Holy Rood Catholic Primary School


We currently have the following vacancies:



Required for September 2018

Number on roll: 427

Salary range: L grade £9.90 to £11.49 per hour

Part time – 8.00am to 1.30pm daily, term time only


Holy Rood Catholic Primary School is currently on an exciting journey as we continue to expand from an infant school into a full primary. As we enter the final year of growth in September 2018, the Governors and Head Teacher are seeking to appoint an experienced and efficient Admin Officer who can join our dedicated and enthusiastic team of fabulous children and superb staff.


The successful candidate will:

  • support the ethos and values of a Catholic school
  • provide a welcoming, effective service to families, visitors to the school, staff and children
  • possess effective communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills
  • have a good general level of education, including Maths and English GCSE grade C or above, or further relevant experience in the absence of formal qualifications
  • recognise the place of confidentiality in the school environment
  • have a willingness to learn
  • have experience of administration work in a busy office or school environment
  • be flexible, able to multi-task and manage your time well
  • be calm, courteous and able to work under pressure

We can offer you:

  • A welcoming and diverse community with exciting and unique opportunities to develop the job role as the school expands into a full primary next year
  • The opportunity to work with an incredibly supportive, talented and committed team
  • A kind and nurturing environment in which all individuals are valued through our caring, Catholic ethos
  • Excellent facilities and resources as part of a newly expanding primary school
  • High quality CPD to develop your career
  • A lively, friendly and professional team of colleagues, dedicated to achieving the school aims
  • A committed and supportive Governing Body


Visits to the school to meet our children and staff are warmly welcomed. If you wish to arrange a visit, have any further enquiries about the role or would like to request an application pack then please contact Rebecca Deighton, our School Business Manager, using the contact details below:

Telephone: 01793 523802


Holy Rood Catholic Primary School is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.


Closing date for applications: 28th June 2018 at 10.00am


Foundation Governor


We currently have a vacancy for a Foundation Governor.  Application forms are available from the school office.


Purpose of the job
• Act as the Bishop’s representative in all matters related to Catholic education and in accordance with his directives
• Ensure the Catholic identity of the school is maintained and developed
• Act as a member of a corporate body in supporting the overall provision and quality of Catholic education provided by the school/college
• Act as an objective person in evaluating the overall educational provision provided by the school
• Establish a clear vision for the school based on the Catholic teachings of the Church
• Ensure provision for the spiritual development of all pupils and opportunities for those of the Catholic faith to actively engage with the faith
• Contribute to the development, implementation, review and evaluation of a school’s strategic plan
• Monitor and evaluate the work of the school by providing support and challenge to all members of the senior leadership and management team
• For the appointment of staff when needed, ensuring that all recruitment processes and procedures are in line with employment law and equalities legislation
• For the strategic management of the school’s budget
• For securing high levels of pupil attendance and good standards of pupil behavior and outcomes
• Ensuring that all pupils have access to a broad and balanced curriculum which is suitable to age, aptitude and ability, and prepares them for adult life
• Ensuring the health and safety of pupils and staff
Expectations of role
• Attend training and development opportunities in order to ensure you are equipped to fulfil the role as a foundation governor
• Attend meetings promptly, regularly and well prepared
• Work as a corporate body, respect all governing body decisions and support them in public
• Speak, act and vote in accordance with the Bishop’s directives and in the interests of the school
• Act in accordance with all governor polices and the legal requirements of governors
• Respect confidentiality at all times
• Listen to and respect the views of others
• Contribute to all aspects of a governors role and take a fair share of the workload
• Report any evidence of fraud, corruption or misconduct to an appropriate person or authority
• Undertake a visit to the school outside of meetings at least once a year