St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School,


Deputy Head Teacher
Ref: P006366
Grade: L6 – L10 - £44,102 - £48,711
Permanent - 10 sessions - Full Time

To commence on 1st September 2018

The Catholic Primary School serving the parishes of  St Anne’s, Winlaton and St Joseph’s, Blaydon.

The governors of this friendly, caring and successful school are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and outstanding primary teacher as Deputy Head Teacher to join our team and help us work towards our mission statement:

All are welcome in St Joseph’s where everyone is special, cared for and challenged to be the best they can be in our safe and happy school. We strive to love justice, show mercy and walk wisely and humbly with God. We will love one another in Christ knowing that Jesus loves us very much.

We are looking for a Deputy Head Teacher who:
• is a committed and practising Catholic who values the distinctive nature of Catholic Education
• is an outstanding class teacher with a passion for highly effective teaching and learning
• is creative, innovative and forward thinking
• is able to work collaboratively with the Head teacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governors
• sets targets and plans rigorously to ensure that all children thrive and achieve their full potential
• leads by example and has high expectations of everyone
• forms positive relationships, challenges, motivates and inspires others

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School offers:
• an excellent opportunity in our warm and welcoming school
• happy, enthusiastic children who are eager to learn, a pleasure to teach and flourish in our school
• a commitment to your continued professional development
• a strong, supportive, friendly staff who work well as a team
• a dedicated and committed Governing Body
• excellent links with our two encouraging parish communities

How to apply:
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by contacting Mrs Steel, Office Manager, on 0191 414 3108.
For an application pack please email:
Further information can also be downloaded here.

The Governing Body of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School 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. This post may require a declaration under the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2009 including Disqualification by Association.

If successful, you will need to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.