Welcome to St.Helens Council's School Vacancies. Please follow the instructions on each individual form to complete your application. You will be notified should your application proceed to interview.
St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic High School is an 11 - 16 schol comprising of some 600 students and 70 staff. It lies in the heart of the community it serves and welcomes students of all faiths, teaching them gospel values and nurturing them to become confident young adults.
The February 2018 OFSTED inspection accurately graded the school '4' in all areas. However, the recent HMI monitoring visit stated:
'Leaders have taken significant strides towards overcoming some of the very significant challenges identified in the last inspection' and
'Pupils' behaviour has improved significantly in lessons'.
The school has a newely constituted Governing Body, who toghether with a restructured middle and senior leadership team, have introduced a broad and balanced curriculum for all groups of students, and implemented improved behaviour systems thoughout the school, all of which were acknowledged by HMI as being crucial to the school's recent improvement.
Governors are now seeking a Headteacher who:
Is a practising Catholic
Lives the gospel values
Is a strategic thinker
Recognises and understands the challenges of serving an area of diverse need
Drives the improvement agenda further with pace,vigour and challenge
Challenges students and staff to achieve beyond their expectations
Understands the role of Governors in challenging and supporting the school
Understands the importance of communicating the 'change agenda' to ALL members of the school community
Has humour,compassion, determination and drive
The post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful candidate will be required to sign a CES contract
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit please contact:
the school office on 07144 678112.
Application forms and further details are available from www.sthelens.gov.uk or alternatively by contacting Human Resources via the details below. Please download the application form attached below to apply for this post.
Please do not apply for this post via the online portal.
Please return completed application forms to the HR Section, at the address listed below.
Closing date 21 March 2019 NOON
Interviews : 28 and 29 March 2019
Complete the Catholic Education Service application form, using this link.
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