The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle in partnership with Sunderland City Council


St Anne’s Roman Catholic Primary School

Hylton Road, Sunderland, SR4 9AA
Tel: 0191 5344555
Email: st.annes.primary@schools.sunderland.gov.uk
Website: http://stannesrcprimary.org.uk/
Headteacher: Mrs Christine Lynch Headteacher designate: Mrs Catherine Harrison
NOR: 212 plus 24 part-time Nursery children

Applications are invited from practising and committed Roman Catholic teachers for the post of
DEPUTY HEADTEACHER
Required: 1st September 2018
ISR Group 2, Salary L8 – L12: £46 799 - £51 639

‘Tell me and I forget; teach me and I remember; involve me and I learn.’

St Anne’s has “a stimulating environment for learning in which pupils grow in confidence,  work hard and aim high.” OFSTED: July 2017

Due to the promotion of our current Deputy Headteacher, the Governing Board of St Anne’s is looking to appoint a highly motivated, committed and enthusiastic Deputy Headteacher to enhance the leadership and management of this very successful school and who will work in partnership with our dynamic new Headteacher to build on our success as we aim to further develop into an outstanding primary school.

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who:

• is a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education
• will support the Catholic life of the school by taking the lead role in developing and coordinating Religious Education
• is able to work collaboratively with the Head teacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governors to drive and lead our school into the next stage of its development
• is able to demonstrate recent experience in leadership and management
• has a proven track record for raising children’s attainment and sustaining school improvement
• is an outstanding primary classroom practitioner who is passionate about enabling pupils and staff to shine, develop their potential and celebrate their talents
• is creative, innovative and forward thinking
• is a natural communicator able to build on our well-developed partnerships with our children, staff, parents, parish and wider community

In return we will offer:
• a warm and welcoming school with a very supportive Catholic ethos
• an inclusive school with happy children who enjoy learning
• children who “understand that every person is unique and that individual differences are to be valued and celebrated.” Ofsted 2017.
• an environment where “behaviour is exemplary and all pupils demonstrate a deep sense of belonging to their school family.” Diocesan RE Inspection November 2013
• professional and dedicated staff who work well as a team
• a supportive and active parish team based in the adjacent church
• parents who are actively involved in fundraising and the life of the school
• a supportive yet challenging governing board
• a commitment to professional development; you should aspire to become a Headteacher

How to apply:
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and may be arranged by contacting the school on 0191 5344555.
To receive an application pack and further details, please contact the school by email at st.annes.primary@schools.sunderland.gov.uk
Applications should be returned marked FAO Mrs Julie Galano, Chair of Governors by email to the above or by post to the school address.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 23rd March 2018
Shortlisting: 6.30pm on Tuesday 27th March 2018
Lesson observations in candidates’ schools: w/c 16th April 2018 by arrangement
Interviews to be held in school: Monday 23rd April 2018

The governing board of St Anne’s Roman Catholic Primary School and the Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and the Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard them. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced check for Regulated Activity from the Disclosure and Barring Service. This a full-time post and not open to job share.