Principal, Oxfordshire

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St Gregory the Great Catholic SchoolOxfordshire

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Start date: Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary: L37– L43 (£96,763 - £111,007)
Contract term: Permanent

Principal required for St Gregory the Great All Through Catholic Academy encompassing Headteacher of the Secondary School

Closing date: Monday 25th February 2019
Interview dates: Wednesday 13th March and Thursday 14th March 2019

St Gregory the Great is a school which has tremendous potential and will be a wonderful opportunity for the right candidate to transform Catholic education. We are a community at the very centre of Oxford, which has a unique history and is an exciting innovative place to work and learn.

Our motto ‘opera in caritate’ is based on the words of St Gregory and it is our ‘work through acts of love’ that underpin all that we do. Each child is uniquely created in the image and likeness of God, and they are loved and challenged to grow in maturity and confidence so they can be the best person that God has called them to be.

We are looking for a Catholic leader who has the vision and absolute understanding of the truth to inspire, motivate and ultimately change attitudes and aspirations for all. This is an opportunity for a candidate to really shape the future for years to come.

Visits are recommended for any candidate wishing to be considered for the post. For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Richard Lucas at Academicis on (Switchboard) 01223 907 979, (Mobile) 07909905392 or email

All applications are to be sent to Richard Lucas no later than 12 noon on Monday 25th February 2019.

St Gregory the Great Catholic School is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust follows safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the DBS. 

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More about St Gregory the Great Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Cricket Road, Cowley, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 3DR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1865 749933
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Mission Statement

Established as a centre of Catholic Lifelong Learning serving Oxford and South Oxfordshire, we the students, staff and governors of St. Gregory the Great, Oxford, seek to develop as a community of faith, where Catholic beliefs and v...