The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle
In partnership with Newcastle City Council

St. Teresa’s Catholic Primary School
Heaton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5HN

Deputy Headteacher
Required September 2018
Group 2 NOR 221
Leadership scale L 6 - 10

St Teresa’s is a Christ centred school. We aim to nurture and develop each individual child in order that they can become the best human being they can possibly be.

The Governing Body of St. Teresa's is looking to appoint an inspiring and energetic Deputy Headteacher who is a practising Catholic to work in partnership with the Headteacher to nurture and develop our pupils and staff, building on the outstanding reputation of St Teresa’s going forward.

The successful candidate will:
• Be a caring and inspirational leader, passionate about enabling pupils and staff to shine, develop their potential and celebrate their talents
• Be an outstanding class teacher with a passion for highly effective teaching and learning
• Be able to set targets and plan rigorously to ensure that all children thrive and achieve their full potential
• Be creative, innovative and forward thinking
• Be able to work collaboratively with the Head teacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governors to drive and lead our school into the next stage of its development
• Be a highly effective leader who makes a difference by inspiring a love of learning
• Be a natural communicator able to build on our well- developed partnerships with our children, staff, parents, parish and wider community

We can offer the successful candidate
• A successful, happy and welcoming school community underpinned by our strong Catholic ethos where all are valued
• Well- motivated, confident and friendly pupils who enjoy learning and love coming to school
• Parents who are proud of and celebrate the achievements of their children
• Supportive, enthusiastic and dedicated staff who are committed to enabling pupils to achieve their very best
• A governing body that is highly committed to continued excellence and progression

“St Teresa’s is a compassionate and caring community. The clarity of the school’s mission - ‘A Christ centred school which aims for the best for everyone’ is implemented throughout school with a clear focus on ensuring the best possible outcomes for all pupils.”  (Diocesan Inspection Report, February 2015)

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to obtain an Enhanced check for Regulated Activity from the Disclosure and Barring Service. This post is not open to job share.

Applicants are very welcome to visit the school. To arrange a visit or a discussion with the Headteacher, please email Mr Vinny Turner at Application packs are available from the school website and returnable (by post) to Mr V Turner, Head Teacher, St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School, Heaton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5HN

Closing date 5pm 6th March Short listing 8th March Interviews 27th March