Headteacher Group 3, Manchester

Closing date:

Christ The King RC Primary SchoolManchester

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September, 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: For the purposes of recruitment and retention, the Governing Body is willing to appoint between Points 27-32
Contract term: Permanent

Ofsted inspected Christ the King RC Primary School in September 2017 - the school is awaiting the report

The school currently has 410 pupils on roll, plus 53 in the Nursery.

Due to the retirement of our highly regarded and well-respected Headteacher, the children, staff and governors are seeking to appoint a new Headteacher, who will lead our wonderful school to an even brighter future.

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

  • will be a practising Catholic, committed to the Catholic ethos of the school, who tries to live the values of the Gospel everyday.
  • has a strong belief that every child has unique gifts and can and should achieve their maximum potential.
  •  has the vision and dedication to take on the challenge of leading this outstanding RC school (Salford Diocese 2016)
  • will celebrate our successes and have a passionate commitment to making Christ the King even better.
  • loves children of all ages and can be firm, funny and friendly and listens well to everyone in our school family.
  • supports us in creating ‘a happy atmosphere, lasting friendships and wonderful memories’.
  • continues to promote the very close relationship that exists between school and the parish.

Christ the King offers:

  • wonderful children who love school and very supportive families
  • a committed, hardworking and friendly staff team
  • an attractive, stimulating and safe environment
  • a vibrant and forward thinking parish
  • excellent links with the Diocese and other local Catholic schools
  • a commitment to your professional development and well-being

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. These can be arranged by contacting the school office on 0161 681 2779.

To apply for this position, please e-mail the school at recruitment@christtheking.manchester.sch.uk for an application form and supporting documentation. Applications should be returned, via the Clerk to Governors to recruitment@christtheking.manchester.sch.uk or post out to Christ the King RC Primary School, Culcheth Lane, Newton Heath, Manchester. M40 1LU

Closing Date: Monday 6th November, 2017 at 12.00 noon.
Shortlisting: Thursday 9th November, 2017.
Interviews: Thursday 16th November, 2017.

Christ the King Roman Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Therefore, the

appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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More about Christ The King RC Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Culcheth Lane, Newton Heath, Manchester, Lancashire, M40 1LU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 681 2779