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  • Job Reference: 1386
  • Job type: Headship, Deputy or Assistant Head
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Work pattern: Full-time
  • Salary: Group 2 Leadership Pay Range £61,882 to £68,400 per annum
  • Date posted: Friday 12 January 2024
  • Closing date for applications: Monday 19 February 2024
  • Employer: The Mater-Christi Trust

The directors of the Mater Christi Trust and governors of St Gregory’s Catholic Primary School in Workington are looking to appoint an inspirational committed Headteacher who shares our Catholic vision and has the passion and ambition to move

St Gregory’s forward. This is a school with a strong Catholic Ethos with experienced and dedicated staff and a very supportive Governing Body which is shared with Our Lady and St Patrick’s in Maryport.


Required start: September 2024 or sooner

 School website:  www.stgregorys.cumbria.sch.uk

St Gregory’s is a family focused school with good parental support. We are looking for a wonderful Headteacher who can love and challenge the St Gregory’s community to improve further and:

  • Is a practising Catholic
  • Has the ability to lead and motivate and inspire staff and pupils to achieve
  • Is a creative and strategic thinker with energy and resilience
  • Is an exceptional teacher
  • Has the ability to communicate well with good organisational and personal skills
  • Will ensure our children are known and loved.

Visits to school are very welcome. Our CEO and Chair of Governors will make themselves available for calls or visits. To book one of these sessions please contact Angela.Willams@mater-christi.com

An application pack and further details about the post are available from: www.mater-christi.com/vacancies/

Completed applications should be returned to: Angela.Williams@mater-christi.com

Closing Date: Monday 19th February 2024
Shortlisting: Tuesday 20th February 2024
Interviews: Thursday 22nd February 2024

St Gregory’s Catholic Primary School is part of the Mater-Christi Trust in the Diocese of Lancaster. The Trust actively promotes diversity, unity and community cohesion and that it supports pupils to become successful, compassionate citizens.

The Mater Christi Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Mater Christi Trust will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check,  two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening, carry out online searches for shortlisted candidates, and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006



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St Gregorys Catholic Primary School
Furness Road
CA14 3PD