Required for April 2024

Job Salary: Group 4 L19-25 £73,509-£85,146
Closing Date: 15th December 2023 at 3:00pm
Shortlisting: w/c 18th December 2023
Interviews: Provisionally 11th & 12th January 2024

About the Role

Following the planned retirement of our highly regarded head teacher, the governing body of St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School wish to employ an inspirational, dedicated and ambitious head teacher.

St Oswald’s is a welcoming and caring community where children develop spiritually, morally and academically. Children enjoy coming to school and are proud of their community. They have the support of hard working, caring staff and benefit from excellent links with the parish and the local community.

We are looking for a leader whose drive and mission will maximise the achievements of our children as well as our dedicated staff.

Our new head teacher will be:

  • A committed and practising Catholic with a clear vision of Catholic Education
  • Passionate about education and the difference it makes to children’s lives
  • Committed to promoting the holistic wellbeing of children and their families
  • An outstanding leader with high expectations of pupils, staff and self
  • Ambitious to develop staff as excellent teachers and future leaders
  • Driven and committed to continue to raise standards

About the School

We are a friendly three-form entry primary school with a nursery based in Old Swan Liverpool. We strive to live out our mission statement of:

“Together with Jesus, we will learn and Grow in Faith”.

St Oswald’s is a wonderful, happy place to work. Please feel free to phone to make an appointment to look around and see for yourself.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their application form, with a supporting letter, outlining their suitability to fulfil the requirements of the person specification. Successful candidates will go on to interview.

Our school is committed to safeguarding children and promoting children’s welfare. This post is subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred list check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and candidates invited to interview must disclose any relevant criminal history, unless it is regarded as ‘spent’ and are protected.

Download: Headteacher – Advert [PDF]
Download: Chair of Governors Letter [PDF]
Download: School Council Letter [PDF]

Download: Headteacher – Application Form [DOCX]
Download: Consent to Obtain References Form [DOCX]
Download: Headteacher – Recruitment Monitoring Form [DOCX]
Download: Headteacher – Job Description [PDF]
Download: Headteacher – Person Specification [PDF]
Download: Application Forms – Notes to Applicants [PDF]
Download: Disqualification Policy [PDF]

If you have any additional queries, please contact Ian Strom, School Business Manager 0151 228 8436 or istrom@st-oswalds.liverpool.sch.uk

Contact Details

St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School
Montague Road
L13 5TE

Telephone: 0151 259 4580
Email: istrom@st-oswalds.liverpool.sch.uk