The Governors of this successful Catholic Comprehensive school are seeking to appoint a practising and committed Catholic Headteacher who has the vision, motivation and experience to realise the huge potential of our school. We are looking for an inspirational leader with successful educational leadership experience and high aspirations for our pupils, staff and parents, who will continue to maintain the compassionate Catholic ethos and character of our popular school. The Governors are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic, with wide ranging school
leadership experience and excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative leader, fully committed to the academic success, care and welfare of all our pupils and staff. It is essential that the successful candidate is able to articulate a Catholic vision of teaching and learning that meets the needs of our diverse cohort. The Governors are looking for a candidate that can demonstrate a relentless drive to pursue and achieve the highest standards and a desire to develop and extend the already strong links with parents, governors, and parish community. The ideal candidate models Catholic gospel values in their relationships and work with children and adults alike.

The Governors are committed to appoint a Headteacher who can demonstrate experience and evidence of success in the following areas:
▪ Experience of raising attainments and ensuring the very best progress for students;
▪ A clear vision for educational excellence and a passion for improving pupil’s achievements;
▪ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in a range of environments;
▪ Thrive within a positive atmosphere of high quality support and challenge;
▪ Have the ability to build on existing strengths of the school and to inspire, motivate and empower teams and individuals to achieve;
▪ Be a dynamic and innovative leader with a forward thinking and committed approach;
▪ A drive to maintain the rich and broad curriculum opportunities, whilst embracing the principles of the Curriculum for Wales;
▪ Set high standards and expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour;
▪ Take pride in academic excellence, whilst maintaining a commitment to an enriched curriculum;
▪ Able to inspire, motivate and enthuse a diverse team of staff;
▪ Be an existing and successful Headteacher, experienced Deputy Headteacher or have NPQH qualification

In return we can offer:
▪ A committed Governing Body.
▪ A committed staff group of both teaching and support staff.
▪ Well-motivated and enthusiastic pupils.
▪ A caring ethos where every person is valued.
▪ A warm, welcoming, and friendly environment.
St. John Lloyd Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Midday 18th July 2024
Shortlisting: 6th September 2024
Interview Date: Tbc
Further details are available on the school website
The successful applicant will be appointed by the Governing Body to the Catholic Education Service contract.
Should you require any further information, please contact the Clerk to the Governors,
Mrs J. Malpas on 01554 772589 (
St John Lloyd Catholic Comprehensive School is an equal opportunities employer within the
terms of the Diocese of Menevia’s Statement on Equal Opportunities.