Executive Headteacher, Suffolk

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The Federation of The Catholic Primary Schools of The Waveney ValleySuffolk
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12-L18, starting range L12 – L15
Contract term: Permanent

St Benet’s & St Edmund’s are small and vibrant Roman Catholic Primary Schools situated in the market towns of Beccles and Bungay on the North Suffolk border close to Norfolk. We have a capacity of 105 pupils in each school and both have four classes from the ages of 4-11. We are very proud of our schools and are they are welcoming and delightful places to grow and learn.
We are committed to the belief that everyone is treated with fairness, justice, compassion, inclusiveness, love, respect and ensure all pupils have the opportunity for a quality education in a spiritual environment.

We were founding members in May 2016 of the St John the Baptist Catholic Multi Academy Trust and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape both the schools and contribute to the future success of the Trust. Our schools have a single Federated Local Governing Body and share leadership, staffing, CPD and vision to be the best possible environments for learning, growth and spiritual development.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wishes to develop their career rapidly as the successful candidate will be joining a strong Multi Academy Trust committed to staff development and schools which benefit from recent investments in ICT and facilities.

The Directors and LGB are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, ethos driven and capable senior leader to take the helm of our happy and community centred schools. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success as a middle or senior leader and will commit themselves to further improving Teaching and Learning within both schools.

We welcome applications from candidates at the cusp of school Leadership, as well as strong established leaders.

Applications are sought from practising Catholics who will develop further our Catholic ethos.

For an application form and further details please visit our MAT website – www.stjohnthebaptist-cmat.org.uk or email or visit either schools’ website. Preliminary visits to the schools are welcome by arrangement with the retiring Executive Headteacher Mrs Veronica Short.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 21st February 2018 at midday.
Interview dates: Thursday and Friday 8th and 9th March 2018.

Application forms should be returned to recruitment@sjbcmat.org.uk or by post to John Eady, Operations Manager, St John the Baptist CMAT, Surrey Street, Norwich, NR1 3PB.

Applicants should be practicing Catholics supportive of our ethos. St John the Baptist CMAT welcomes applications from members of minority ethnic communities and those with disabilities. The MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to DBS checks along with relevant employment checks.

The Catholic Primary Schools of the Waveney Valley
St Edmund’s Catholic Primary School Bungay & St Benet’s Catholic Primary School Beccles
The Catholic Primary Schools of the Waveney Valley – part of St John the Baptist CMAT
St Edmund’s Catholic Primary School, St Mary’s Street, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1AY
St Benet’s Catholic Primary School, Ringsfield Road, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9PQ
Email: office.stbenets@cpswv.org office.stedmunds@cpswv.org
Websites: www.st-benets.suffolk.sch.uk www.st-edmundsrc.suffolk.sch.uk
Tel: 01502 712012 (St Benet’s) 01986 892502 (St Edmund’s)

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More about The Federation of The Catholic Primary Schools of The Waveney Valley
Address: c/o St Benet's Catholic Primary School, Ringsfield Road, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9PQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1502 712012