Archdiocese of Cardiff

Queens Hill, Newport NP20 5HJ

Deputy Head Teacher
NOR: 420 Salary: L11-15 (£50,476-£55,600)
Required for April 2018 (or as soon as possible)

The Governors wish to appoint a highly motivated Deputy Headteacher with exceptional leadership skills to work creatively and effectively with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to continue to build upon the many strengths and high standards of our school.

We are a vibrant, happy and successful school who values each member of the school community and inspires and empowers them to achieve their best.

We are looking for a Deputy Head Teacher who:
• Is a committed practising Catholic with a strong personal faith
• Is an excellent classroom practitioner with high expectations
• Has vision, drive and energy
• Is positive and enthusiastic in their approach
• Is creative, innovative and forward thinking
• Has a keen understanding of what constitutes excellent learning and teaching
• Has proven experience of leading and managing areas of school improvement and change
• Enjoys leading, supporting, challenging and inspiring and empowering others in search of excellence
• Is an excellent communicator who relates well to others
• Uses their initiative to respond to school needs

If you believe you possess the qualities to support the Headteacher in leading St Mary’s School, we welcome your interest. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. (01633 840490)

The Governing Body, Local Authority and Archdiocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for the successful candidate.

Applications must be made using the CES application. Application packs can be downloaded from the Newport City Council website. Completed forms should be returned by post or email to: The Headteacher, St. Mary’s RC Primary School, Queens Hill, Newport, NP20 5HJ/

Lesson observations for shortlisted candidates will take place between 5th and 8th February 2018.

Closing Date: Midday 26th January 2018
Shortlisting: 30th January 2018
Interviews: 12th &/or 13th February 2018