Headteacher, St Thomas A Becket RC Primary School

Start Date: September 2024
Employment / Contract Type:Full time / Permanent
Pay Range:L18 – L24 (with inner London allowance)
School Visits Welcomed:From 22nd to 26th April 2024
Closing Date: 30th April 2024
Shortlisting Date:6th May 2024
Interview Date:17th May 2024

St Thomas a Becket Roman Catholic Primary School is a friendly, nurturing, aspirational school in the Archdiocese of Southwark.  The Governing Body wish to appoint a passionate leader who will continue to maintain the vision, values, strengths and stability of the school.

Working together withour dedicated and caring staff,a supportive Governing Body and happy children who have a thirst for learning, the Headteacher would be willing to lead the school with compassion and commitment so our children are equipped to reach their goals with their faith and vision supporting them on their journey.

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to lead St Thomas a Becket School, where governors and staff will embrace your dedication and commitment to your own vision and values.
  • Children who are: very happy to be at St Thomas a Becket, enthusiastic, polite and well mannered, with an excellent attitude to learning.
  • A committed, supportive, talented team of staff who work very hard.
  • Very warm and welcoming school and parish communities, with a strong, Catholic ethos, faith and vision.
  • Supportive and dedicated Governing Body who are committed to enriching children’s nurture and learning.
  • Collaborative work with other schools in the area as well as schools in the local Catholic network.
  • The opportunity for professional development, including access to the Royal Borough of Greenwich Induction and Mentoring Programme.

What we are looking for is a Headteacher who:

  • Is a practising Catholic, who supports and values the school’s Catholic ethos.
  • A Headteacher who is visible, inspirational and has a collaborative approach to leadership.
  • Has the skills to consolidate and to buildupon the high expectations of attainment and achievement, to drive improvement in teaching and learning.
  • Has a real understanding of,and true value in,nurturing each child as an individual, whatever their ability and needs.
  • Has very good interpersonal skills, is aspirational and eager to work collaboratively with all members of the school community to ensure our school vision can continue to evolve and grow.

Please contact Finola Murphy for an application form (fmurphy12.203@lgflmail.org), with other relevant documents.  You are also very welcome to come and visit our school.  We will endeavour to accommodate a time most convenient for you.

To arrange your visit, please contact Finola Murphy at fmurphy12.203@lgflmail.org

Please send completed applications to Finola Murphy at fmurphy12.203@lgflmail.org

Please note, CVs are not accepted as part of the application process.

St Thomas a Becket Roman Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other pre-appointment checks, including an online check, as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2023).