Diocese of Shrewsbury in partnership with
Cheshire West and Chester Council


St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

Winsford, Cheshire CW7 2JS

Deputy Headteacher
Required for January 2019, or sooner

ISR Group 3, L6 – L13 NOR: 315 plus 20 FTE Nursery

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational Deputy Headteacher who can support the Headteacher in leading the school to the next stage of its exciting journey. The successful candidate will be full time with a 0.4 teaching commitment.

We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher who:
• is a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic education and can nurture faith and spirituality
• is an outstanding class teacher, passionate in developing high standards and striving for excellence
• has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• has the ability to lead, motivate and inspire staff and children to achieve the highest standards
• has experience of strategic planning and leadership

St. Joseph's is a thriving Catholic Community. We have:
• happy and well-motivated children who enjoy learning
• a dedicated, friendly and supportive staff team who have high expectations of themselves and each other
• the support of parents within a thriving parish community
• governors who have the best interests of the children at heart and effectively support and challenge our school.

As a result:
St. Joseph’s is a good school (Ofsted April 2014) which offers an outstanding Catholic education for its pupils (Diocesan Inspection November 2016). We are now on the road to achieving outstanding across the board.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and will follow a stringent vetting and induction process.

Prospective candidates are warmly welcome to visit the school on Monday 10th September at 2pm or Monday 17th September at 9am. Please contact the school to make an appointment.

Closing Date: Thursday 27th September at 12 noon
Observations: Monday 8th October
Interviews: Thursday 11th October

Further details and CES application forms are available from www.stjosephs.cheshire.sch.uk or by emailing admin@stjosephs.cheshire.sch.uk and returnable to the Chair of Governors via the school: Mr M. Towers, St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Woodford Lane, Winsford, Cheshire CW7 2JS Telephone: 01606 288044, e-mail: admin@stjosephs.cheshire.sch.uk