St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

Higginson Road Stockport Cheshire SK5 6BG

Phone No: 0161 432 5689 Fax No: 0161 442 5363


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Required for January 2021, Group 4 School, £67,183 – £77,048 

Are you a practising Catholic with the drive and enthusiasm to lead our school? The children, staff and governors are seeking a new Headteacher, who is committed to building an exceptional and caring learning environment where all members of the school community can thrive.

We are looking for a strong, dynamic and inspirational leader who:

  • has the vision and dedication to take on the challenge of leading this excellent school
  • works with mission integrity for the benefit of all within the school community
  • has a clear strategic direction
  • will challenge and empower staff to be the best they can be
  • will develop and sustain a learning culture for all across our school
  • will foster children’s enjoyment of learning whilst ensuring high levels of achievement
  • will develop the respectful and inclusive ethos of our school

We can offer:

  • fantastic children who are eager to learn
  • Governing Board which is fully committed to a brighter future for the whole school community
  • a parental board that takes a keen interest in their children’s development
  • support for your professional development
  • excellent local and borough wide collaborative links
  • support from both the Diocese and the local authority

Please visit and take a virtual tour of the school. Shortlisted candidates will also be invited to visit to the school on Thursday 16th July.

Closing date: Monday 13th July 2020 at Midday

Shortlisting: Wednesday 15th July 2020

School visit: Thursday 16th July 2020

Interviews: Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st July 2020

Applications must be completed on the CES application form provided and submitted electronically to Please click here for further information.

St Joseph’s 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. Shortlisted candidates will be expected to complete a Disqualification Declaration. The successful candidate will be required to sign a Catholic Education Service contract and their appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-clearance including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.


Application Pack

Notes to Applicants

Application Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form