St. Cuthbert’s R.C. Primary School

Heyscroft Road, Withington, Manchester M20 4UZ
Tel: 0161 445 6079 Fax: 0161 445 1782
Executive Headteacher: Mrs M McGuire

Deputy Headteacher (ISR L10-14)
Required for September (or earlier if possible)

The governors of St. Cuthbert’s R.C. Primary School are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic who is highly motivated, committed and an exemplary practitioner to the position of Deputy Headteacher for our school. This is an opportunity for a strong and effective leader to make a significant impact at our school where we seek at all times to be witness to Jesus Christ. The governors are looking for applicants who have a clear vision of Catholic education and have the ability to put this into practice.

We can offer:
• Quality support
• A unique opportunity to work with an Executive Headteacher
• Delightful children who are eager to learn
• Supportive governors, parents and carers
• A friendly and talented staff team committed to working together to drive the school forward
• The opportunity to work with other Catholic schools as part of a well-established collaboration of schools
• Excellent professional development opportunities

The successful candidate will:
• Be a practising Catholic who can nurture faith and spirituality
• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner who can motivate and inspire pupils
• Be highly motivated with proven leadership skills
• Have the ability to work collaboratively and be instrumental in shaping the future of our school
• Have excellent management and interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, challenge and inspire staff and pupils

We warmly welcome and encourage all applicants to visit our school and meet the Executive Headteacher, Mylene McGuire. For further information, an application pack and to make an appointment, please click here or contact Lesley Usher (School Business Manager) at

Please note that all applicants must use the CES application forms. Applications may be sent either by email or by hand to the school.

Meetings with the Executive Headteacher – By arrangement before 1st March

Closing date – 5th March at 9am
Shortlisting – w/c 5th March
Observations – w/c 12th March
Interviews – Thursday 15th March

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check along with other relevant employment checks.
The successful candidate will be required to sign the Catholic Education Service contract of employment in order to maintain and promote the Catholic character of the school.