St Winefride’s Independent School

Salary Scale: Group 1, L6

Due to the retirement of our much loved and long serving Headmistress Sr Mary Felicity, the Trustees are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Head Teacher to build on our success and reputation.

St Winefride’s School was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1868 as a caring and friendly school, situated in the centre of Shrewsbury. It has been rated by the Sunday Times as 30 out of the top 100 Independent Schools in the UK. It has a capacity for 150 pupils from Kindergarten to 11 years.

There is a strong team ethos amongst the staff and support for one another.

The successful applicant will be highly motivated and innovative, accountable for ensuring and maintaining the Catholic identity rooted in our shared Gospel values and the full development of every child. Consequently, we are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic with the necessary experience, expertise and qualification for this role.

Visits to the School are warmly welcomed and may be arranged by contacting Mrs Sharon Brown or Mrs Debbie Walker on 01743 369883

An information pack including an application form may be obtained by contacting Mrs Brown at

Please include your address and telephone number when contacting us as the information pack will be sent out by post only.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 19th March 2020.

The selection process will be held on Thursday 2nd April 2020.