Our Lady's Bishop Eton Primary School
Closing on September 11, 2024
Our Lady's Bishop Eton Primary School

Our Lady’s Bishop Eton Primary School

Green Lane, Liverpool, L18 2EP

Tel: 0151 722 2982

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Location: Mossley Hill, South Liverpool

School Type: Two-Form Entry Catholic Primary School

Salary Range: Point 18 to 24

Start Date: January 2025

Are you a passionate, visionary leader ready to guide a thriving Catholic primary school to new heights?

Our Governors are seeking an inspirational Headteacher who is a practising Catholic with a strong commitment to faith-based education. If you are currently a Head or Deputy Head with a proven track record of excellence, we invite you to lead our high-achieving school into the future.

About Our School:

Based in the heart of Mossley Hill, our two-form entry school serves children aged 4-11. We are proud to be an oversubscribed school with a reputation for delivering high-quality education, recognized for our well-maintained and well-equipped facilities. We have a strong partnership with the Redemptorist community at Bishop Eton Monastery and are deeply connected to the parish of Our Lady of the Annunciation Bishop Eton. Our school community is known for its happy, friendly, and welcoming atmosphere, with enthusiastic children and supportive parents who uphold high standards.

We are looking for

  • A practicing Catholic leader who embodies Catholic Values: Can deliver a vision of Catholic education steeped in Gospel values and the inherent dignity of each individual, fostering faith growth in our pupils.
  • Engages with the Community: Actively engages with the Catholic community, the parish, and the Archdiocese.
  • Innovates in Education: Develops and sustains outstanding teaching and learning, embracing new developments and changes in the educational landscape.
  • Strategic Visionary: Plans strategically and creates a long-term vision for our school based on its strengths.
  • Inclusive Educator: Is passionate about making a positive difference in our pupils' lives within an inclusive environment, helping them grow as individuals.
  • Ambitious for Excellence: Is ambitious for all our pupils and staff, sharing the aspirations of our parents.
  • Curriculum Enthusiast: Is keen to offer a broad and rich curriculum to all our pupils.
  • Resilient Leader: Is resilient, adaptable, and able to manage complexity and challenges effectively.
  • Financial Steward: Engages positively with budgeting and financial management.
  • Safeguarding Expert: Is experienced in and committed to safeguarding.
  • Staff Developer: Is committed to leading and developing our experienced and dedicated staff.

What We Offer:

  • Welcoming Community: Enthusiastic, happy, and well-behaved children.
  • Dedicated Team: A team of experienced, dedicated, and hardworking staff who support each other and are committed to their development.
  • Supportive Governors: A Governing Body with a deep understanding of the Headteacher role, offering support and challenge.
  • Engaged Parents: Parents who value their children's education and are supportive of the school.
  • Faith-Based Learning Environment: A vibrant and encouraging environment for learning underpinned by a strong Catholic ethos.
  • Professional Network: A strong partnership with local schools and the wider community of local and Archdiocesan Heads.
  • Professional Growth: Commitment to support your induction into this role and your continuous professional development.
  • Leadership Opportunity: The chance to lead our school community through both opportunities and challenges, making a lasting impact on our pupils and their future.

Application Process:

Applications will only be accepted on the CESEW form, which should be returned to the school by

3:00 pm on 11th September 2024.

Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday 18th September 2024, and interviews will be held on

Thursday 26th September and Friday 27th September 2024.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment to keeping children safe.

Any offers of employment will be subject to statutory pre-employment checks including satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS and Barred List checks.

School also reserves the right to conduct online searches on shortlisted candidates.

This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended in 2013 & 2020) and shortlisted candidates will be required to disclose any relevant criminal history prior to interview.

The MOJ’s guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-filtering-guidance 

Applicants from overseas outside the EEA should obtain an overseas criminal check before applying for the role as the post is in an education sector.

A minimum of two references will be required, one of which must be your most recent/current employer. References will be checked prior to the interview process.

Visit Us: We warmly encourage potential applicants to visit our school. Please contact our Business Manager, Mrs. Maria Murray, businessmanager@ourladysbishopeton.com to arrange a suitable time.


Apply Today: Download the Application Pack from our school website: ourladysbishopeton.com

Join us and lead our school community with faith, passion, and vision into a bright future!