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Headteacher required for September 2019


The school is Group 2 and the Headteacher’s Pay Range will be from Point 15 – 21.


Due to the retirement of the current Headteacher, the Governing Board of St. Chad’s Roman Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint an experienced leader with vision and a proven track record in leadership and management.


We are looking for a committed and practising Catholic who:

  • is capable of sharing their faith with the whole school community and of leading and further developing the Catholic ethos of the school
  • takes a lead role in sustaining and improving progress through the monitoring and evaluation of teaching and learning across the school
  • is a creative and inspirational strategic leader with a positive attitude and the resilience to face daily challenges
  • is an engaging and motivated individual who will work collaboratively with parents, staff, governors, the parish and the wider community to provide opportunities for all pupils.


We can offer:

  • a caring and spiritual ethos where everyone is valued
  • a happy, vibrant and modern learning environment where children are eager to fulfil their potential and are well behaved
  • highly effective and hard working staff
  • a strong senior leadership team
  • supportive, dedicated and well-informed governors.


The Headteacher will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, and to hold all staff and volunteers accountable to safeguarding regulations.


An electronic  pack for applicants is available from the school. Applications must be made via the current CES Leadership Application Form (which is included in the pack) and the supporting statement must be no longer than 1,300 words.

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school on one of the days indicated below. Visits can be arranged by contacting the school on 0161-205-6965 or via email at


Your completed electronic application form should be returned to


Applicants are invited to visit the school on either Friday February 15th or Monday February 25th

Application closing date: Thursday February 28th 12.00 noon

Shortlisting meeting: Monday March 4th

Interviews: Monday March 11th and  Wednesday March 13th


St Chad’s Roman Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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