Diocese of Shrewsbury

St Winefride’s Catholic Primary School

Mellock Lane, Little Neston, Cheshire, CH649RW

Tel: 0151 832 5012


Head Teacher

Chair of Governors Dr Mark Branch

Group 2 School NOR 171

Salary L12-L18

Following the retirement of our Head Teacher in August 2021, the Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational, and committed Catholic leader to the post of Head Teacher.

“Welcome to St Winefride’s where we come together to LEARN, LAUGH, LISTEN, LIVE and LOVE in the presence of Jesus.”

We are a ‘Good’ school (Ofsted 2018) which is seeking to be ‘Outstanding’.

Are you someone who:

  • promotes high expectations and will help our children to thrive in a culture that builds resilience and have a positive attitude to learning
  • believes everyone can reach their full potential by being the best they can be
  • is an outstanding leader who motivates and inspires
  • is creative, forward thinking and skilled in leading and managing areas for the development of the school
  • has the ability to bring in innovative ideas and to build on existing good practice

We can offer you:

  • dedicated community of supportive staff, parents and governors where Gospel values are central to all we do
  • well behaved children who enjoy coming to school and are keen to learn
  • an exceptionally welcoming ethos and outstanding sense of community
  • the opportunity to build on our partnerships with families, the parish, local schools and other community groups
  • commitment to supporting continuing professional development

We warmly encourage applicants to visit our school. Tours will be during school hours, please contact Kate Thomas in the school office

(0151 832 5012) to arrange an appointment or email:admin@ stwinefrides.cheshire.sch.uk

Candidates must complete the CES Senior Leadership application form. An application pack is available for download from school website: http://www.stwinefrides.cheshire.sch.uk/page/vacancies

Send applications to : Malgorzata Kowalska Malgorzata.Kowalska@dioceseofshrewsbury.org

Closing date 4th Feb 2022 5.00pm

Shortlisting 8th Feb 2022

Interviews 14th/15th Feb 2022

Start Date 1st September 2022

St. Winefride’s Catholic Primary School is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will require an enhanced DBS and references will be requested prior to interview.

I have come that they may have life and have it to the full” (John 10)