St Peter’s Primary School


Salary Range: L8-L21 (Group 2)

Contract Type: Permanent

Required for September 2020


Due to the retirement of the current post holder the children and the governing body are looking to appoint a Headteacher who:

  • Is a committed, practising Catholic with a distinctive vision of Catholic education in the 21st century, and who cherishes and supports the Catholic ethos of the school
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, motivate and inspire
  • Will continue to raise aspirations, standards and achievements for all our children;
  • Has proven leadership skills and can continue to advance our high-quality teaching and learning
  • Is a strategic thinker who can implement a vision and development plan for the school to inspire our children
  • Is committed to building on the strong relationships already established with our parish, parents and wider community.

As a school community we can offer you:

  • Well-behaved, happy children who are enthusiastic and keen to learn
  • Professional and dedicated teaching and support staff who are committed to providing high-quality education for all children
  • An exciting opportunity to lead our school as it continues to build on its outstanding provision
  • A supportive and experienced governing board who are committed to excellence
  • A close working relationship with parents, parish and wider community.


St Peter’s Catholic Primary School is in the Diocese of Southwark. It is a friendly, neighbourhood school in Woolwich, in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, with excellent transport links into central London by British Rail or the Docklands Light Railway, and the new Elizabeth Line due to open late 2020. 

We are looking for an inspirational leader who will ensure that St Peter’s continues to provide a broad and rich curriculum, rooted in gospel values. As a practising Catholic, your drive and vision will help us continue to maximise the achievements of all our children, as well as contributing to our local communities. You will be warmly welcomed by our enthusiastic children who are proud of their school and their achievements. You will also experience the value and endeavour of our committed and motivated staff, engaged parents and our supportive governing body.


For more information and to arrange visits to the school, please contact the School Senior Administration Officer Jacqueline Shepherd at the school via Email or call 0208 295 0028

Please visit the school website on for further information regarding St.Peter’s school.

Please could completed applications be either emailed to or sent to the school: St.Peter’s School, Crescent Road, London SE18 7BN.


Closing date for applications: Monday March 2nd 2020

Invitations for interview sent on: Tuesday March 3rd 2020

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th March



We are a Safer Recruitment School and the selection process is subject to checks being made about the suitability of candidates. We are committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.