Headteacher, Brent

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St Margaret Clitherow RC Primary SchoolBrent

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L17-L21 Inner London Salary (£68,663 to £74,208 pa)
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the retirement of the present Headteacher, the Governors of St Margaret Clitherow RC Primary School are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational practising Catholic Headteacher, who will share and develop our vision of high quality education for all. The successful applicant must be dedicated to leading and building an exceptional and caring learning environment in which all members of the school community can fulfil their potential.

The school is benefiting from a major rebuild and the final phase will be completed by 2020. St Margaret Clitherow is a well-established community spirited school with close links and partnership to the parish of English Martyrs and The All Saints’ Trust.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to help lead the school into the next phase of its development and make a significant contribution to the future success of the school. St Margaret Clitherow was graded ‘good’ by OFSTED in every area.

The successful candidate will have:

  • respect for the Catholic Ethos of the school
  • vision, innovative ideas and the ability to think strategically
  • passion to provide high quality child-centred education
  • the ability to lead, motivate and inspire staff
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • understanding of children’s emotional, behavioural welfare and a hands on approach
  • excellent classroom practice


We can offer:

  • a caring and inclusive Catholic environment
  • well behaved children who love their school and enjoy learning
  • hard working committed and dedicated staff
  • support for professional development and well-being
  • close working partnership between The All Saints’ Trust, parents, Parish and the local community
  • a Governing Body which is fully committed and supportive of the whole school community.


The school is firmly committed to CPD and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. All staff are required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

An application pack is available online at admin@clitherow.brent.sch.uk or phone 020 8450 3631 for a paper copy.

Visits to the school are most welcome and to contact the school for suitable dates and times.

Closing date for receipt of letters of application is noon Jan 27th

Interview dates: 3rd and 4th February 2020



More about St Margaret Clitherow RC Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Quainton Street, Neasden, London, NW10 0BG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8450 3631