St Anselm’s Catholic Primary School

Littlebrook Manorway, Dartford, Kent DA1 5EA
01322 225 173

Deputy Headteacher

Required from April/September 2019
Leadership Scale £46,100 - £53,300

The governors of this successful school wish to appoint a Deputy Headteacher to work with our Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will be a committed and practising Catholic, be an excellent teacher who leads by example and possesses the skills, energy, drive and passion necessary to continue to develop and secure the very best outcomes for all our children, helping each to fulfil their potential and become ‘successful, confident and responsible’ individuals.

We would like to work with someone who:

• Is a practising Catholic and committed to supporting the vision and ethos of a Catholic School
• Is able to take an active role in the leadership and management of the school alongside the Headteacher
• Has an outstanding and creative classroom style which will motivate and inspire colleagues in all aspects of teaching and learning
• Has a supportive leadership style and leads by example
• Is approachable on both a personal and professional level
• Is innovative and forward thinking
• Is able to empower colleagues and encourage them to take risks
• Is reflective and focused on children with high expectations of their learning and behaviour
• Is open and honest with a sense of humour

In return we will offer you:

• a friendly, welcoming school with a strong Catholic ethos and consistent academic achievement
• enthusiastic, well-motivated children, keen to learn and proud of their school
• committed staff team
• supportive parents, governors and Parish
• a well-resourced one form entry school
• a strong focus on CPD with an excellent opportunity to lead.

The governors welcome and encourage visits from all interested applicants, therefore, should you wish to arrange an appointment or require an application pack, please call our school office on 01322 225173 or email

St Anselm’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all appointments are made subject to suitable references and receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Application packs available from the school office or via

Closing date for applications: Noon, Monday 14th January 2019
Interviews are scheduled for: Thursday 24th January 2019