The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School, Leeds

Assistant Headteacher
Required from September 2024
(Contract Type -Secondment/Fixed Term/ Possibility of permanent role)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an aspiring leader to gain experience of leadership
within our successful and supportive Senior Leadership Team. The Headteacher and
Governing Body are seeking to appoint an aspirational, innovative, approachable and
supportive leader to the position of Assistant Headteacher.
We wish to appoint a leader who is able to demonstrate consistently excellent primary
practice with high expectations in all aspects of school life. This post will be suitable for a
teacher with experience of middle or senior leadership who is ready for the next stage of
whole school leadership and will be proactive in the shared responsibility of enabling our
school to become outstanding in all areas. Expertise in driving standards forward and
monitoring and evaluating teaching and learning and the curriculum will be an advantage,
especially at Key Stage 2. There will be a teaching commitment, preferably in Upper Key
Stage 2, with non-contact time for leadership.
The successful candidate will:
– make a positive contribution to the strong Catholic ethos, mission and prayer life of our
school.
– have high expectations and a strong commitment to raising standards.
– work to ensure all groups of pupils make good or better progress and support colleagues to
ensure the best possible outcomes for pupils.
– have a proven track record of successfully leading and developing a core subject and
contributing to school improvement.
– be a highly effective leader who will lead by example developing excellence in others
through coaching, mentoring and leading colleagues.
– work in partnership with the leadership team, all staff, parents/carers and governors in
implementing the school vision.
– support school life beyond the classroom.
We can offer you:
– a warm and welcoming community with a strong Catholic ethos.
– wonderful, well-behaved children who enjoy learning and so deserve the best teaching
possible.
– an experienced, dedicated and supportive team of colleagues.
– a strong and proven Leadership Team and Governing Body.
– a commitment to continuous improvement and professional development with the
opportunity to develop and grow your skills, strengths and leadership.
– a proven record of training and developing teachers and leaders.
– a well-resourced environment and curriculum.
– the chance to really make a difference to the lives of our pupils.

Please contact the school for further details.

Safeguarding Statement
Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School is committed to ensuring a vigilant and safe school
culture to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this
commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS and DA check and the receipt of
satisfactory references as well as online searches in accordance with KCSIE. Two
professional references from the most senior person in the organisation will be taken and
followed up