Headteacher, Liverpool

Closing date:

St Matthew's Catholic Primary SchoolLiverpool

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: ISR – Group 3, L18 -L24, £61, 356 to £71, 066 dependant on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Are you a highly motivated, visionary and inspirational leader?
The St. Matthew’s governors are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic with the ambition and drive to build on the successes and strong ethos of our school.
“The school lives out its mission, and the ethos created in this very inclusive, home, school and parish community is tangible. Relationships at every level across the school are excellent and the behaviour of the children is exemplary.” (RE Monitoring Visit – September 2018).

We can offer:

  • A strong Catholic ethos
  • Enthusiastic children who consistently achieve high standards
  • A supportive and dedicated staff
  • A positive partnership with parents, governors and the PTA
  • A popular school at the heart of the community

We are looking for a Headteacher who:

  • Is dedicated to the development of the “whole child”
  • Has the ability to lead, challenge, motivate and inspire
  • Will continue to foster an effective partnership between home, school and Parish.


We would strongly encourage visits to the school. School will re-open on Tuesday 3rd September. Please telephone Mrs Latham (Business Manager) for an appointment on 0151 226 1871.

Further information about St. Matthew’s Catholic Primary School can be found at https://www.stmatthewsprimaryschool.co.uk.

How to Apply

CES application forms and further details are available to download from the school website and are returnable by email to Mrs T Latham, Clerk to the Governing Body at t.latham@stmatthews-jun.liverpool.sch.uk

Please note that CVs are not accepted and letters of application will only be considered when accompanied by the CES application form.

Closing date: Monday 16th September at noon
Short Listing: Thursday 19th September
Interview: Tuesday 24th September
Wednesday 25th September

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment for this post will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure being sought from the DBS.

St. Matthew’s Catholic Primary School,
Queens Drive,
L4 8UA

More about St Matthew's Catholic Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Queens Drive, Walton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L4 8UA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 151 2261871