Headteacher, Timperley, Cheshire

Closing date:

St Hugh's Catholic Primary SchoolTimperley, Cheshire

Date posted:
Start date: 1st of May or 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to L35 subject to experience
Contract term: Permanent

St Hugh's Catholic Primary School

Park Road



WA15 6TQ

0161 962 1852


Diocese of Shrewsbury               Trafford MBC


ISR Group 4 | NOR 698 (672 FTE) |up to L35 subject to experience

Commencing either 1st May or 1st September 2019

(dependent on candidates current circumstances)

This is our school, let peace dwell here

Let the rooms be full of contentment,

Let love abide here, love of one another,

Love of life itself, and love of God. Amen

(School Prayer)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead our school on the next stage of its development. The Governors seek to appoint an ambitious and talented Headteacher, with a proven track record of school improvement, who will lead our vibrant Catholic school with love, strength, compassion and humility

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a practising Catholic, with a real and deep commitment to the Catholic mission of the school;
  • Is passionate in their belief that every child is an individual, and that every child can succeed;
  • Is an energetic and experienced leader who can encourage and inspire the school community;
  • Has the vision, drive and motivation to lead our highly successful school on our journey of continuous improvement;
  • Has high expectations of themselves, pupils and staff;

We can offer:

  • A caring, welcoming community, with a deeply-rooted Catholic ethos at it's heart;
  • Happy, confident and motivated children who enjoy learning;
  • A team of professionals who are hardworking creative and committed to the aims of the school;
  • Involved and supportive parents and governors;
  • Strong partnerships with the Church and parish of St Hugh and St John.

We warmly welcome all potential candidates to arrange a visit to the school by contacting our Chair of Governors, Mrs Sarah-Jayne Williams by email sj.williams@sthughstimperley.org

Application packs can be found at www.sthughstimperley.org and should be returned by email to:

John Nish (Primary School Improvement Advisor, Trafford MBC) at john.nish@trafford.gov.uk

Closing date:          Friday 23rd November 2018 (10am)

Shortlisting:            Friday 23rd November 2018

Shortlisted candidates will be required to visit the school on Monday 3rd december 2018

Interviews                Tuesday 4th December 2018

The successful candidate will be required to sign the CES contract.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vunerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references amd will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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More about St Hugh's Catholic Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Park Road, Timperley, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 6TQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 9621852