Headteacher, Ryde, Isle of Wight

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St Mary's Catholic Primary SchoolRyde, Isle of Wight

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12-L18
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you a Headteacher looking for a new challenge or a Deputy /Assistant Head ready for your next career step? Then St Mary’s could be the school for you. 

St Mary’s is a single form entry primary school, within a Federation of Catholic Schools and situated in Ryde on the beautiful Isle of Wight. It is a happy, warm and caring school, which takes children from the age of 3 – 11. 

We are looking for an inspirational Catholic leader with the vision, and determination to progress the school to be securely good and beyond

The successful candidate will need to :

  • Be an excellent practitioner and communicator, able to work inclusively with pupils, staff, parents and Governors
  • Build on success, manage change and champion a culture of continuous improvement that promotes excellence for both staff and children
  • Be a role model to staff through commitment, enthusiasm and dedication to raising standards
  • Be a practising Catholic, with a clear understanding of Catholic education

In return St Mary’s can offer you:

  • Wonderful children, who love school and learning,
  • A loyal and hardworking staff team
  • Support from our federated school and Headteacher
  • A commitment to your professional development and well-being
  • Excellent links with the Diocese and other local Catholic schools
  • A governing body who are committed to providing a first class Catholic education for our pupils.
  • Spacious, leafy school grounds with views over the Solent

Have you considered commuting to work in Ryde? Our school is within easy walking distance of the Hovercraft and Fast Cat terminals. A substantive contribution towards your season ticket will be considered (max. of 2 years).

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. These can be arranged with our Interim Headteacher Mrs Langridge, by calling the school office on Tel: 01983 562 000.

To apply for this position please click on the apply button to download the application form or contact Carla Bradshaw on sbm@stmaryspri.co.uk for further details.

Closing date: 26th March 2018

Interview date 24th April 2018

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More about St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Ampthill Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1LJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1983 562000
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