Headteacher, Cheadle Hulme

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St James' Catholic High SchoolCheadle Hulme

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Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: up to a maximum of £80,000
Contract term: Permanent


NOR 792  11-16 Mixed Comprehensive  

St James’ Catholic High School is a popular and oversubscribed 11-16 mixed comprehensive which was judged by OFSTED to be a 'Good' school in April 2017, with ‘Outstanding’ Outcomes for Pupils and Personal Development & Welfare’.  Required for September 2018 - Headteacher Leadership salary up to a maximum of £80,000  The Governors of St James’ Catholic High School are seeking to appoint an exceptional Headteacher who is an outstanding classroom practitioner and a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education. 

This post commences on 1st September 2018 and offers an exciting career development opportunity for a hard-working and ambitious leader. The successful candidate will be an experienced senior leader who:

  • Is a practising Catholic with a strategic and inspiring vision of Catholic education

 • Has a proven record of successful leadership as a Headteacher or Deputy     Headteacher. 

 • Is committed to developing the Catholic ethos of the School. 

• Has energy, enthusiasm and a record of raising achievement and has proven leadership qualities. 

• Has the ability to lead, manage and inspire. 

Closing date for applications:  Friday 27th April 12 noon  

Interview Days:  Thursday 10th and Friday 11th May 

Visits and informal discussions are most welcome and may be arranged through Miss Michelle McCumesky.   Please see our school website www.stjamescatholichighschool.org.uk for further details and return your application form to Sue Jenkinson at The Diocese of Shrewsbury at the address below. 

Please note a current CES application form must be completed for this post (version 12 Sept 2017)) – CVs will not be accepted. 


2 Park Road South  

Prenton  CH43 4UX 

For any further information please contact Miss Michelle McCumesky  michelle.mccumesky@st-jamescatholic.stockport.sch.uk   

St James’ Catholic High School 

St James’ Way  

Cheadle Hulme Cheshire SK8 6PZ    

St James’ Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service  We are committed to equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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More about St James' Catholic High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: St. James' Way, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 6PZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 482 6900

For St James' latest Ofsted report (2017) please go to our website www.stjamescatholichighschool.org.uk