Our Lady of Lourdes  Catholic Primary School

Wesley Road, Hillside, London, NW10 8PP
Telephone: 020 8961 5037

Deputy Head Teacher
NOR 240 (including Nursery)
Salary Range: L8-L12 (Inner London)

Are you someone who embraces challenge?
Someone who enjoys the thrill of knowing that you make a big difference to children’s lives?
Do you think you can take our teaching and learning from good to outstanding?
If so, our school needs you, so please come and join us.

The Governors of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Deputy Head Teacher to join our team. The post will be class based for 0.6 weekly, supporting teaching and learning across the school wherever our leadership need dictates.

We are looking for a warm natured, good humoured but capable person with well-developed interpersonal skills who is a natural team player. You will be joining the Head Teacher and her leadership team to share the overall objective which is to continue to drive up standards in order to achieve outstanding outcomes for every pupil in the school. You will then help us to sustain it within the current positive school ethos; to keep our staff morale high through firm but fair treatment and our pupils happy and excited to learn through innovative teaching and learning.

We are a happy, enthusiastic and forward thinking school which is full of talented staff who have a visionary eye and a willingness to embrace change, recognising it as “for the good of the pupils”. Pupil Voice is genuinely heard and considered.

The successful candidate should be a committed Catholic with a clear vision of Catholic education. They must also be an outstanding teacher who is creative and highly skilled with the necessary drive and vision to contribute to the next stage of the school’s development, using proven leadership, management and organisational skills. Please look at our website to gain an idea of who we are and contact the School Business Manager, Marion Fogarty, if you would like to arrange a tour of the school. It is recommended that visits take place when the children are at school.

Closing Date for Applications: Noon, Friday 4th May 2018
Shortlisting: Friday 4th May p.m. (Successful applicants telephoned by 6pm)
Lesson Observations: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Interviews: Wednesday 9th May & Thursday 10th May 2018

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and staff.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory reference.