CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF SOUTHWARK
St Joseph's Convent Preparatory School
46 Old Road East, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1NR
Required for SEPTEMBER 2017
The Governors are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic to be an inspirational and dynamic Headteacher who will lead and develop our thriving school.
St Joseph's is an Independent Catholic Preparatory school for boys and girls aged 3-11 years. Our mission is to
foster mutual respect and to help each child grow into a caring individual in our warm and welcoming community.
Our recent Ofsted inspection acknowledges all of our improvements and developments.
At St Joseph's you will find:
A strong Catholic ethos
An enriched curriculum that supports the children's individual progress
Keen, confident and enthusiastic children from a diverse range of backgrounds, who are motivated to learn
Children whose academic achievements are excellent
An atmosphere where strong personal development is positively encouraged
Staff who are open-minded, flexible, motivated and responsive to change.
A hardworking, supportive and dedicated staff, leadership team and governing body.
The successful candidate will:
Have a clear vision and understanding of Catholic education
Be committed to the character development and success of every child.
Be a leader with proven interpersonal skills.
Continue to promote effective relationships with parents, parish and the wider community
Provide confident and inspirational leadership for the pupils, staff and the wider community
Have experience of Headship, Deputy Headship or Senior Management within a Catholic school
Have strong leadership and management skills with clear vision and the ability to work strategically
Be committed to school improvement and have a proven record of success in raising standards for all students.
Have the ability to further the school's considerable achievements and reputation.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit.
For further details and an application pack, please contact the school by email by clicking the red apply button below to reveal contact details
Closing date: 4.00 pm, Wednesday 22nd February
Interviews will be scheduled for week commencing 27th February.
St Joseph's Preparatory School is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.
An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate.
Competitive salary dependent on experience.