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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
28/01/2020
Advert End Date:
24/02/2020 12:00
Salary:
L15 - L21
Hours per week:
32.5
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
195425
Employment Location:
St Gregory's RC VA Primary School, South Shields
Post Number:
CS02820

Job details 

Closing date:
24 Feb


Further information

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle
In partnership with South Tyneside Council


St. Gregory’s RC VA Primary School, Harton House Road East, South Shields,
NE34 6DZ
Tel: 0191 4552909 Email: office@st-gregorys.co.uk
Website: st-gregorys.co.uk

HEAD TEACHER
L15 – L21

Required for September 2020

Group 2, NOR: 213

Re-advertised – Previous applicants are welcome to apply

The Governing Board of St Gregory’s RC VA Primary School would like to appoint an inspirational leader. We are looking for an individual who brings strong, forward thinking leadership, has a clear strategic vision and drive to build upon the existing success of the school.

The school exists to provide our children with a secure, caring, learning environment, which is founded on gospel values and the ideals of the partnership between home, school and parish. The schools Ofsted report from 2012 described our school as exhibiting “Outstanding attainment and a high degree of pupils’ enjoyment in learning have helped to create a very successful school.”

Our school provides a rich and inspiring curriculum. We seek to promote, to the utmost, the development of every child’s personal wholeness, integrity, gifts and creativity in a welcoming and loving school community. We do so in partnership with parents, guardians and all others who have the welfare of our children at heart.

The successful candidate must have high expectations of all our pupils, driving forward academic excellence and nurturing the special gifts which make each child unique. You will develop and nurture strong relationships with the Parish and the wider school community, whilst continuing to strengthen the involvement of parents and carers across school life. Our school is warm and welcoming to all who join us.

Our School Offers:-
• A caring, warm and happy school with well behaved, confident and achieving pupils who are proud of their school and feel safe within their school environment;
• Dedicated staff, who are enthusiastic and deliver a vibrant curriculum: “Teamwork in the school is strong and staff morale is very high.” (Ofsted);
• A commitment to CPD for all staff;
• Supportive parents and carers who are actively involved in the school, with an active Parent Association;
• A strong partnership with the Parish, parents/carers, the local community, Diocese and the Local Authority;
• An extremely supportive, ambitious and active Governing Board, who are committed to continuous improvement and excellence.

Applications are welcome from practising and committed Catholic Headteachers and Deputy Headteachers.

We welcome informal visits to the school and these can be arranged by contacting the school on 0191 4552909.

Shortlisting: Thursday 27 February 2020

Interviews: Thursday 19 March 2020

You will be an employee of the Board of Governors of the school.

The Governing Board 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.

For more information about our school please visit our website www.st-gregorys.co.uk

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk
alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Applications are to be returned to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk by Noon, Monday 24 February 2020.

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