Head Teacher, Durham

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St Leonard's Catholic SchoolDurham

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L33-39 (£87,732 - £101,574 )
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

St Leonard's Catholic School

Required for 1st September 2019 


Salary Range L 33-39 

11-18 Comprehensive School No. on Roll: 1392 (239 in the Sixth Form)  

Taking Christ as a model for life, St Leonard’s Catholic School endeavours to pursue excellence in all and for all.  The Trustees of this highly successful and oversubscribed 11-18 academy, wish to appoint a well-qualified, highly motivated, committed and practising Catholic Head Teacher to lead the school into the next stage of development.  

We have high quality staff, students who want to learn, an excellent reputation and a prime location in the beautiful, historic City of Durham.  We are looking for an inspirational, forward thinking, dynamic leader, who will empower students and staff to excel.  

We are keen to appoint a leader who will ensure that St Leonard’s Catholic School will continue to provide a broad curriculum which is rich and stimulating and who appreciates the positive impact a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities has on students.  

St Leonard’s Catholic School is part of a multi academy trust. The successful candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills with the capacity to develop highly effective relationships with all members of the school community and with our partners in education and other agencies. St Leonard’s Catholic School is part of The Durham Martyrs Multi Academy Trust and the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle.  

CES application form and further details are available from and should be returned to: 

St. Leonard’s Catholic School, North, End, Durham DH1 4NG  (Telephone: 0191 3848575 or email Recruitment@st-leonards.durham.sch.uk) 

Details are also available on the school website: www.st-leonards.durham.sch.uk 

Closing date for the receipt of applications is – Wednesday 28th November 2018 at 12.00 midday. 

Interviews are to be held on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th December 2018. 

Visits to the school may be arranged on request.  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   Any appointment is subject to an enhanced D.B.S. check.  The Durham Martyrs Multi Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met. This post is not open to job share.

Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle

Durham Martyrs Multi Academy Trust

Job location

More about St Leonard's Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: North End, Durham, County Durham, DH1 4NG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 384 8575
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 St Leonard’s is a highly successful 11-18 school in the historic City of Durham.  We are committed to the holistic development of young people through a broad, challenging curriculum and supportive pastoral care. 

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