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St Margaret Clitherow Roman Catholic Primary School
Monkswood Lane, Stevenage, Herts. SG2 8QJ

Required for January 2018
Group 2 NOR 237 L6 – 10

The Governing Body of this outstanding school are looking to appoint an inspirational Deputy Headteacher to work alongside our newly appointed Headteacher from January 2018.

In return for your commitment to sustaining an outstanding education for our young learners, we can offer you:
• A vibrant school community, rooted in faith
• A warm welcome from parents and strong links with the parish community
• Dedicated, caring, hardworking and enthusiastic staff
• Confident, well-behaved children, committed to developing excellent learning behaviours
• A loving school with a stimulating indoor and outdoor learning environment
• A knowledgeable, supportive and pro-active governing body, with a firm  commitment to your professional development
• A school iPad to support teaching and learning.

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who will:
• Be a practising Catholic, committed to excellence in Catholic education
• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner and exceptional role model, committed to developing the full potential of every child and have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
• Have proven leadership and management experience at Key Stage or Deputy Headteacher level
• Inspire and coach colleagues to work at their best, sustaining outstanding learning behaviours throughout the school
• Be able to think strategically, working effectively in partnership with all members of the school community
• Take a full and active role in all aspects of school life
• Be a reflective leader, positive about change and willing to take calculated risks
• Have a 0.5fte teaching commitment within the school.

A visit to our school is strongly encouraged where you will receive a warm welcome.

For an application pack please contact Maria Streeter, School Secretary at or apply online:

Closing date: 12 noon, Wednesday 4th October 2017
Short listing: Thursday 5th October 2017
Interview date: Monday 16th October 2017 (to be confirmed)

The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people.
All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.