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St Patrick's Catholic Primary School

Head of School required for January 2022

Closing date: 02/07/2021 at 17:00

Interview dates: 08/07/2021

Job Start Date: 01/01/2022

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: LDR 15-23

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location of Role: St Patrick's Catholic Primary School

Job/Person Summary

St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School is part of a federation with St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School, which was formed in January 2021. Both schools are located in Farnborough and are in the early stages of an exciting journey together under the direction of an Executive Headteacher.

The governors of the federation are seeking to recruit a dynamic, forward thinking Head of School for September 2021 to enable the school to maintain and enhance its high standards and reputation. This role is non-teaching and offers excellent leadership experience in preparation for Headship. You will have the opportunity to work with an experienced Executive Headteacher, a supportive governing body, a committed team of staff and wonderful children.

Our Catholic ethos is valued by children, parents and staff. You will be a practising Catholic who is able to lead whole school worship and contribute to the Catholic life of the school.

You will have responsibility for the day to day running of the school including decision making, child protection issues and staff deployment.

You will work in partnership with the Executive Headteacher and senior leaders to further develop the curriculum on offer, fine tuning teaching and learning opportunities to ensure successful outcomes for all children.

We are seeking a confident, ambitious, aspirational leader with high expectations who is also able to reflect and learn as part of a team. A thorough knowledge of the primary curriculum and assessment procedures is essential. Both our schools are friendly, happy places to learn and work. You will be supported with ongoing professional development to ensure your career progression as an effective leader.

Application Procedure

Please apply using the CES Application form which is available on request from the school or on the school website at https://www.st-patricks.hants.sch.uk/our-staff/.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit please contact Mrs Jane Hall on 01252 542511 or via e-mail to j.hall@st-patricks.hants.sch.uk.

Safer Recruitment

St Patrick'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.

About us

Address: Whitefriars, Avenue Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 7BW

Telephone: 01252 542511

Website: http://www.st-patricks.hants.sch.uk

Application form