Archdiocese of Birmingham


Oakland Road,



B13 9DN. 

Tel: 0121 464 5500



‘Through Jesus we achieve our very best’


Salary range: L15-L21 (starting salary negotiable)

Closing Date: 12.00 noon, Monday 7th February 2022

Start date: Easter 2022 or September 2022


The governing body of St Martin de Porres School are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic to the post of Head Teacher. St Martin’s School is a successful one form entry primary school located in the pleasant suburban area of Moseley. The school currently has 206 on roll.


We are seeking a Head Teacher who:

  • is a practising Catholic with a clear understanding of Catholic education and the vision and ability to further develop the Catholic life of the school in a community of ethnic and faith diversity;
  • puts the safety and wellbeing of children at the heart of all they do ;
  • has high expectations of achievement for all pupils and the motivation, organisational & inter-personal skills to inspire this in others;
  • can build on the strengths of our school to ensure continuing improvement and success;
  • can continue to develop our talented team of staff;
  • is committed to working collaboratively with staff, parents/carers, governors, parish and local community;
  • has a proven track record as a school leader.


In return, we are offering an exciting opportunity to lead and work with:

  • a caring and positive environment inspired by our strong Catholic ethos;
  • happy pupils who have a thirst for learning and are a delight to teach;
  • governors who are committed to the school and will support your continuing professional development;
  • a welcoming, friendly, hard-working and talented team of staff whom, at all levels, are dedicated to making a difference to the children in their care.



Further information about our school is available on our school website including our most recent Ofsted and RE inspections.

Visits to the school are being offered on 24th, 27th, 28th, 31st January and 3rd, 4th February 2022. To arrange a visit please contact

Mrs Eileen Sullivan tel. 0121 464 5500 or email


How to apply:

An application pack is available at

The completed application form should be returned to: Mrs Eileen Sullivan, via email at: Or post to: Mrs E. Sullivan at the above address


Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 8th February.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 16th February.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. The successful candidate will be expected to sign the CES contract.


Headteacher Job Description

Primary headteacher person specification

Headteacher application form

Chair of Governors Letter