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St. Bridget’s Catholic Primary School
Capesthorne Road, Fearnhead, Warrington WA2 0ER
Telephone: 01925 811873, Facsimile: 01925 816498
Website address:
Head Teacher: Mrs Ceri Dobson

Required for September 2018
NOR: 214 Salary: ISR L6 – L10

The governors of this vibrant and welcoming school are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated practising Catholic to join our team from September 2018.

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who will:
• Be a practising Catholic, committed to enhancing the Catholic Life of the School.
• Be an outstanding practitioner who is able to promote, model and share exemplary teaching and learning practice.
• Have worked effectively as a Middle or Senior Leader and can evidence impact.
• Demonstrate effective experience of school management, improvement and self-evaluation.
• Be ready and able to take responsibility for driving forward key areas of the curriculum and manage a key stage team.
• Have excellent inter-personal skills and be able to lead, motivate support and inspire staff.
• Will work successfully in partnership with parents and our community.

We can offer the successful candidate:
• A warm welcoming school where the children are happy, well behaved and eager to learn.
• A strong Catholic ethos where everyone is valued. (‘The extent to which the pupils contribute to and benefit from the Catholic Life of the school is outstanding.’ Outstanding RE Inspection February 2017).
• A committed and welcoming team of staff and governors.
• Excellent support from parents and the parish community.
• Effective and continuing professional development.
• The opportunity to work in a school that is striving for excellence and is committed to further improvement.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and will take place on Monday 15th January 2018 at 9.30am and Wednesday 17th January 2018 at 4.00pm. Please contact the school office (details above) to make an appointment.

Closing date: Friday 26th January 2018 at 12 noon.
Shortlisting: Tuesday 6th February 2018.
Lesson Observations: Week beginning 12th February 2018.
Interviews: Tuesday 27th February 2018.

Application Forms are available from the school website ( or directly from school via telephone (01925 811873)
or email (
All application forms should be returned directly to school.

Successful candidates will be expected to maintain and promote the Catholic character of the school and will therefore be required to sign a CES contract, which can be found at

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Further details can be found at This position is subject to a disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.