St David’s R.C. Primary School

Park Crescent, Newport, South Wales NP20 3AQ
Tel: 01633 816027

“Inspire, Believe, Achieve!’

Deputy Headteacher
Required for April 16th 2018
NOR 214 ISR 6-10

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed, experienced professional who is a practising Catholic, to this progressive and highly successful school.

The successful candidate will:
• Have a clear vision and understanding of Catholic Education and be able to promote the Catholic ethos within the school community.
• Have the ability to initiate, lead and manage change.
• Be committed to School Improvement and raising standards.
• Have the ability to take a lead role in curriculum development and School Self Evaluation.
• Be an excellent classroom teacher with high expectations for children’s attainment, achievement and behaviour.
• Have the capacity to motivate, inspire and support staff and pupils.
• Work in close partnership with the Head teacher to develop home, school, parish and community relationships.

In return we offer:
• A welcoming community with a strong Catholic ethos
• Enthusiastic, friendly and happy children who enjoy learning
• A dedicated team of staff committed to providing high quality teaching and learning for all
• A supportive and active governing body committed to raising standards
• A close working relationship with parents, Parish and Cluster schools
• A strong commitment to your continuous professional development as a leader in our school

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974. And will be subject to references, an enhanced DBS Check, Safeguarding and also Right to Work)
The appointment is subject to the current conditions of service for Deputy Head teachers contained in the School Teachers Pay and Conditions document and other current education and employment legislation

Please note applications should be made using the Catholic Education Services Application Form available from and not the LA form. Alternatively, application packs are available via our school website, Mrs Woodward (SSO) at the above school address or by telephoning 01633 816027

Application forms should be returned to the school address by Monday 5th February at 12 noon.
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 27th February

Visits to the school are most welcome by prior arrangement tel. 01633 816027