Head Teacher - St Gabriel's Catholic Voluntary Primary Academy

Required for January 2018

St Gabriel's, Part of St Oswald's Multi Academy Trust is a popular, highly valued Catholic School supported by the community with close links to local parishes.  Judged as good in the most recent Ofsted, Directors are seeking to appoint a practicing Catholic and an inspirational leader who will lead the academy in its continuing journey to outstanding.


The directors are looking for:

* A person with vision, drive and ambition, who is passionate about the success of all our children

*A practicing Catholic and servant leader with a clear understanding of Catholic Education

* A person with successful experience of senior leadership and the school improvement agenda

* A willing team player in the school and with wider partners

*A person who will play a full and active part in the parish and local community

* Someone who will work closely with our other academies to ensure standards across all academies rise to those of the best


We will offer you:

*An Academy with a large heart and a great sense of community spirit.

*A community rooted in its Catholic values which is fully supportive of the school’s further success

*A friendly and encouraging environment, where children are valued and nurtured to help them grow into responsible citizens of the future.

*The opportunity to lead an individual academy within a Catholic Multi Academy Trust with supportive directors and a committed local management board

*A commitment to your ongoing personal development


Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact the school business manager:

Mrs S Jones on 01642 315538

Please send completed application forms to sljones@st-gabriels.rac.sch.uk 


The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. 


Closing date: 12 Noon, Friday 15th September 2017

Shortlisting: Tuesday 19th September 2017

Interviews: Week of 25th September, 2017