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Job details

Job details
Employer Christ The King RC Primary School
Location Manchester
Salary For the purposes of recruitment and retention, the Governing Body is willing to appoint between Points 27-32
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September, 2018

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 for an application form and supporting documentation. Applications should be returned, via the Clerk to Governors to 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.


About the employer

Information about Christ The King RC Primary School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years

Locations and contacts

Culcheth Lane
Newton Heath
M40 1LU
United Kingdom
+44 161 683 5991