St. Philip’s Catholic Primary School

Half Moon Lane, Offerton, Stockport, SK2 5LB

‘Christ at the Centre’

Telephone: 0161 483 0977


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required for January 2021

Group 2 School

£53,856 - £61,808

The governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational and dedicated person to lead our school community. We are looking for someone to share our vision in continuing to build upon the achievements of this happy and successful Catholic school. With the support of an excellent and dedicated staff and hardworking and motivated pupils, this represents a wonderful opportunity and challenge for an inspirational leader seeking to drive a school forward from “good” to “outstanding”.

St Philip’s is a popular and vibrant Catholic Primary School which was rated “Outstanding” in the Section 48 Inspection of 2018.

We are looking for a Headteacher who:

  • is a committed, practising Catholic with a clear vision and strong commitment to Catholic Education
  • values all pupils as individuals and ensures that all pupils are confident and able to achieve their full potential
  • can nurture, inspire, challenge and motivate pupils and staff alike
  • is an excellent communicator who is able to work closely in partnership with parents, the Parish, the Diocese and the wider community.

In return we can offer you:

  • a warm and welcoming school community with supportive parents
  • motivated pupils who demonstrate positive attitudes towards learning and behaviour
  • dedicated, talented and hardworking staff who are fully committed to further developing the life of the school
  • an effective and active governing body

Visits to the school prior to application are welcome. Please contact Mrs. Amy Ashton, School Business Manager, on 0161 483 0977 to arrange a socially distanced visit.

Closing date: Monday 28th September 2020 at midday

Shortlisting: Tuesday 29th September 2020

Interviews: Friday 9th October 2020

Applications must be completed on the application form provided, word document only, and submitted electronically to

St Philip’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. The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-clearance including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.


Application Pack

Senior Leadership Application Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Form

Notes to Applicants

Guidance for Applicants - Faith Reference