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Assistant Principal
Hours: Deadline: Tue 22nd Sep 2020 CONTACT

Assistant Principal

Salary in the Range: L11 £52,643 to L15 £57,986 (pay award pending)

Required for January 2021

The Governors of St Benedict’s Catholic College are seeking to appoint an exceptional, inspirational and innovative Assistant Principal.

The specific responsibilities of our Assistant Principals can be found in the job descriptions contained within the recruitment pack. We are currently appointing to our AP – Student Support role. To maintain the effective running of the college and to allow for professional development, these roles may be reassigned annually.

Ofsted inspected the college in November 2013 judging it to be good in all areas with some outstanding features. The section 48 inspection in April 2015 judged the college to be good overall, and outstanding in 2 categories. Short inspection in February 2018 confirmed the college remained good.

The post offers an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious leader with a commitment to raising standards to support the Principal moving the College forward to OUTSTANDING status.

The successful candidate must have a proven track record as an outstanding teacher and of raising standards. Ideally the successful candidate will be a practising Catholic.

We can offer you:

● a warm and welcoming college with excellent links to parish communities
● enthusiastic and well-behaved students who are eager to learn
● supportive, hardworking staff, governors and parents
● opportunities to further your professional development


The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all young people and expects all staff to share that commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check. Applications will only be accepted on the college application form.
Closing date: Tuesday 22nd September 2020 at midday and interviews will be held on Friday 9th October 2020.

Informal visits prior to application can be arranged by contacting Mrs Diane Hilliard, PA to the Principal: e-mail d.hilliard@stbenedicts.essex.sch.uk; telephone 01206 516842

For further details about the college and for a recruitment pack and application form, please go to our website www.stbenedicts.essex.sch.uk. Applications should be addressed to Mrs Jo Santinelli and sent to Mrs Angela Jones, HR Administrator via email to a.jones@stbenedicts.essex.sch.uk

Application Pack