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Deputy Headteacher

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/04/2017 12:00
LGPR 1-5 £38,984 - £43,023
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Bede’s RCVA Primary School, Sacriston

Job details 

Closing date:
28 Apr

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Required for September 2017

Salary: Group 1, LPR £38, 984 - £43,023 (L1 – L5)

N.O.R. 97

The Governors of St Bede’s RCVA Primary School wish to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to enhance the leadership and management of our friendly, expanding and successful faith school. We are seeking a practising and committed Catholic who will work in partnership with all in our caring community.

‘A good Deputy Headteacher is someone who is thoughtful, kind and helpful to our school.’ By Patrick, Year 3

We offer you:
• The opportunity to play a pivotal role in a new and vibrant leadership team
• A good school with a very positive ethos, a rich and exciting curriculum and happy children who are well behaved and eager to learn
• An inclusive philosophy which focuses on the growth and potential of every child
• A strong Catholic ethos-the Catholic Life of the school was recently 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

The successful candidate will be:
• A practising Catholic with the commitment to sustain and develop the Catholic identity of this warm and welcoming school
• An inspirational, positive and motivated leader with a clear vision to ensure that every child fulfils their potential
• An outstanding classroom practitioner and exceptional role model; passionate in developing high standards and expectations for all pupils
• Committed to working as part of a team to implement a clear and strategic vision of how to move the school from good to outstanding
• An excellent communicator who is able to work with, support and inspire all in the school, parish and wider community
• Someone who takes a full and active role in all aspects of school life

Visits from interested candidates are encouraged. Please contact Mrs Susan Daynes, in our school office, to arrange an appointment.

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 : Friday 28th April 2017 at 12 noon
Shortlisting Date: Monday 15th May 2017
Interview Date: Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

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.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications 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 can not be progressed without this declaration.


St Bede’s RCVA Primary School
Front Street

Telephone No: 0191 371 0272

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