The Federation of Christ The King

St Francis Catholic Primary School,

London Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6HN

01621 856698

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St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School,

Trinity Square, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, CM3 5JX

01245 321828


Federation Mission Statement:

Christ The King Federation is a community called by God to work collaboratively for the common good: providing an environment that nurtures and inspires pupils to realise their potential, as we journey together.



Head of School

L8 - L12

Required for September 2022


The Governing Body are seeking to appoint two inspirational, enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated people to help lead our two schools, St Joseph’s, South Woodham Ferrers and St Francis, Maldon which constitute the Federation of Christ The King.


We are looking for:

  • An ambitious and energetic practising Catholic with a strong faith and a deep commitment to Catholic Education.
  • A person who values all children as individuals and ensures that all children are confident and able to achieve their full potential.
  • A proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning with high expectations of best practice in all areas of the school.
  • Someone who encourages, enthuses and motivates the school community through excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Some experience of school finance and budget setting.
  • A candidate who can run the school effectively on a day to day basis whilst working in partnership with the Executive Headteacher.
  • A candidate who is flexible and adaptable and can prove their willingness and ability to work in either school.


We will offer:

  • A happy working and learning environment with dedicated and friendly staff.
  • Children who are proud of their school and their achievements, who love learning because it really matters to them.
  • The opportunity for working collaboratively with both schools in the Federation.
  • Good schools that are striving to become Outstanding.
  • A strong partnership between our schools, our parents, our parishes, the Diocese and the community.
  • Full support and commitment to Continuing Professional Development for all staff.
  • Support to improve the high standards of learning and achievement at our school.
  • Active membership of the Blackwater Partnership and the Woodham Consortium.


Visits to both schools are warmly welcomed & strongly encouraged. Please contact the school office for an appointment on

01621 856698 – St Francis

01245 321828 – St Joseph’s


Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies. Only applications completed on the Catholic Education Service Senior Leadership application form can be accepted. For an Application Pack, please contact Mrs Bastienne -Personnel Officer, at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School.

This is a reserved post and is open to practising Catholics only, please review the document produced by the Diocese of Brentwood ‘’Definition of a Practising Catholic for Reserved Posts” for further information.


Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 28th January 2022 at noon.

Shortlisting date: Week beginning Monday 31st January 2022.       

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 24th February 2022.