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School Leadership Teaching

St Mary's Catholic Primary, Dukinfield

Diocese of Shrewsbury in partnership with Tameside MBC

Cheetham Hill Road, Dukinfield, SK16 5LB
Telephone: 0161 368 4824

Required for September 2020
Group 2, L15 – L21
(£57,986 – £67, 183)
Full Time
The Governing Body is excited about the opportunity to appoint a truly inspirational Headteacher to maintain the focus on continued school improvement and build on the many successes of our popular school. Our school has a strong Catholic ethos filled with the Gospel values of love, peace, justice and truth. We welcome applications from practising Catholics with a proven track record of leadership in a Catholic school who are ready to take on a new challenge.

The successful candidate will:
• Be a practising Catholic committed to the ethos and vison of Catholic education
• Have the vision, ambition and motivation to lead our highly successful school into the next stage of its development
• Have high expectations of themselves, pupils and staff
• Be passionate in their belief that every child can enjoy success
• Be a leader with enthusiasm to inspire all our staff and children
• Be a headteacher who will maintain the strong links between our parish and school

We are able to offer:
• A friendly, welcoming community underpinned by our strong Catholic ethos where all are truly valued
• The opportunity to lead and manage a highly successful school
• Happy, confident, enthusiastic children who enjoy learning
• A caring, talented and committed staff
• Supportive parents and governors
• Good opportunities for professional development

Please visit our website at
in order to download the application and supplementary forms as well as to read all other important information contained in the application pack. All completed applications must be sent by email to at the Diocese of Shrewsbury.
Visits to the school are warmly welcome and encouraged. Please contact the School Business Manager, Mrs Emma Chorley, on 0161 368 4824 in order to arrange a visit to the school.

Only applications received on the most recent CES application form will be considered for shortlisting.

Closing date for applications: 25th February 2020 Noon
Short listing: Tuesday 21st January 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 28th January 2020
Ref Number: SCH449

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an enhanced criminal conviction check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and a declaration relating to the Childcare Disqualification Regulation (Childcare Act 2006)

Job Description/ Person Specification.docx
Application Form.docx
Letter from Chair.pdf

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working hours

full time

application deadline

12 00 pm

25th Feb 2020

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