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Job details
Employer St. Mary's R.C. Primary School
Location Bury
Salary £59,264 - £67,963 (L18 - L24)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

REF: 10526

Governors are willing to consider the flexibility available within the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document 2015.

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an exceptional leader to the post of Head Teacher at our very popular and much-loved school. The successful applicant must be a practising Catholic and have the vision, energy and drive to lead our school to even greater achievements as we strive towards “Good” and “Outstanding”.

We are looking for a strong, dynamic and inspirational leader who:

  • has a strong Catholic faith and will nurture and further develop our strong Catholic ethos and community spirit
  • has the vision and dedication to take on the challenge of leading and further promoting improvement of this very popular school towards “Good” and “Outstanding”
  • has a clear strategic direction
  • will challenge and empower staff to be the best they can be
  • will develop and sustain a learning culture for all across our school
  • will nurture children’s enjoyment of learning whilst ensuring high levels of achievement
  • will build on our achievements and enhance the future development of our school

We can offer:

  • enthusiastic, highly-performing and motivated children
  • parents and carers that take a keen interest in their children’s development
  • dedicated and committed staff, eager to build on our high standards
  • a Governing Body which is fully committed to a bright future for the whole school community
  • support from the Diocese and Local Authority
  • a strong faith community

 Employees of St Mary’s RC Primary School have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Preliminary visits to the school are encouraged during the afternoons of either 7th December 2016 or 12th December 2016. Please contact the school office on 0161 723 4210. Please note no individual visits outside of these dates will be accommodated.

Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday 25th January and interviews will be held on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd February 2017.

Application forms are available from this site and should be returned, together with your supporting statement quoting the post reference number to The Governing Body c/o Mr Declan Simpson via email at or via post or by hand to the school by noon on Friday 13th January 2017.

Belgrave Street, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 4DG
(Tel: 0161 723 4210,
NOR 456

About the employer

Information about St. Mary's R.C. Primary School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years

Locations and contacts

Belgrave Street
M26 4DG
United Kingdom
+44 161 253 7402