Principal, Lewisham

Closing date:

Bonus Pastor Catholic CollegeLewisham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or January 2019 by agreement
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 6 (L30 – L35A) inner London allowance included
Contract term: Permanent

“This is an outstanding College” – Ofsted Sept 2017  

At Bonus Pastor every member of our College is valued, every student’s name is known. 

We take pride in being described as a caring and friendly Catholic College by our students and their families. In every department, our staff work together to create a highly effective and successful team. The rich cultural mix created by our 825 students offers a stimulating learning environment.   

We are looking to appoint a practicing Catholic with the passion and commitment to carry forward the Catholic mission and ethos of the college. 

The positive attributes we seek of our ideal candidate:  

• A proven record of successful leadership as a Principal / Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher. 

• A commitment to the needs of every student, ensuring the opportunities to enable each one of our students to grow and flourish spiritually, socially, academically and emotionally. 

• A passion for raising standards.  

• The ability to lead by example with integrity, resilience and flair. 

• The skills to identify and lead the college beyond outstanding. 

In return we are proud to offer: 

• A welcoming and inclusive community. 

• Students and families who value their school and its staff. 

• Staff who work collaboratively to create a happy, safe and stimulating environment. 

• Supportive governors. 

• A College rated Outstanding in every category by Ofsted (Sept 2017). 

• New buildings opened in 2012 

• Reserved Parking space on site  

Bonus Pastor Catholic College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this post. 

Visits to the school are welcomed by prior arrangement. Please contact Ms Rebecca Stock or Ms Rebecca Hill by phoning 0208 695 2100 ext. 114 or email: 

An application pack is also available to download from the school’s website 

Completed applications should be returned to our clerk to governors, Leona Eley at 

Closing date: 30th April 2018 9 am 

Visits Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th April by prior arrangement as above 

Shortlisting: 2nd May 2018 

Interviews are scheduled for 10th and 11th May 2018.

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More about Bonus Pastor Catholic College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Winlaton Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 5PZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86952100
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Bonus Pastor Catholic College is a co-educational, voluntary-aided secondary school based in Bromley, Kent, for students aged 11-16.    


Ruth Holden   

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