Our Lady's Catholic Primary School

East Meadway,

Tile Cross,

Birmingham

B33 0AU

www.ourladys.bham.sch.uk


HEAD TEACHER


Required from 25th April 2022

ISR Salary Range: L15 – 21 (£59,581 - £69,031)


The Governing Body of Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School wish to appoint a dedicated, inspirational and committed individual to the post of Head Teacher from 25th April 2022.

Our Lady’s is a hidden primary school gem providing strong Catholic faith-based education in the heart of a diverse community. Visitors are always impressed with the excellent behaviour of our children who in later years are proud to have been part of Our Lady’s family. The school provides good academic standards and exceptional pastoral care by a dedicated staff. Pupils receive a sound educational grounding to prepare them for their future.


We are looking for somebody who:


  • is a practising Catholic with a strong personal faith and solid moral and ethical principles and values
  • has a clear understanding and vision of Catholic education and has the ability to further develop the Catholic life of the school in a community of ethnic diversity
  • is passionate about education and the difference it makes to children’s lives and puts the safety and wellbeing of children at the heart of all they do
  • has an ambitious drive and high expectations of achievement for all pupils and has the motivation, organisation with the inter-personal skills to inspire this in others
  • has initiative, drive, integrity and excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • is innovative and forward thinking and has the creativity and vision to inspire and lead change
  • will embrace a new challenge and capitalise on opportunities presented
  • is committed to working collaboratively with staff, parents/carers, governors, parish and local community


In return, we can offer:


  • an inclusive school with amazing, truly diverse, well-motivated pupils who have a thirst for knowledge and learning and a respect for their peers and adults alike,
  • a caring and positive environment inspired by our strong Catholic ethos
  • a well-established and resourced school with high aspirations for pupils and staff
  • a highly supportive, committed Governing Body,
  • a highly experienced Senior Leadership Team focused on continual school improvement,
  • a welcoming, friendly, hard-working, highly cohesive staff team who are dedicated to making a difference to the children in their care,
  • a commitment to your own continuing professional development.


Our Lady’s is part of Our Lady`s and All Saint`s Multi Academy Company, newly formed in April 2021. We are a new MAC consisting of 13 schools with an ambitious vision and mission to promote Catholic Education through being a “family” of schools strong in faith. This is a great time to join a new MAC that is building our “family” of schools for the future. You will be expected to play your part in our strategic and operational development. It is fast paced but exciting and great time to join this Catholic MAC and further your development as a leader in Catholic education.

Further information and an application pack is available under the vacancies section of our website click here.


The application closing date 5.00pm on Tuesday 4th January 2022.

Please return your application to recruitment@olaas.co.uk  

Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday 5th January, with proposed interview dates of 12th-14th January.


If you have any questions please send these via email: enquiry@ourladys.bham.sch.uk

Alternatively, you may wish to speak to the Headteacher or the Catholic Senior Executive Leader

 

Headteacher: Miss V McDonald 0121 464 4459

Catholic Senior Executive Leader: Peter Davis 07738 013672

 

Visits to school are warmly welcomed, please contact Mrs Wendy Collinson, School Business Manager via email or telephone 0121 464 4459 to make an appointment.


Our Lady and All Saints Catholic Multi Academy Company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The offer of employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of all necessary pre-employment checks. These checks include an enhanced DBS certificate, satisfactory references including absence, Childcare Disqualification check, Teacher Prohibition check, Qualifications, Health Questionnaire, Identity and the Right to Work in the UK.