Saint Margaret Mary’s Catholic Infant School

Headteacher: Mrs L. Byrne
Pilch Lane, Liverpool, L14 0JG
Telephone: 0151-228 4024 Fax: 0151-228 0073
Email: stmargaretmary@knowsley.gov.uk

Deputy Headteacher
Group L11 – L15 / Leadership
Permanent/ Full time
£50,476 - £55,600
N.O.R. 440 (including Nursery)

The Governing Body of St Margaret Mary’s Catholic Infant School is seeking to appoint an inspirational Deputy Headteacher who is a committed practising Catholic. Our new Deputy Headteacher will be an excellent, committed, experienced and enthusiastic teacher with leadership experience, who possesses the skills and attributes to work with the Headteacher to continue the excellent progress the school is making. The school has excellent links with the Parish, wider community, our partner Junior School, an enthusiastic and committed staff and wonderful engaging children.

Our Deputy Headteacher will be a person who:
• Has a clear understanding of the ethos and vision of a Catholic School.
• Has extensive leadership experience and proven success in a senior leadership role in a Catholic Primary School setting.
• Motivates and inspires our staff and children, making them feel valued and supported.
• Is passionate, creative and innovative with a clear vision for continuous success and improvement, building on existing good practice and empowering all staff and pupils.
• Has the drive to put pupils first and have significant impact on pupil achievement by setting consistently high expectations on teaching standards, pupil progress and learning outcomes for all.
• Continues to promote strong relationships with parents, the parish and the wider community.

The children are looking for someone who:
• Practises their faith and will help them to follow the example Jesus
• Is inspiring, kind, thoughtful and teaches with confidence
• Can communicate with children, parents and governors.

St Margaret Mary’s Catholic Infant school will offer:
• A strong and caring school community, underpinned by our outstanding Catholic ethos, in which all are respected
• An enriched curriculum that supports the development of the whole child
• Confident, motivated and enthusiastic children, with a high standard of good behaviour
• A team of talented, highly professional, caring and dedicated staff
• Effective and committed governors
• Excellent opportunities for continuing professional development

St Margaret Mary’s Catholic Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Application packs are available from our school website www.stmargaretmarysinfants.com and should be returned via email to Samantha Lackey (School Business Manager) - Samantha.Lackey@knowsley.gov.uk.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed.

Closing date: 23rd February 2018
Shortlisting will take place on: 26th February 2018
Interviews to be held on: 15th & 16th March 2018