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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 06/03/2018 17:00
Leadership scale L6 - 10, £44,544 - £49,199 per annum
Hours per week:
Full time
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School, Heaton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5HN
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
6 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is a Voluntary Aided School; the employer will be the Governing body of the School.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle in partnership with Newcastle City Council

St. Teresa’s Catholic Primary School
Heaton Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Group 2 NOR 221

Required September 2018

St Teresa’s is a Christ centred school. We aim to nurture and develop each individual child in order that they can become the best human being they can possibly be.

The Governing Body of St. Teresa's is looking to appoint an inspiring and energetic Deputy Headteacher who is a practising Catholic to work in partnership with the Headteacher to nurture and develop our pupils and staff, building on the outstanding reputation of St Teresa’s going forward.

The successful candidate will:
• Be a caring and inspirational leader, passionate about enabling pupils and staff to shine, develop their potential and celebrate their talents
• Be an outstanding class teacher with a passion for highly effective teaching and learning.
• Be able to set targets and plan rigorously to ensure that all children thrive and achieve their full potential
• Be creative, innovative and forward thinking
• Be able to work collaboratively with the Head teacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governors to drive and lead our school into the next stage of its development
• Be a highly effective leader who makes a difference by inspiring a love of learning
• Be a natural communicator able to build on our well- developed partnerships with our children, staff, parents, parish and wider community.

We can offer the successful candidate
• A successful, happy and welcoming school community underpinned by our strong Catholic ethos where all are valued
• Well- motivated, confident and friendly pupils who enjoy learning and love coming to school
• Parents who are proud of and celebrate the achievements of their children
• Supportive, enthusiastic and dedicated staff who are committed to enabling pupils to achieve their very best
• A governing body that is highly committed to continued excellence and progression.

“St Teresa’s is a compassionate and caring community. The clarity of the school’s mission - ‘A Christ centred school which aims for the best for everyone’ is implemented throughout school with a clear focus on ensuring the best possible outcomes for all pupils.” (Diocesan Inspection Report, February 2015)

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to obtain an Enhanced check for Regulated Activity from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is not open to job share.

Applicants are very welcome to visit the school. To arrange a visit or a discussion with the Headteacher, please email Mr Vinny Turner at vinny.turner@stteresas.newcastle.sch.uk.

Application packs are available from the school website and returnable (by post) to Mr V Turner, Head Teacher, St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School, Heaton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5HN.

Closing date 5pm, 6 March 2018
Short listing 8 March 2018
Interviews 27 March 2018

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