To learn, to love, to live as a community of God with Christ as our teacher

St Adrian’s Catholic Primary School

Watling View, St Albans, Herts AL1 2PB
Tel: 01727 852687

Number on roll: 232 (inc Nursery)
Salary range Leadership 7-11 plus London Fringe Allowance
Start date: September 2018

The Governors wish to appoint a dynamic and inspirational practising Catholic to play a strategic role within the senior leadership team to continue the school’s aspiration and journey from good to outstanding..

Following the promotion of our current Deputy Headteacher, we are looking for a new Deputy Headteacher who:
• is an outstanding teacher with a clear vision and commitment to Catholic education
• is ready to accept the opportunity and challenge of leading our school into the next stages of its development, building on the firm foundations already established
• can challenge, motivate and inspire pupils, staff and parents in achieving high standards
• is a strong, positive role model who has the ability to influence and support all colleagues in their professional development
• has excellent people skills and the capacity to become an excellent leader and manager
• has demonstrable organisational and communication skills
• can commit to working in partnership with all those involved in the community life of the school

In return, we can offer:
• a welcoming and encouraging environment with a distinctive Catholic nature
• a non-class based role with some teaching responsibility
• a staff team committed to high standards and responsive to change and innovative ways of working to deliver outstanding outcomes for all children
• an established parish community
• parents who are actively engaged in their children’s learning and faith development
• opportunities and support for career development and growth as a leader
• pupils who are enthusiastic and resilient learners who display outstanding behaviour
• a highly effective and supportive governing body

Closing date: Tuesday 13th March 2018 (shortlisting: Friday 16th March)
Interviews: Thursday 22nd March

For a full application pack, please visit Alternatively, please call Teach in Herts on: 01438 845785 or email

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Mrs Janet Flint (school secretary) 01727 852687.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children in its care and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All our appointments are subject to safer recruitment practice and to satisfactory DBS certification and references.