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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans, bright future

Head of School

Carmel Education Trust - St Gregory's Catholic Academy, Stockton-on-Tees
£54,250 - £59,857 per annum
Closing Date:
Benefits & Grade:
L14 - L18
Carmel Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Interview Date:
Interview 17 & 18 April 2018
Job Description:
The Directors of Carmel Education Trust would like to invite applications from Deputy Headteachers and existing Headteachers to the role of Head of School at St Gregory's Catholic Academy, Stockton. This is an exciting time to join Carmel Education Trust and an opportunity to contribute to our Leadership Team as we review and restructure leadership and governance across the Trust.

We seek colleagues who are looking for a long-term opportunity and can bring stability and direction to the schools. We promote high standards in terms of teaching and learning, behaviour and achievement. We educate our children in the spirit of the Gospel values and the traditions of the Catholic Church, nurturing the talents, virtues and potential of each individual - both pupils and staff.

We can offer:
- The opportunity to lead a school with enthusiastic, confident and happy children
- Dedicated staff who are keen to build on our high standards
- Excellent collaboration between the existing 7 schools within the expanding Multi Academy Trust.
- Opportunities to participate in ITT, School to School support and Maths Hub
- Opportunities to share talents within a supportive and trusting network of leaders.

We are looking for leaders who:
- Are practising Catholics and have a clear understanding of education and leadership in a Catholic school
- Have a proven track record as an outstanding practitioner with excellent communication skills
- Will inspire, challenge and encourage staff
-Will enable every child to reach their highest potential
- Will nurture a strong, caring ethos and community spirit within our Academies
- Has the ability and ambition to continue to raise standards
- Will maintain and develop our school's partnership with parents, within the Parish, the Trust, the Diocese and other

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and positively encouraged. For further information and application forms please see our website: or contact the CEO Maura Regan or Deputy CEO Mike Shorten on (01325) 523414. Application forms should be returned by 9.00am on the closing date to Maura Regan, Chief Executive Officer, Carmel Education Trust, The Headlands, Darlington, DL3 8RW.