St Anne's and St Joseph's RC Primary School

Sandy Lane, Accrington, BB5 2AN (280 on roll)

Deputy Headteacher
£43,454 to £49,199 a year. L5 - L10.

Required 1 September 2018. St Anne's & St Joseph's is a forward-looking school. Our friendly, supportive staff are committed to team work and dedicated to enabling our happy, caring, polite and enthusiastic pupils to
realise their potential. We are looking for a passionate and knowledgeable teacher to replace our retired Deputy Head. The successful candidate will play a key role in the leadership team and development of the staff and curriculum.

The successful applicant will:

• be a practising Catholic who will demonstrate a living commitment to the Catholic faith and have a clear understanding of the distinctiveness of Catholic education;
• be committed to working in partnership with staff, parents, governors and the wider community;
• have the ability to lead, motivate and inspire staff and children to achieve the highest standards;
• have had experience of strategic planning and leadership and striving for excellence; and
• have experience of improving standards.

We will offer you:
• a caring school community with a strong Catholic character;
• children who are keen to learn and develop and are proud of their school;
• a friendly and committed team of staff working in partnership with active and supportive governors, who have the highest aspiration for all our children;
• excellent opportunities for your continued professional development, as a leader;
• positive partnerships with our families, parish and wider community.

St Anne's & St Joseph's RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'.

Informal discussion: please contact the school.
Shortlisting date: 8 March 2018.
Interview date: 22 March 2018.

Application forms can be downloaded online or can be requested from/returned to: Rehabilitation of offenders Act 1974 - details of any criminal record spent or unspent should be sent to the chair of governors at school address by the closing date. Ref: SCH01922.

Closing date: 26 February 2018.

Apply online
Some schools are excluded as commitment is on an individual basis.