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Job Ref No. ECC3513-42L Position Type: Assistant Headteacher Pay Range: L12-L18
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/03/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: 15th March 2019  

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Salary Range: Group 2 L12-L18 (London fringe)- salary payable dependent on experience

Start: September 2019 (or earlier if available)

Are you a current or aspiring practising Catholic Primary Senior Leader looking for a Headship as part of a Catholic Multi Academy Trust?

St Joseph's Catholic Primary is looking for an inspiring and dedicated Headteacher who will lead our vibrant primary school as part of the Christus Catholic Trust.

A leader who:

. Is a practising Catholic with a strong faith and deep commitment to Catholic Education who will support the Catholic Ethos of the school.
. Will inspire and guide the children and staff
. Will persevere to ensure all children are given the opportunity to achieve to the best of their ability and provide them with a well-rounded education
. Has a proven track record of outstanding practice and achievement with high expectations of best practice in all areas of the school
. Innovates, encourages, enthuses and motivates the school community through excellent communications and interpersonal skills
. Is totally committed to the inclusive ethos of the school and the Trust, ensuring the core values are represented and encouraged with all key stakeholders
. Builds upon strong links and partnerships with other academies in the Trust, our parishes, the Diocese and the wider community
. Can lead by example and model a strong leadership by nurturing the continuous development of our staff

The Christus Catholic Trust (CCT) will offer:
. A dynamic and collaborative team of Headteachers and Senior Leaders across the Trust, who work in partnership and are committed to creating an ethos of mutual

support and sharing practices, whilst providing an effective Catholic education for the children in our communities.
. Support to improve the high standards of learning and achievement at our academy.

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed leader to lead the school to the next level.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact the Trust HR Manager on to arrange a visit. The days for these will be either Wednesday, 13th February or Thursday, 28th February.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday, 4th March 2019 (Midday)

Shortlisting date: 5th March 2019

Interviews will be held on: 15th March 2019

The school and Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

For an application pack please contact the Trust HR Manager on A completed Catholic Education Service application form and all other related documents should be sent by email to

Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Ruth Saul
Scratton Road, Stanford-le-Hope
Essex, SS17 0PA
Telephone: 01375 672217