Deputy Head at St Mary & Andrew’s Catholic Primary School, Barton, Preston

Grade:              L2-L7
Annual Salary:   £42093 - £47707
Term:                Full time
Perm/temp:       Permanent
Required:          From 01/01/2021
Closing date:    Noon 02/10/2020
Location:          Saint Mary & Saint Andrew's Catholic Primary School

Saint Mary & Saint Andrew's Catholic Primary School, Station Lane, Barton, Lancashire.
01772 862335

www.st-mary-st-andrews.lancs.sch.uk

Roll: 120

The Governors are seeking to appoint an experienced and inspirational teacher to the post of Deputy Head Teacher at our popular and successful school.

The applicant should be highly motivated and enthusiastic, embodying our aim of developing pupils who aspire to achieve their very best in everything they do. We encourage our children to demonstrate perseverance and resilience and, as a result, to grow into confident individuals, prepared for life as fully-rounded and faithful members of modern society. The leader we are looking for will be a positive role model for our children and team of professional staff. 

In addition to being a creative and outstanding classroom practitioner, the ideal candidate will have the vision and skills to work effectively in partnership with the Head Teacher in continuing to raise standards. We require a leader who will support and promote our Catholic ethos in both school and our wider community, whilst developing inspirational and rich learning experiences across the curriculum. 
 
This role has a significant teaching commitment and suitable arrangements will be made for leadership time; support for continuing professional development will be provided. 
 
We are looking for a Deputy Head Teacher who: 
Is an inspirational and outstanding classroom practitioner who leads by example and who motivates, inspires and challenges children to be passionate about their learning 
Can demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and is a real team player 
Has energy, resilience and a good sense of humour 
Can support colleagues to develop their subject leadership skills and motivate them to give of their best in every situation 
Has a proven successful track record of driving school improvement 
Has the experience to be able to lead on the curriculum and both lead and promote the role of Physical Education across the school 
Can demonstrate the drive and enthusiasm to develop into an excellent leader 
Will support and embrace the Catholic ethos of the school

We can offer you: 

A happy, friendly, welcoming and nurturing Christian environment at the heart of the local community 
Polite, hardworking and well-behaved children who are eager to learn 
Supportive and enthusiastic staff who are dedicated to the vision of inspiring in children a lifelong love of learning and who are committed to their own professional development
A school which prides itself on maintaining excellent relationships with staff, children, parents, parish and the wider community 
Opportunities to further develop your leadership skills, working in collaboration with the Head Teacher and Governing Board 

Applications close at noon on 2nd October 2020 with short listing taking place on 8th October 2020. Lesson observations will be held by arrangement during the week commencing 12th October 2020, with panel interviews on Friday 16th October 2020.

You are warmly invited to visit by appointment during the week commencing 21st September 2020 so that you may see our facilities and meet members of the school community. Please telephone the school bursar Mrs Hayley Matthews on 01772 862335 to arrange a time. All visits to school will be under Covid control measures as described in risk assessment available on school website.

The governing body and the Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and the Head Teacher 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.

Also, please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and you are therefore 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.

INFORMAL DISCUSSION

You are warmly invited to visit by appointment during the week commencing 21st September 2020 so that you may see our facilities and meet members of the school community. Please telephone the school bursar Mrs Hayley Matthews on 01772 862335 to arrange a time. All visits to school will be under Covid control measures as described in risk assessment available on school website.

 

FORM FROM

Please download the CES V14 application form from this advert.

RETURN TO

Please email completed application form to:

[email protected]

ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS ONLY

 

Please ensure the following documents are submitted:

CES V14 Application Form

V2 Recruitment Monitoring Form

V1 Consent to Obtain References Form