Diocese of Wrexham in partnership with CONWY EDUCATION SERVICES


ST JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL
Brackley Avenue, Colwyn Bay LL29 7UU
Tel: (01492) 532394
Headteacher: Mr James Wilkinson
Number of pupils on roll: 234

Required for September 2018 (or sooner if possible)

DEPUTY HEADTEACHER
Salary Leadership Group: L3- L7

The governors welcome applicants that are able confidently to build on the achievements of this happy and successful school.

Essential requirements include:
• Evidence of being a practising Catholic with strong personal faith (supported by a ‘Faith and Character Statement’ from your Catholic Priest)
• A clear grasp of Catholic education, its mission and distinctive contribution
• Strategic vision and strong commitment to maintain and develop further the school’s high standards in teaching and learning
• Evidence of excellence in the area of assessment of pupil performance
• Innovation in IT and the development of self-monitoring systems
• Strong educational and pastoral leadership
• Commitment to maintaining and developing strong partnerships between the school, the parents, the parish, the receiving Catholic High School, the Diocese, the Local Authority and the wider community
• Leadership training/experience
• Commitment to the development of the Welsh language and culture, curriculum and ethos

Visits to the school are strongly advised by arrangement with the Headteacher.

Due to the nature of the post the successful candidate will be subject to a disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applicants are asked to complete the Catholic Education Application Form, obtainable  via the link opposite, from the jobsboard on Conwy Website www.conwy.gov.uk; or directly from the school secretary - Mrs J Pritchard at: swyddfa@santjoseph.conwy.sch.uk

The application form should be submitted to the Chair of Governors, c/o the school, to the above address.

Closing date: 23rd March 2018
Short-listed candidates will be informed by the 12th April 2018

CVs without an application form will not be accepted.

If not informed within 3 weeks of the closing date, candidates must assume they have not been shortlisted for interview and will therefore not be notified in writing.

In promoting equal opportunities Conwy welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. All disabled applicants who meet the essential job requirements will be guaranteed an interview.