St Margaret Mary’s RC Primary School 

Perry Common Road, Erdington, Birmingham, B23 7AB

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Contract Term: Permanent

Salary: Group 3, L16-L22 (£61,166 - £70,745)

Hours: Full Time

Start Date: 1 September 2021

School Mission statement: We welcome everyone into our community in order to Live, Love and Learn together in the light and example of the life of Christ

Age range: 3-11

NOR: 396 (including Nursery)

Ofsted: (March 2020) in which the school was rated as ‘good’.

Following the retirement of our current Headteacher in August 2021, St Margaret Mary School seeks an inspirational, strategic Headteacher with a strong Catholic identity and a proven record in leadership, to join us from September 2021.

What do we offer you?

  • A happy and successful school situated in North Birmingham
  • Professional and hard-working staff who go the extra mile for the children
  • Happy and confident children who enjoy learning and see faith as an integral part of that journey
  • A committed and supportive Governing Body with a competent skill set and a shared vision
  • A very good relationship with parents, the parish, neighbouring schools and the wider Archdiocesan family

Are you:

  • A practising Roman Catholic?
  • A skilled educator who can develop and sustain the enjoyment of learning?
  • A leader capable of listening and inspiring their colleagues?
  • Approachable with excellent communication skills to build and maintain home, school and church in a community of many cultures?

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday, 1st February, 2021

8th February: written assessment

Interviews: 11th February, 2021

For an application pack, please visit our school website here and return to

Informal visits to our school are welcomed and encouraged - at this time of restrictions it would be after 4pm - during the week beginning 11th January. Please telephone Mrs. Coney, Clerk to Governors on 0121 464 6355 or to arrange a visit.

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The Archdiocese of Birmingham Education policy is working toward securing collaboration through a family of schools within a multi academy (MAC).

St Margaret Mary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.