Headteacher, Preston

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St Gregory's Catholic Primary SchoolPreston

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £54,250 to £64,417 a year. L14 - L21.
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: SCH01881

Education for Life in the Love of God and Neighbour - St Gregory's Mission Statement.

The Governors of St Gregory's Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated Headteacher to lead our long established and highly successful school. The aspiring candidate must be a practising Catholic with the determination to build on the strong links between school, church and community. St Gregory's is an outstanding Catholic Primary School which continues to be oversubscribed.

The school has a very strong Christian ethos recognised as outstanding in our recent Diocesan inspection.

'St Gregory's is an outstanding Catholic school, where rigorous and accurate self-evaluation leads to continuous improvement. Excellent leadership at all levels ensures a shared, ambitious vision which fosters the highest of expectations for all members of the school community. The school is very welcoming and inclusive; pupils enjoy coming to school and they have positive attitudes to learning.'

In return St Gregory's can offer:

- confident, motivated, and enthusiastic children with exceptional standards of behaviour; 

- a well-integrated team of highly skilled, dedicated, caring educational professionals; 

- effective, supportive and committed governors and parents.

For an informal chat or visit to the school please contact Mrs L Walsh, Acting Headteacher, on 01772 795415.

Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice.  You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Shortlisting date: 7 February 2018.

Interview date: 21 February 2018.

Application forms can be downloaded online or can be requested from/retuned to: recruitment@btlancashire.co.uk. Rehabilitation of offenders Act 1974 - details of any criminal record spent or unspent should be sent to the chair of governors at school address by the closing date.

Closing date: 29 January 2018.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Blackpool Road, Deepdale, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 6HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772 795415