Headteacher, Stockport

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St Bernadette's Catholic Primary SchoolStockport

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £56,434 - £64,736
Contract term: Permanent

Mission Statement:

God cares for us.
I always do my best in my work.
We care for everyone around us.
It is important that we learn to work together as a team.
We are all special and we try hard to be good friends with each other.

Due to the retirement of our highly regarded Headteacher, the Governors are seeking to appoint a new and enthusiastic Headteacher who:

  • Is a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education, who recognises the pivotal position of St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School within the local community.
  • Has the vision, ambition and motivation to lead and maintain our highly successful school into the next stage of development.
  • Has high expectations of themselves, staff and pupils including all our disadvantaged children.
  • Is passionate in their belief that every child can and should achieve success.
  • Is a leader with enthusiasm to inspire staff and children.

We can offer:

  • A friendly, welcoming school community, underpinned by our strong Catholic ethos, where all are valued.
  • The opportunity to lead and manage our highly effective school.
  • Happy, confident and enthusiastic children who enjoy learning.
  • A caring, talented and committed staff.
  • Supportive governors.
  • Good opportunities for professional development.
  • Good support from the Local Authority and the Diocese.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School on 0161 430 4601, to arrange a convenient time.

How to Apply:

Visit our website: http://www.st-bernadettes.stockport.sch.uk

For further details and an application pack please visit: https://www.greater.jobs

Applications must be completed on the CES application form provided and submitted electronically to hrclientrelations@stockport.gov.uk

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to complete a Disqualification Declaration. 

Closing Date: Monday 18 March 2019 @ 10:00am
Shortlisting: Thursday 21 March 2019
Interviews: Thursday 04 April 2019

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre -clearance including a Disclosure and Barring Service.

St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School,
Gorseway, Foliage Road, Brinnington,
Stockport, Cheshire
SK5 8AR



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Foliage Road, Brinnington, Stockport, Cheshire, SK5 8AR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 4304601