Headteacher Vacancy – St. Gregory’s Catholic Primary School, Workington

The Directors of the Mater Christi Trust and governors of St Gregory’s are looking to appoint an
experienced and ambitious Head Teacher for our vibrant Catholic Primary School in Workington.

NOR 180 (27 nursery)
Headteacher Salary Group 2: L13 – L17
Required for 1st September 2023

We are looking for an exceptional leader who has the talents and skills to empower everyone in our
school community to realise their dignity and potential as Children of God. In particular we are
looking for someone who is:

 A practising Catholic, committed to Catholic education
 Able to lead, motivate and inspire staff and pupils to achieve
 A creative and strategic thinker with energy and resilience
 An exceptional classroom teacher
 Able to communicate well, with good organisational and personal skills

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wishes to lead a family focussed primary school with
committed experienced staff and good parental support. St Gregory’s is a member of the Mater
Christi Trust and shares a governing body with Our Lady and St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School in

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 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.

To request a candidate pack containing more information about this role and the required
application form, please contact Mater Christ Trust HR Admin [email protected]
Visits to school are welcome, please contact St Gregory’s school on 01900 606050 to arrange to
meet the Chair of Governors.

Return completed applications to [email protected]
Closing date Friday 3rd March 2023 @ 12 noon
Shortlisting Tuesday 7th March 2023
Interviews Thursday 16th March 2023