St James’s Catholic Primary School

260 Stanley Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW2 5NP

0208 744 8860


Salary: L20 – L27 £68,820-­‐ £80,272 (For an exceptional candidate, there may be negotiation on this range.)

Contract type: Full time 

Contract term: Permanent 

Start date: 1 September 2020 

NOR: 687 -­‐ Group 4

The Governing Body of St. James’s Catholic Primary School would like to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and experienced leader who is also a practising Catholic. We are looking for a headteacher who will build on the school’s outstanding reputation and guide it successfully into the next chapter of its history.

St. James’s is a caring and friendly Catholic primary school in which each individual grows in the knowledge and love of Christ. In partnership with parents and the whole community, our 

purpose is to provide a vibrant school environment with a rich and creative curriculum where the children experience a high standard of education and both children and staff are given the maximum opportunity to realise their potential.

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • the opportunity to lead an outstanding school with motivated and enthusiastic pupils
  • an inspiring school ethos with strong links to our parish communities
  • a long-­‐standing and committed leadership team
  • a skilled and supportive governing body
  • the support and involvement of dedicated parents

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and advised and can be arranged by contacting Mrs O Mahoney, the School Business Manager at the school, on 020 8744 8860.

Please note only applications received on the CES application form will be considered for shortlisting.

Application closing date: 9 March 2020 – 12.00 noon

Shortlisting meeting: 13 March 2020

Interviews: 26 and 27 March 2020

A CES contract will be issued to the successful candidate. St. James’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.