Permanent – Full Time
Required for September 2022
L21 – L27 (£69,031 – £79,958)
Number on Roll – Infants: 237 (including 57 in nursery) (3–7)
Number on Roll – Juniors: 245 (7– 11)
BCCET CEO: Mr T.B. Tapping
Applications are invited from practising and committed Catholics for the post of Executive Headteacher for St Aloysius’ Catholic Infant School and St Aloysius’ Catholic Junior School, both schools are part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust.
St Aloysius’ was named as Primary School of the Year at the 2021 Times Educational Supplement (TES) Awards with judges commenting on the “joyful warmth” and high standards. The award celebrates the success of the school where the needs of the children are central to the philosophy under which every child is encouraged to develop a sense of personal value and achievement.
The successful candidate will have the ambition, drive and expertise to ensure that St Aloysius’ Catholic Infant School and St Aloysius’ Catholic Junior School continue to thrive as an outstanding school and can be assured of excellent support from the Schools, Trust central team, the Diocese and partner schools.
Both schools are part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust which is one of four Trusts in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. Currently there are twenty six schools with a plan for this to increase to thirty four by July 2022. The details of each of the schools currently within the Trust can be found on our website www.bccet.org.uk
To have a confidential discussion about the post with Mr Brendan Tapping, Chief Executive Officer for Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust please email Deb Mollon, Executive Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org
Application packs can be downloaded from the Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust website http://bccet.org.uk/vacancies/ Only the CES forms included in the application pack should be used to apply for this post. Please do not download forms directly from the CES website.
Completed application forms should be submitted by email to email@example.com by 9am on Monday 14 March 2022.
Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required to add a written signature to their application when circumstances allow.
The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks.
Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
A note regarding COVID 19
The interview process is likely to take place in a Trust Academy, subject to any COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time.
The closing date for all applications is 9am on the 14 March 2022
Shortlisting will take place on the 17 March 2022
Interviews to be held on 29 March 2022