St. Anselm’s Catholic Primary School

Church Avenue, Southall, Middlesex UB2 4BH

Required from September 2018
Salary: Leadership Scale - Inner London 10-14 (£56,644 - £61,695)
Group: 2-3 NOR: 210 plus Nursery

Due to the promotion of our current Deputy Headteacher, the Governing Body of St Anselm’s are looking to appoint an inspirational leader who is a committed practising Catholic, to continue the school’s aspiration and journey from good to outstanding; OFSTED “good” – May 2016 and OFSTED S48 “outstanding” – June 2017.

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who:
• is a practising Catholic and has a clear understanding of the distinctive nature of our school and a deep commitment to Catholic education.
• is an outstanding teacher with experience across the primary phases.
• leads by example and has high expectations of attainment, progress and behaviour.
• has excellent management and interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, challenge, develop and inspire others.
• is creative, innovative and forward thinking, able to work strategically and collaboratively with the Headteacher, Senior Management Team and Governors.
• sets targets through the confident analysis of data and plans rigorously from this to ensure that all children achieve their full potential.
• will be responsible for Assessment or Inclusion.
• forms positive relationships with all children, staff and parents – challenges, motivates and inspires.

We can offer you:
• a school with polite, enthusiastic children who are eager to learn.
• a friendly, welcoming school with hard-working and dedicated teachers and support staff.
• a warm welcome from parents and strong links with the parish community.
• a knowledgeable, supportive and pro-active Governing Body.
• a firm commitment to your ongoing professional development and well-being.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school and meet the Headteacher, Mrs Ruth Sykes. For an application pack and to arrange a visit please contact the School Business Manager (SBM), Mrs Susie Debono on: 020 8574 3906 or Application packs can also be downloaded from the school website under ‘vacancies’. Completed application forms should be submitted to the Chair of Governors, c/o the school or to the SBM via email, marked for the attention of the Chair of Governors.

St Anselm’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance check. The successful candidate will be required to sign a Catholic Education Service (CES) contract. The post is subject to the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009, as such shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a disqualification Declaration. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Tuesday 13th March 2018
Shortlisting: Wednesday 14th March 2018
Interviews to be held in school: Friday 23rd March 2018