Archdiocese of Birmingham
Staffordshire County Council


DEPUTY  HEADTEACHER
For September 2018
Group 2: L5-L9
NOR 212 + Nursery 24

ST JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL
Hill Top, Hednesford, Cannock, Staffs. WS12 1DE
Telephone: 01543 227225
www.st-josephs-hednesford.staffs.sch.uk

“To inspire, to learn, to love with God”

“This is a good school. Teaching is consistently good across the school. Teachers have high expectations and create a positive climate for learning" Ofsted November 2013

Following the promotion of our Deputy Headteacher to Headteacher, the governors, staff and pupils of this happy, successful voluntary aided church school seek to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and skilled Deputy Headteacher to lead school improvement alongside the Headteacher.
This is a superb opportunity for an existing Deputy Headteacher or an aspiring middle leader.

We can offer you:
• A happy community with a strong Catholic ethos with close links to the parish and local community
• A dedicated team of enthusiastic, hardworking staff
• Friendly, enthusiastic children who are keen to learn
• An opportunity to continue to develop and shape the future of our school
• Excellent professional development opportunities
• Supportive Governors, parents and colleagues

We are looking for someone who will:
• Be a practising Catholic, committed to our school’s Catholic ethos and values
• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner committed to raising standards
• Be inspirational and able to motivate others
• Be an excellent leader with proven management and communication skills who wants to take a key role in the leadership and management of the school
• Be highly motivated and committed to high quality teaching and learning and is able to keep the children at the heart of the teaching and learning process
• Be committed to working in partnership with all those involved in the life of the school.

We welcome and encourage all applicants to visit our school and these can be arranged by contacting Helen Edge, Bursar.
Application packs including the application form are available from the school office by request either by telephone, post or email office@st-josephs-hednesford.staffs.sch.uk Applications should be returned by post or hand to the school office.

Closing date for applications: Monday 16th April 2018 Interviews: Friday 27th April 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments to this post will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check, together with receipt of suitable reference.