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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/03/2018 12:00
£55,600- £64,417
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
St Joseph’s RCVA Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Mar

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This job is closed for applications.

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Salary: Group 2, LPR L15- L21, £55,600- £64,417

Required for September 2018 or sooner if possible. Governors seek to appoint an inspirational leader who is a practising and committed Roman Catholic for the post of Headteacher at this popular and successful faith school at the heart of the community.

St Joseph’s RC Primary School is an outstanding Catholic school because:

St Joseph’s is a vibrant, colourful and welcoming school where the Catholic mission is extensively displayed throughout the school. There is a true sense of family at every level and the school motto, ‘Together we make a special journey’ is a living and breathing intrinsic part of the school.

Diocesan Inspection (Section 48 (S48) of the Education Act 2005) September 2016:

Typically, they (parents) describe St Joseph’s as a ‘wonderful school where teachers encourage, support and nurture the children beautifully’. Parents describe teachers as ‘enthusiastic and welcoming to children and parents’.
….all pupils, both individuals and groups, make at least good progress in all year groups.
Stephen Bywater, OFSTED February 2017

Applicants will need to provide leadership of a high quality in the academic, pastoral and management fields and be able to show evidence of the successful implementation of change.

An information pack is available from and application forms are returnable to The Corporate Director of Children and Young People’s Services, c/o the School and Governor Support Service, Children and Young People’s Services, County Hall, Durham. DH1 5UJ, or email SGSS.Administration@durham.gov.uk

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 26 March 2018 at 12noon.

Shortlisting: Tuesday 17 April 2018

Interviews: Friday 27 April 2018

Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit our wonderful and welcoming school and are requested to contact Mrs. Pinkerton on 01207 232624 to make an appointment.

Dates for visits:

Friday 16th March - 1.00pm – 4.00pm
Wednesday 21st March - 9.00am – 12 noon
Friday 23rd March - 1.00pm – 4.00pm

The Governing Body and Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and the Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard them. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please note that the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the ‘Disqualification by Association’ declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.

This post is not open to job share.

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St Joseph’s RCVA Primary School
Front Street

Telephone: 01207 232624
Email: stanleystjoseph@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.stanley-pri.durham.sch.uk/

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