St John Plessington Catholic College


Salary: £Competitive to attract the right applicant + Relocation support

School: St John Plessington Catholic College

Location: Bebington, Wirral

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Term: Permanent

Start Date: Negotiable

Closing Date: Wednesday 21st June at 12.00pm. Interview dates to be confirmed.

‘We believe that a child’s start in life need not determine their future.’

St John Plessington Catholic College is a large 11-18 non-selective Catholic voluntary academy located in Bebington on the breath-taking Wirral, a short distance from Liverpool city centre.

St John Plessington is a high performing comprehensive school with a track record of innovation and exciting practice. The school has been at the centre of system leadership for many years and continues to thrive with its designation as a Teaching School Hub.

The College is part of Holy Family Catholic Multi Academy Trust, comprising, currently of five schools and also includes, Wirral and Cheshire Maths Hub, one of only eight Creativity Collaboratives across the country and of course, ‘Inspire Learning Teaching School Hub’.

Having recently had our positive Ofsted inspection, now is an exciting time for an innovative, passionate and authentic leader to drive this incredible school forward.

We are looking for a dynamic leader with a passion for learning who understands the importance of research in their work. They would need to be a committed and energised Catholic, ready to share their faith with the school and wider community. The new Headteacher will be someone who recognises and shares the highest of standards in all they deliver and do so with a strong sense of social justice. For the right person, this is a great personal and professional opportunity.

We will provide a community who are passionate about the power of education. We offer access to cutting edge practice, research and opportunities for you to grow and develop with us. We are committed to the highest of standards academically across our schools but know outcomes mean more than data. Opportunities to support you, our staff and our young people to ‘thrive’ will be part of our work together.

A requirement of the post is that applicants must be a practising Catholic.