The Trustees of the Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust wish to appoint a Headteacher to

English Martyrs Catholic Primary School, Wakefield


Salary L15– L21 (depending on experience)

Required as soon as possible


The Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust, first established in 2012, now consists of 15 schools. Within our academies are communities where our children and young people are given a clear vision for life, a vision which is rooted in the person and teachings of Jesus Christ, and which is faithful to the mission of the Catholic Church. Our schools work closely together to raise standards for the benefit of all our children. We are committed to staff and pupil wellbeing and provide opportunities for CPD, cross school collaboration and partnership both within our Trust and across the Diocese.


English Martyrs is a warm, friendly, and welcoming school with a family feel and close parish links. The school aims to help each child experience success and to embrace every opportunity by providing the highest standard of education and care.


The successful candidate will find an inspired community of motivated and supportive staff, children, and governors with a positive sense of vision and mission.


  • We are looking for an innovative, creative, and inspirational leader who:
  • Is a committed and practicing Catholic
  • Can set a clear strategic direction for the school
  • Is an excellent practitioner with an ability to inspire, lead and develop teaching and learning throughout the school
  • Is an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • Has high expectations of themselves, colleagues and pupils and is unrelenting in their pursuit of excellence


To arrange a visit or a discussion with either the Chair of Governors and/or the Trust CEO or to request an application form and recruitment pack please contact Jacquie Devoy, Interim Head of HR,


English Martyrs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. (DBS) and a Section 128 (Prohibition from Management) check.

Closing Date: Friday 29th October 2021, 9.00 am               

Interview and Selection Event: Friday 19th November 2021