Holy Family Catholic Primary School


Tudway Road



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Tel: 208 856 2708



Group 2 L14-21

From January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter


Following the successful management of Holy Family, through its partnership with an outstanding local primary school, we are proud to be in a position to recruit our Head Teacher.

Governors wish to appoint a Head Teacher who will lead Holy Family further into its bright new future on the journey to outstanding.


Candidates must:

  • Be a practising Catholic
  • Demonstrate experience of change management
  • Be ambitious for themselves and others


Holy Family can offer the right candidate:

  • Eager children who always give their best
  • Spacious school grounds located in the heart of Kidbrooke Village
  • Supportive Governors


Holy Family Catholic Primary School is committed to ensuring that all our children are kept safe, all candidates will be subject to Safeguarding checks including DBS and reference collection. Governors are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from under-represented groups.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be accommodated on the weeks beginning 11 or 18 October 2021, please contact Sam Lawrence sao@hfprimary.org to make a suitable appointment.


Application packs are available from our HR provider Lucy Saunders via email schoolsrecruitment@bexley.gov.uk


Visits: Weeks commencing 11 or 18 October 2021

Closing Date: 1 November 2021 12 noon

Shortlisting: 3 November 2021

Interview: Week commencing 15 November 2021


CVs will not be accepted. Previous applicants need not apply.

References will be requested prior to interview for applicants shortlisted for interview/assessment.

Applicants invited to interview stage will be required to complete a Self-Disclosure form in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE). Further vetting checks in line with the requirements of KCSIE, will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment.


Holy Family Catholic Primary School is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery and expects employees to comply with our values of promoting equality and diversity, treating colleagues and service users with dignity and respect at all times. This commitment must be evidenced in practice. Any behaviour that falls below these standards is unacceptable to the School and potentially constitutes misconduct.


This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. Holy Family Catholic Primary School therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.