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Job details
Employer St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy
Location Kirklees
Salary L30 -L37 with a 10% enhancement on appointing ISR for an exceptional candidate.
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Easter or September 2018

‘Following the example of our Patron St. John Fisher, priest and scholar, we aim to love one another throughout our life at school and to learn and develop our full potential in the image of Christ’

Due to the retirement of our Head Teacher an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and inspirational individual to lead St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy.

As a visionary Catholic leader you will have exceptional strategic leadership skills and a proven track record of success in secondary education.You will bring an innovative approach to school improvement, development, strategy and partnerships. As a practicing Catholic you will inspire pupils, staff, parents and the wider community. You will deliver a Catholic education which is rooted in the person and teachings of Jesus Christ.

As part of Blessed Peter Snow Catholic Academy Trust you will work in partnership with other head teachers, Governors and Trustees providing the best educational experience and outcomes for all our pupils.

To find out more about this unique and exciting opportunity we invite you to contact Rev. Dr. Joseph D Cortis, Chair of Governors and Chair of Trust Board by emailing

Visits to the school are also encouraged by contacting the headteacher’s PA
Mrs. Karen Winterburn on 01924 527002.

Application forms and packs can be downloaded via the apply button on the Tes website: Completed applications should be emailed to marked for the attention of Rev. Dr. Joseph D Cortis

Closing date: Monday 20th November 2017
Interviews: Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th December 2017.

Blessed Peter Snow Catholic Academy Trust is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of all children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

About the employer

The school, an 11-19 mixed Roman Catholic Voluntary Academy, has about 1200 pupils on roll, including 200 in the Sixth Form.

The school was founded to help parents provide a Catholic education for their children. We endeavour to create positive inte...

Information about St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Oxford Road
West Yorkshire
WF13 4LL
United Kingdom
+44 1924 527004