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Job details
Employer La Sainte Union Catholic Secondary School
Location Camden
Salary Leadership Pay Spine L32 - L 39
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

A Voluntary Aided Catholic School in the Trusteeship of the Anglo Hibernian Province of the Congregation of La Sainte Union des Sacres Coeurs.

The Trustees and Governors of this well established and highly successful 11-18 girls’ Catholic School invite applications for the post of Headteacher.

The vacancy arises due to the retirement in August 2017 of the current post holder.

The post offers an outstanding opportunity to lead a vibrant, happy and high achieving school in the London Borough of Camden.

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, practising Catholic, with proven leadership experience who:

  • can sustain and develop the Catholic ethos of the school in every aspect of its activities
  • can empathise with young people of all abilities and motivate each one to achieve her or his full potential
  • is an outstanding classroom practitioner who is able to inspire others by example
  • has a commitment to promote the well-being of all members of the LSU school community
  • can lead and motivate a large body of staff in all aspects of school management
  • is innovative, with sound judgement and good communication skills
  • can represent the school in the community and the wider context with confidence.

Applications should be returned to the Clerk to the Governors  

Further details and application form are available on the school website:  

Telephone: 020 7428 4600, Fax: 020 7267 7647, e-mail:

Visits to the school are welcomed.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 9 January 2017
Interviews: will be held on 25 and 26 January 2017

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the post.

Highgate Road, London NW5 1RP
Roll: 894 11 - 16 girls (Mixed Sixth Form)
(237 in the Sixth Form - in consortium arrangement with three partner schools totalling 1131 students)

About the employer

La Sainte Union Catholic Secondary School, as a Catholic community, believes that: Our Lord Jesus Christ, in his life and teaching, is the exemplar of our work as Christian educators. Our commitment is at three levels:

  • Pupils
  • Teachers
  • Commun...
Information about La Sainte Union Catholic Secondary School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Girls
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Highgate Road
United Kingdom
+44 20 72677647