Headteacher, Oxfordshire

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St Thomas More Catholic Primary SchoolOxfordshire

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Start date: January 2020 or ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15 – L20 (£56,434 - £63,806) Potential enhancement for exceptional candidate
Contract term: Permanent

St Thomas More Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic who will be an inspirational leader. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join the school and be part of a committed team of staff, parents and Governors who continue on our journey of School improvement.

St Thomas More is a Catholic Primary School located in the village of Kidlington, about 5 miles north of Oxford. This is a caring school which values each member of the community. This is encompassed in the school’s Mission Statement which is ‘With Christ, we achieve, believe and create.’ Expectations of care and concern for the well-being of all children, staff and families is central to the ethos of the school.

We are looking for a person who:

  • has a proven track record as an outstanding practitioner
  • has the highest expectations and will inspire, challenge and encourage staff to achieve the best outcomes for pupils, enabling every child to reach their highest potential
  • will nurture and further develop our strong Catholic ethos and community spirit
  • has the ability and ambition to continue to raise standards
  • will continue to develop collaborative partnerships with parents, the parish, the MAC, the wider community and the Diocese in preparing pupils to live and work in Modern Britain


Our school is often described as a family. We look forward to welcoming another member of this family who can lead us in this educational journey. As a first step we would be delighted for you to experience St Thomas More’s first hand – come and visit our school, community and family.

Closing date for applications:    12 noon on Monday 16th September 2019

Interviews will be held:               Tuesday 24th September 2019

Please contact Ross Laird on (Switch board) 01223 907 979, (Mobile) 07901585959 or rlaird@academicis.co.uk for a confidential conversation or to arrange a school visit.

All completed applications to be sent to Ross Laird via email: rlaird@academicis.co.uk by 12 noon on Monday 16th September 2019.

More about St Thomas More Catholic Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Oxford Road, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 1EA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 373674