Vacancies

Required for September 2019 or as soon after as possible

HEADTEACHER

Group 2, L14 – 20 (Starting salary dependent on experience)

If you have the enthusiasm, commitment and energy to lead the continued improvement of our school, please read on.

Due to the promotion of the last postholder to a larger school, the Governing Board wish to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational headteacher to lead this happy and successful school, deemed to ‘Good’ in all categories. (OfSTED 2015)

The successful candidate will:

  • be a practising Catholic with an excellent understanding of and commitment to Catholic education
  • have the confidence, vision and skills to lead the continued improvement of our school
  • be committed to the learning and development of every child
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

We can offer:

  • a friendly, dedicated and hard-working team of staff with high expectations
  • motivated children who demonstrate positive attitudes to learning and behaviour
  • an effective and supportive Governing Board
  • a commitment to your professional development
  • a school located in a beautiful location nestling in the foothills of the Pennines

Please visit our website at www.st-raphaels.tameside.sch.uk in order to download the application and supplementary forms as well as to obtain all other important information contained in the application pack.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the School Business Manager, Mrs Claire Fletcher on 0161 338 4095 in order to arrange a visit to the school.

All completed applications must be sent by email to sue.jenkinson@dioceseofshrewsbury.org at the Diocese of Shrewsbury. Only applications received on the CES application form will be considered for shortlisting.

Closing date for applications: noon on Friday 8th March 2019

Short listing: Monday 11th March 2019

Interviews: Friday 22nd March 2019

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)

 

Application Pack Contents;

1. St Raphael’s Chair of GB Letter to Applicants – February 2019

2. Rev. St Raphael’s Headteacher Recrutiment Advert – February 2019

3. Editable – CES Senior Leadership Application Form – SRS February 2019

3b. CES Notes to Applicants

4. St Raphael’s Headteacher Job Description – February 2019

5. St Raphael’s Headteacher Person Specification – February 2019

6. CES Applicants Declaration

7. CES Guidance on References

7b. Guidance for Applicants in Securing a Faith Reference

8. Editable – CES Recruitment Monitoring Form

9. Editable – Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form