St Vincent's Catholic Primary School

Mottingham, London

HEADTEACHER

Salary L15-L21 (£63,691 - £73,263, based on midpoint between 2019/20, inner/outer London weighting) plus up to an additional 10%, dependent on experience.

The Governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational, hardworking, practising Catholic to lead our academy from September 2020. 

We are an exceptional 1 form entry primary school, forward thinking with a passion for education. We believe in nurturing and inspiring every child to be the best they can be. Our vision is to provide a Catholic education based on Christ’s word in an environment which celebrates achievement and in which all children feel valued, respected and safe. 

Our highly respected head teacher is retiring and we are looking for an ambitious and energetic candidate to build on our strengths and lead our thriving school into a new chapter.


  • We attract vibrant and passionate teachers who inspire our children and enrich their learning experiences
  • Our children love to learn and are brimming with enthusiasm
  • Parents are keen to help and are actively involved
  • We have a supportive and welcoming team of governors, committed to continued excellence and progression.
  • We have a strong relationship with our local parish 

We can offer 

  • The opportunity to work in partnership with schools throughout the Bromley Catholic Schools Umbrella Trust
  • A commitment to your continued professional development
  • A consistently oversubscribed school in a healthy financial position
  • A generous salary package that reflects the importance of your role 
  • Assistance with relocation, if appropriate


We fully embrace new ideas and understand that you want to make your mark; if this sounds like you please get in touch.


Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and should be arranged by calling the school office on 020 8857 5134. Our retiring headteacher, Jane Roche will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the school and its context.


Please note* We are closed for half term 16th February to 21st February 2020.


Closing date for applications is Friday 28th February 2020

Interviews will be held the weeks commencing either 16th March or 23rd March 2020


For all queries about applications, the selection process and to obtain an application pack, please contact Kirstie Beach at kirstie.beach@st-vincents.bromley.sch.uk or by phoning the school office.


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St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure & Barring Service. Please take the time to read the safeguarding policy located on our website under policies & other documents.