Headteacher, Burton on Trent

Closing date:

Blessed Robert Sutton Catholic Sports CollegeBurton on Trent

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 5, L25 - L31 (£71,053 - £82,293)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



Bluestone Lane, Stapenhill

Burton on Trent, DE15 9SD

Tel: 01283 749450

Fax: 01283 749461

e-mail: Claire.mills@robertsutton.staffs.sch.uk


1st September 2018

Salary: Group 5, L25 –L31 (£71,053 - £82,293)

The Governors are looking to appoint an exceptional Headteacher with inspirational leadership skills; a Headteacher who will continue to build upon current achievements and improvements already made across the school, to take the school from requires improvement to the next level of success.

As the only Catholic High School within Burton on Trent, there are significant challenges and opportunities for the school as we strive to balance academic achievement within a caring and supportive Catholic environment. The Governors are looking for a candidate able to continue developing both aspects of our community as part of the St. Ralph Sherwin Multi-Academy Trust.

You must:

• Be a practising Catholic, with a strong faith and a deep commitment to Catholic Education and ethos of the school

• Have a track record of successful academic achievement and proven leadership skills 

• Have the personality and drive to inspire pupils and staff

• Have the ability to properly engage parents in their child's education

• Have the ability to maintain and develop the partnerships between our School, our parents, our parishes, Diocese and the wider community

Our school will become part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust on 1st September 2018, a family of 25 academies within the Catholic Diocese of Nottingham. The new arrangement is part of the Diocesan Plan for Catholic Schools the primary aim of which is to protect and secure high quality Catholic education in the Diocese of Nottingham for the long-term. Full details of the plan and the staffing structures can be found at http://dioceseofnottingham.uk/education

The Diocese, Governing Body and staff are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and therefore the appointed person will be expected to fully support this commitment. Appointment for this post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, qualification and experience checks and satisfactory references.

Please contact Mrs C Mills at the school or visit our website at www.robertsutton.staffs.sch.uk  for further details and application pack.

Closing date:  Monday, 12th March 2018 (12:00 noon)

Interview dates: Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st March 2018

Please ensure you read the CES Notes for Applicants and use the CES senior leadership form for a valid application. Supplementary forms are available where appropriate from: http://www.catholiceducation.org.uk/recruitment-process/item/1000042-application-forms

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More about Blessed Robert Sutton Catholic Sports College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Bluestone Lane, Stapenhill, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE15 9SD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1283 749450
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Essentially, we are a small Catholic school where everyone – staff, pupils, parents and past pupils – testify to the caring family atmosphere.