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Advert – Headship at St Mary’s Primary School



Cross Street Chesterfield, S40 4ST

Tel – 01246 232170  



NOR – 420

                                                                        SR L18 – L24

                                                            Required for September 2018


St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is a highly successful and innovative school which is seeking a practising Catholic with passion, experience and leadership to be our new Head Teacher and help us to continue our journey of excellence.  

The successful candidate will: 


  • Be a practising Catholic with a strong personal faith who has a clear vision of Catholic education
  • Be an excellent practitioner and communicator, able to work inclusively with pupils, staff, parents and Governors
  • Demonstrate belief in the enjoyment of education and achieving high quality learning experiences and growth mindset  for all our pupils
  • Have experience of ensuring high standards of teaching and learning are achieved, maintained and enhanced
  • Be a role model to staff through commitment, enthusiasm and dedication to raising standards.

In return we can offer you: 


  • The opportunity to lead a ‘good’ school, which has many outstanding features, with a strong Catholic ethos
  • Happy, motivated and confident pupils who enjoy learning, have a growth mindset  and are proud of their school
  • A friendly team of hardworking, creative and focused staff committed to ensuring the best learning outcomes for all pupils
  • Forward-thinking, enthusiastic and dedicated Governors
  • Supportive  parents who want to work with the school


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The position is subject to a DBS check. Please also read our Safeguarding policy

Visits to our school are warmly encouraged and welcomed.  To arrange a visit please contact the office on 01246 232170.  Applications must be made using the CES form

Closing date 8 February at 12 noon and interviews will be held on 16 February 2018.


St Mary's Catholic High School, Newbold Road, Newbold, Chesterfield, S41 8AG

St Marys Catholic High School Academy Trust is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with Company Number 8107212 and has a registered office at Newbold Road, Upper Newbold, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 8AG.

St Mary's Catholic High School