The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle
in partnership with Durham Local Authority

Carrhouse Drive, Durham DH1 5LZ Tel: 0191 3847452
Headteacher: Mrs Catherine Craig

Deputy Headteacher
Required: 1st September 2018
Group 2 L6 - L10
NoR 215

‘We love respect and value each other.’

Due to the retirement of our long-serving Deputy Headteacher, the Governing Board of St Godric’s RC Primary School are looking to appoint a highly motivated, committed and enthusiastic Deputy Headteacher who will continue to build upon the many achievements of this outstanding school.

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who:
• is a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education
• has the vision, ambition and motivation to work with the Headteacher in leading our highly successful school into the next stage of development
• is committed to ongoing school improvement and takes an active lead within this process
• has high expectations of himself/herself, pupils and staff
• is an excellent classroom practitioner with high expectations for children’s attainment and achievement
• is passionate in his/her belief that every child can and should achieve their full potential
• is a leader with enthusiasm to inspire staff and children
• has a commitment to professional development for all staff and governors
• will deputise for the Headteacher in her absence

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
• professional and dedicated staff who work well as a team
• a supportive and active parish team based within the school
• parents who are actively involved within the life of the school
• a supportive and active governing body

How to apply:
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and may be arranged by contacting the school on 0191 3847452
To receive an application pack and further details, please contact the school by email. Applications should be returned marked FAO Mr Mark Stephenson, Chair of Governors by email to the above or by post to the school address.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 16th May at 4pm
Shortlisting: Friday 18th May
Interviews to be held in school: Thursday 24th May

The governing board of St Godric’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