Oldfield Lane, Bath, Avon, BA2 3NR

01225 303990


Hours:  Part time post of 2 days & 1 half day (0.5 fte)

Contract Type: 2 days & 1 half day Fixed Term Contract from 01/09/2021 - 31/08/2022

School: St John’s RC Primary School

Salary Details: L17- L24 (£62,570 - £73,559)

Closing Date: 18th April 2021

Interviews: 26th &27th April 2021

An exciting vacancy has arisen as Co-Headteacher, job sharing with the current Head. The post is required to be filled from September 2021. The contract is split as detailed above to allow the co-Headship to be set up and embedded.

We are seeking an inspirational, passionate and highly skilled leader who:

  • Is a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic education:
  • Has vision to embrace a rich curriculum and innovative approaches to learning to raise standards, particularly in overcoming the challenges that Covid 19 has brought to education
  • Is an exceptional practitioner with the ability to get the very best out of a highly committed and able staff team
  • Possesses a proven track record of putting the needs of the children and their learning first
  • Is committed to the ethos of the school
  • Is committed to the initiative of joint co-working with their job-share partner

Within this role, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of the school, setting the day-to-day planning and longer strategy whilst working in partnership with the Co-Head, staff and a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including counterparts in other professional and support services.

We are able to offer you:

  • A strong and loving school community, underpinned and informed by an outstanding Catholic ethos, in which all are valued and welcomed:
  • Pupils who are keen, willing to please and enjoy learning
  • A fantastic school building, which is exceptionally well resourced
  • A motivated, talented and caring team
  • A committed governing body

Job Description Co Head Teacher
Person Specification Co Head Teacher
Notes to Applicants
Recruitment Monitoring Form
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - Disclosure Form
Consent to Obtain References Form
Leadership Application Form - St John's Catholic Primary School


Safeguarding Statement:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Certificate