outstanding’ in our latest DCI and OFSTED inspection, which sets high standards and is committed to, and strives for, continual improvement.

St. Norbert’s is an expanding school with strong links to the community. The school is a small, single form entry school situated in the centre of Spalding in the ‘tulip famous’ district of South Holland in Lincolnshire approx. 16 miles from Peterborough. We are caring, inclusive and welcoming and have a positive ethos for learning. All pupils are equally valued, have a positive attitude to learning and everybody in the team promotes high standards.

The successful candidate will:
• Embrace the Christian Ethos and Gospel Values that underpin our school
• Have a vision to combine creativity with the basic skills of learning.
• Have excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
• Be an innovator and is willing to take risks to make a project their own.
• Embrace the challenge of working with a committed team to accelerate pupil progress.
• Have the ability and energy to lead and motivate others in key areas and be committed to maintaining an excellent and positive learning environment.
• Be an excellent classroom practitioner and have a proven track record of success.
• Take responsibility for leading the Curriculum and roles in School Improvement Planning.
• Have knowledge and experience of assessment for learning, data analysis, school self-review and evaluation practices.
• Take responsibility for pupil voice throughout the school.
• The ability to promote the Catholic Ethos of the school.

We will offer:
• A strong Catholic ethos where everyone is valued.
• Creative, happy and enthusiastic pupils.
• A welcoming, caring and supportive environment.
• Dedicated weekly leadership time.
• The opportunity to work in a school at the heart of a multi-cultural society.
• Committed, hardworking and dedicated staffing team.
• Very supportive Local Governing board and dynamic outward looking Catholic Multi-Academy Trust.
• Active engagement with parents.
• Appropriate Leadership courses and support making this an ideal stepping stone to a long term leadership career.

We consider that a visit to the school is most important to fully appreciate the high standards of behaviour and learning our children achieve. Please contact Mrs. Sarah Bach, School Administrator to arrange a visit.

Closing date: Friday 17th May 2019 at 12.00 noon
Interview date: Tuesday 28th May 2019

St. Norbert’s Catholic Primary School, Tollgate, Pennygate, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE11 1NJ
Telephone: 01775 722889 e-mail:

In addition to a competitive salary, there is a pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement and access to professional development.

If you are interested in applying for the post, application packs are available from our website: or by emailing the HR department at

We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers.
CV’s will not be accepted.