Deputy Headteacher

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 06/03/2019 12:00
£47,501- £52,414
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Our Lady of the Rosary RCVA Primary School
Closing date:
6 Mar
Further Information

Required for September 2019
Deputy Headteacher

Salary Group 2 LPR 8-12 (£47,501 - £52,414)

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The governors of Our Lady of the Rosary RCVA Primary School wish to appoint a highly motivated and dedicated Deputy Headteacher who is a practising and committed Catholic to work alongside the Headteacher in continuing to further improve the education we provide for our children. Our Lady of the Rosary is a very warm and caring school with an outstanding Catholic ethos, strong family links and a very hard-working staff. We are currently in the process of converting to Academy status and becoming part of Northern Saints Catholic Education Trust.

“The school mission statement, ‘Christ at the centre. Children at the heart’, is a clear and inspiring expression of the educational mission of the church. It is understood, lived out by all and at the heart of all the school offers.” (Section 48 Inspection 2018)

“Staff are fully committed to pupils’ well-being and learning” (OFSTED 2019)

“Pupils are keen learners and apply themselves well to their tasks. Their positive attitudes to learning contribute to the progress they make.” OFSTED 2019

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who:
• Can provide leadership of a high quality in the academic, pastoral and management fields and be able to show evidence of the successful implementation of change;
• Is a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education;
• Is an outstanding class teacher;
• Will promote the highest aspirations and expectations of learning and behaviour;
• Is committed to inclusive education;
• Has highly effective communication and inter personal skills and the ability to enthuse, guide and empower staff, governors and pupils;
• Will take a full and active role in all aspects of school life through working alongside our families and local community.

We can offer you:

• A strong Catholic ethos - the Catholic Life of the school was judged to be outstanding;
• A talented, nurturing and hard-working staff team;
• Strong Community & Parish links and a supportive cluster of schools;
• A supportive and committed Governing Body;
• A commitment to supporting your continued professional development;
• An inclusive philosophy which focuses on the growth and potential of every child.

We would warmly welcome visits from interested candidates. Please contact the school office, to arrange an appointment for either Wednesday 27th or Thursday 28th February 2019.

Application forms and an information pack are available from and returnable to The Corporate Director of Children and Young People’s Services, c/o EDUCATION Durham - School and Governor Support Service, Children and Young People’s Services, County Hall, Durham. DH1 5UJ, email SGSS.Administration@durham.gov.uk

Closing Date for receipt of applications Wednesday 6th March 2019 at 12 noon
Shortlisting will be on Monday 11th March 2019
Interviews Tuesday 19th March 2019

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

The Governing Body and the Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and the Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard them. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced check for Regulated Activity from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Our Lady of the Rosary RCVA Primary School

Tel: 0191 5862264
Email: olotr@durhamlearning.net Website: http://www.ourladyrosary.durham.sch.uk/

Please note
This job is closed for applications.