Deputy Head Teacher - Our Lady Queen of Peace Primary School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/05/2021 12:00
L10-L14 - £52,723 - £58,135
Hours per week:
10 Sessions
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Our Lady Queen of Peace Primary School
Number of posts:
Closing date:
10 May
Further Information

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle
in partnership with Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust
wish to appoint a
L10 – L14 - (£52,723.00 - £58,135.00)
Full time, permanent post
School Name and Address:
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Primary School,
Station Road, Penshaw, Houghton le Spring, DH4 7JZ
Head Teacher: Mrs E Maher
Tel: (0191) 385 4545
Website: olqoprcprimary.org.uk
E-mail: admin@olqoprcprimary.org.uk
Group 3, number on Roll: 348
Required for September 2021
Our Lady Queen of Peace is a warm, welcoming, vibrant and prayerful school where everyone shares the head teacher’s clear vision. Diocesan Inspection Report – June 2019
Our Lady Queen of Peace is an outstanding primary school serving the thriving Parish of St John XXIII, Washington and Penshaw. Our happy pupils are excited to learn and to contribute to the school community. They aspire highly and are guided by nurturing, talented staff and dedicated governors who seek excellence in and for all.
Due to the promotion of our highly respected Deputy Head Teacher, the governors seek to appoint an inspirational member of the leadership team to be part of the continued development of our vibrant school.
Applications are invited from outstanding classroom practitioners who are practising Catholic with a strong faith, committed to creating a stimulating and challenging learning culture and able to lead colleagues through a shared school vision towards the development of an exemplary school community.
On acceptance, you will become part of a caring and safe school with a strong Catholic ethos, excellent links to the local worshipping community, and a very supportive Governing board. You will be part of our dedicated team of experienced, hardworking and friendly staff who are committed to excellence. Our children are enthusiastic, happy and enjoy learning. Dedicated leadership time and future career development is supported.

Enquiries are welcome but please note that restrictions on visiting our school are still in force due to COVID-19.
For more information about the school and to download an application pack please visit our school website: www.olqoprcprimary.org.uk, alternatively you can request an application pack via e-mail at applications@olqoprcprimary.org.uk
All applications must be made on the most recent CES application form and should be returned to applications@olqoprcprimary.org.uk or to the head teacher by post to the school address. Applications returned via e-mail will be accepted but will require a real signature on the day of interview.
Closing Date: Midday, Monday 10th May 2021
Shortlisting: Wednesday 12th May 2021
Classroom observations: Thursday 13th and Friday 14th May 2021
Interviews: Friday 21st May 2021
This post is not open to job share.
Only applications received on the CES application form included in the application pack will be considered for shortlisting.
The board and the Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we wish to ensure you are aware of the purpose for which we are requesting your consent to collect and process the data we have asked you to provide on this application form. For further information on the data we collect and the reasons for this please refer to the ‘Notes for Applicants’ document.

Equality Monitoring
Applicants are not required to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, however, if they do, they will be helping the school to fulfil its obligations under the Equality Act 2010.
The Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form will be used purely for monitoring and statistical purposes and will not form part of the application or the recruitment process. The persons involved in the recruitment process will not have sight of the completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.