St Thomas More Catholic Primary School

Horse Shoes Lane, Birmingham B26 3HU

Deputy Headteacher
Required for April 2019
ISR Group 3, L6 – L13 NOR: 373

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational Deputy Headteacher who can support the new Headteacher in leading the school in the next stage of its exciting journey.

We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher who:
• Is a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic education and to nurturing faith and spirituality within the school community.
• 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 and is supportive of the school’s move towards academisation.

St. Thomas More 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 leaders.

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 invited to visit the school. Please contact the school to make an appointment.

Closing Date: Friday 7th December at 12 noon
Interviews: Monday 17th December

Further details and CES application forms are available from or by contacting the school on 0121 743 3289.

Completed applications are returnable to the Chair of Governors: Mrs Elizabeth Keene via the school.