Archdiocese of Westminster

St Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Junior School

Linacre Road, Willesden Green, London NW2 5BB
Tel: 020 8459 3159 Fax: 020 8459 0108
Email: (Maria Quinn – School Business Manager)
Headteacher: Maria Nowicka

Required for September 2018
Current roll: 350
Salary Range L10 – L14 (Inner London)

The Governors and Headteacher are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to join a committed and enthusiastic team. You will play a major role within the Senior Leadership to help build on existing good practice and lead the school through the next exciting stage of its development.

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who will:
• A practising Catholic with a strong faith and a deep commitment to Catholic Education and the Catholic ethos of the school
• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner with high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour
• Share our commitment and ambition for sustained school improvement
• Demonstrate excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
• Motivate, empower and lead colleagues and children
• Manage assessment throughout the school
• A full and active role in all aspects of school life

St Mary Magdalen’s can offer:
• A happy and welcoming school, firmly rooted in its local community
• Well-behaved, confident and hard working children
• Opportunities for personal and professional development
• A committed Governing Body

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please contact the Headteacher at the school address to arrange a convenient time.

Application packs are available from the school and should be returned to Frederik Reynaert, Chair of Governors at the school C/O M Quinn (SBM) - via email to:

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 2nd March 2018
Shortlisting: Week commencing Monday 5th March 2018
Successful candidates will be notified by email.
Interviews: Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st March 2018

St Mary Magdalen’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview. Successful applicants will be required to apply for a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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