Archdiocese of Birmingham

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 7SX

Deputy Headteacher

NOR: 414 Salary Range: L9-13
Required for April 2019
Flexible working arrangements may be considered for the right candidate

St Joseph’s is a thriving, well-respected Catholic Primary school located in a popular residential area of Oxford. The Governors are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic Deputy Head with a clear vision and a strong commitment to the Catholic ethos and needs of a high achieving school in a 21st century setting. The Deputy Head does not have a class responsibility. The successful candidate will be well supported in fulfilling future aspirations for Headship; the previous deputy left to take up a Catholic Headship.

We can offer you:
• A welcoming community where staff, parents and Governors are dedicated to working together to achieve the best for every child.
• A stimulating learning environment with colleagues who are passionate about teaching and learning.
• Delightful, motivated and friendly children.
• A superb working environment with modern facilities and excellent resources.
• A strong commitment to your continuing professional development.
• Supportive parent community.

Our Deputy will:
• Work in partnership with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to promote the Catholic ethos of the school
• Be an excellent classroom practitioner
• Be a positive, caring person who values and respects every individual
• Be a team worker as well as a team leader
• Have vision, energy and a forward-thinking outlook
• Be proactive in supporting school development

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit with Mrs Tomkys the Headteacher.

Application packs are available from the school office or school website 01865 763357

Closing Date: Tuesday 22nd January 2019 at midday Interviews: Thursday 31st January 2019.

St Joseph’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.