Wivern Place, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1RZ
01928 572317

Group 1: L4 – L8 NOR 132 Required January 2019

At St Edward’s, there is a distinctive sense of cooperation and partnership across the school.
Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary. They are polite and well mannered. Tolerance and respect for all is clear in their work and in their behaviour. Ofsted June 2017

The Governors wish to appoint a dynamic, inspirational, and enthusiastic practising Catholic as Deputy Headteacher for our successful and inclusive school.

The successful candidate will:
• Be a practising Catholic with a strong faith and a deep commitment to Catholic Education and the Catholic ethos of the school.
• Have wide experience of meeting the needs of SEND children and a willingness to undertake the National Senco Award if necessary.
• Have a proven ability to successfully lead others and develop whole school curriculum initiatives.
• Be committed to the well-being of children, encouraging high standards of achievement, ensuring they feel valued and supported.
• Have high expectations of children’s learning and behaviour.

We can offer you:
• A happy, caring and encouraging environment for learning, with a strong Catholic ethos..
• Enthusiastic, well-behaved and happy children who are eager to learn.
• An active and very supportive Governing Body.
• A dedicated team of staff who are committed to the well-being and progress of the children.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please contact Mrs Dowling on  01928 572317 to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Application forms should be returned to Mr David Caulfield, Chair of Governors, via email to:

Applications must be made using the latest CES application form which can be found on the school website or the CES website.

Closing date: 3pm 4/10/18
Shortlisting: 10/10/18
Interviews: 17/10/18

The Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the Deputy Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following safeguarding guidance and regulations.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced check for Regulated Activity from the DBS.