• Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £58,135 - £69,031 per annum
  • Location: St Marks RC, Fir Avenue, Liverpool, L26 0XR
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 28/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Reference: SVP 0070

St. Mark’s Catholic Primary School

Fir Avenue, Halewood,

Merseyside, L26 0XR


Mr. R. Coakley

Tel:  0151 288 8910                                                                                                            Website: www.stmarkshalewood.org.uk




Required September 2022

Group 2 School Leadership Range ISR L14 – L21 £58,135 - £69,031

The pupils, staff and Governors of St. Mark’s Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational, creative and highly motivated Catholic Headteacher to lead our school and move it to the next stage of its aspirational journey.

We wish to appoint :

  • a practising Catholic who will celebrate, support and develop our school’s ethos.
  • someone who has the ability to put the needs of the children first, ensuring that they continue to be excited about all aspects of their learning journey whilst developing their individual talents to the full.
  • a headteacher with a clear vision for taking our school forward from strength to strength.
  • a leader who will challenge and empower staff to be the best they can be whilst being committed to their own professional development.
  • someone with a strong, proven track record of raising standards across the key stages.
  • a person with excellent interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, a good listener and very approachable.
  • an excellent communicator and commits to working closely in partnership with parents, Governors, the Parish, the Archdiocese, the Local Authority and the wider community.

We offer the successful candidate :

  • happy, enthusiastic children who are eager to learn and a pleasure to teach.
  • a friendly, dedicated and  hard-working team.
  • a caring, supportive and understanding governing body.
  • a commitment to your wellbeing and professional development.

We strongly encourage applicants to visit the school. Please contact our Business Manager, Gill Holt on 0151 288 8910 to arrange a visit with our Deputy Headteacher, Lisa Ferguson.


How to apply

The CES application form and information pack can be downloaded online from our school website www.stmarkshalewood.org.uk and returned to Elizabeth Connolly, Clerk to Governors via email to Elizabeth.connolly@stmarkshalewood.org.uk


Closing date : Friday 28th January 2022 12:00 noon.

Shortlisting : Thursday 3rd February 2022

Interviews : Wednesday 16th February & Thursday 17th February 2022


St. Mark’s Catholic Primary School is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


This vacancy is now closed