Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle & Northumberland County Council

St Aidan’s RC VA Primary School

Moorhouse Lane, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9LR
Tel: 01670 813308
E-mail: admin@st-aidans.northumberland.sch.uk
Headteacher: Samantha Leslie

Deputy Headteacher
Leadership Point 10 - 14 £48,711 to £53,712
NOR 256 plus a 26 place nursery
Required for January 2018

Due to the recent promotion of our Deputy Head, the governors wish to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher. The successful applicant will be able to share the vision of the Headteacher, staff and governors to continue its journey towards excellence.

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who will:
• Be a practising Catholic, committed to enhancing the Catholic Life of the School.
• To continue the school improvement journey.
• Be an outstanding practitioner who is able to promote, model and share exemplary teaching and learning practice.
• Have successful experience of raising and maintaining standards of achievement for pupils across the primary age range.
• Be ready and able to take responsibility for key areas of school improvement, curriculum, assessment and day to day management, including a key stage team.
• Have a good understanding of assessment and data analysis.
• Have excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to lead, motivate, support and inspire staff.
• A commitment to on-going, current and innovative use of research and associated curriculum development.

We can offer:
• A warm welcoming school where the children are happy, well behaved and eager to learn.
• A strong Catholic Ethos where everyone is valued.
• A committed and welcoming team of staff and governors.
• Committed and supportive parents /carers.
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• The opportunity to work in a successful school committed to further improvement.
• A pivotal role in the leadership and management of our school.

Application packs can be obtained from the school office by emailing admin@st-aidans.northumberland.sch.uk
Visits to the school are most welcome. Please contact the school office to make an appointment.

Closing date: Friday 29th September 2017 at 12 noon.
Short listing: Thursday 5th October 2017
Interview date: Thursday 12th October 2017

The Governing Body and the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons and must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

(Only those applications submitted using the CES application form will be considered.)