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Deputy Head Teacher

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/03/2018 12:00
L5 - L9, £43,454 - £47,967
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
St Mary’s RCVA Primary School, Blackhill

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Required for 1st September 2018

Applications are invited from practising and committed Roman Catholic teachers for the post of

Salary: Group 1, LPR 5-9, £43, 454 - £47, 967
N.O.R. 209

The Governing Body are seeking to appoint an inspirational, innovative and dynamic Deputy Headteacher who shares the vision that every child should achieve their full potential and develop a love of learning in a safe, secure environment, to join us on our journey to excellence. As Deputy Headteacher you will receive the support of committed staff, well-disciplined and happy pupils, helpful and friendly parents and an enthusiastic, hard-working Governing Body.

The successful candidate will be:
- A practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education.
- Supportive of the Catholic life of the school by taking the lead role in developing and coordinating Religious Education.
- Able to work collaboratively with the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governors to drive and lead our school into the next stage of its development.
- Able to demonstrate recent experience in leadership and management.
- Able to demonstrate a proven track record for raising children’s attainment and sustaining school improvement.
- An outstanding primary classroom practitioner who is passionate about enabling pupils and staff to shine, develop their potential and celebrate their talents.
- Creative, innovative and forward thinking.

We can offer:
- A caring and safe school with a strong Catholic ethos.
- A dedicated team of experienced, hard-working and friendly staff who are committed to excellence.
- A very supportive Governing Body.
- Enthusiastic and happy children who want to learn.

The overwhelming majority of parents speak very highly of the school. One parent stated, ‘The school is brilliant! I cannot fault it!’ OFSTED March 2015

How to apply:
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and may be arranged by contacting the school on 01207 502657.
To receive an application pack and further details, please contact the school by email at blackhillstmary@durhamlearning.net
Applications should be returned marked FAO Mrs Michelle Harris, Chair of Governors by email to the above or by post to the school address.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Monday 26th March 2018
Shortlisting: 5:00pm on Tuesday 27th March
Lesson observations in candidates’ schools: w/c 16th April 2018 by arrangement
Interviews to be held in school: Wednesday 25th April 2018

The Governing Body and 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. Please note that the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the ‘Disqualification by Association’ declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment cannot be progressed without this declaration.


St Mary’s RCVA Primary School
Pemberton Road,
Co Durham

Telephone: 01207 502657
Email: blackhillstmary@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.blackhill-st-marys-rc.durham.sch.uk

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