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Deputy Headteacher

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
10/04/2018 12:00
£50,476 - £55,600
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Job details 

Closing date:
10 Apr

Further information

Sacred Heart R.C. Primary School
Hart Lane
TS26 8NL

Telephone: 01429 272684
E-mail: admin@hpoolsacredheart.org.uk


Group 3 L11-15
(N.O.R. 417 plus 78 Nursery places)

Required for September 2018

Due to the promotion of our dynamic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher we are now seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated deputy leader who will enable our confident pupils to maintain personal and academic high standards, underpinned by a strong Catholic ethos.

Sacred Heart is a vibrant welcoming school. Our popular oversubscribed school has high academic results with a superb record of sporting achievement. The school is supported by a flourishing Parents Association, the commitment of our Parish Priest, and a dedicated and active Board of Governors. Hartlepool is an historic town with a great many attractions, follow the link below to find out more.


The successful candidate will be someone who:
• is a fully committed practising Catholic with a clear vision of Catholic Education, its mission and contribution to the
  ethos of our school;
• is an outstanding practitioner able to promote, model and share exemplary teaching and learning practice;
• has a commitment to on-going, current and innovative use of research and associated curriculum development;
• has successful middle leadership experience;
• can inspire and encourage individual potential in all our pupils;
• is highly motivated and able to demonstrate leadership skills and experience of successfully leading aspects of whole
  school improvement;
• can make a significant contribution to the life of the school;
• will liaise successfully with colleagues, parents/carers, Governors, parishes and the wider community;
• will have a clear knowledge and commitment to Safeguarding practices.

We can offer you:

• a school with confident, achieving, well behaved pupils who feel safe within the school environment;
• committed and enthusiastic staff dedicated to ensuring each child attains their individual potential;
• a strong commitment to the promotion and well being of the Catholic faith;
• the opportunity for personal development ensuring that the needs of our pupils are met by effectively trained staff;
• an environment where the safety and security of our pupils is high priority.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange an informal visit.

Application packs are available from and returnable to Mr David Johnson, Chair of Governors, via the school office.

Completed applications should be returned to: Mr D Johnson, Chair of Governors, c/o Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School.

Closing date: 12pm Tuesday 10th April 2018
Short listing date: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Interview date: Tuesday 24th 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 can not be progressed without this declaration

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