Vacancy Summary

September 2021
Number on Roll 320 L16—L22

Protect with love all of God’s gifts

Vacancy Information

We are a school with a proud past, living in a successful and vibrant present, looking forward to the future with confidence and excitement.

Following the retirement of our valued headteacher, the Trust Board and Academy Council are looking to appoint someone with a strong personal Catholic faith, who will lead the school with a passion for enabling everyone to flourish as a child of God.

The school has consistently been judged by Ofsted to be Good. As the new Headteacher, you will be someone who is energised by the school’s complex and challenging context.

You will have the proven experience, skills and expertise to provide a rich and engaging curriculum to improve achievement and progress across all areas, leading the school to be judged Outstanding.

St Joseph’s joined the Blessed Christopher Wharton Catholic Academy Trust in November 2020. The school plays an active role in two highly effective and supportive partnerships, the Catholic Schools’ Partnership and the local MyBD5 Partnership.

If you visit the school, you will want to apply!

Arrange a Covid-19 secure visit by contacting the school office on 01274 727970 or by emailing

Recruitment Packs are available from

Closing Date: 12 Noon Friday 29th January 2021
Interview Dates: Wednesday 3rd February and Thursday 4th February 2021

Bradford offers access to stunning countryside, a rich cultural life and extremely attractive house prices!

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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