Deputy Head Teacher

St. Thomas More Catholic Primary School

Required from: September 2019
Location: Middlesbrough
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Term: Permanent
Salary: Group 2 school L6 - L10 (£45,213 - £49,937)

St. Thomas More Primary School is an academy which lies at the heart of the local community. The school provides an inclusive Catholic ethos that nurtures all those involved within the life of it. Our dedicated team of staff and governors, are committed to giving the pupils we serve the very best start in life so that they become confident, resilient learners who thrive on success. St Thomas More is part of the newly formed Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust, a family of 25 schools, a sixth form and a teaching school from across the north of the Diocese of Middlesbrough.

We offer:
• A Christ centred school with supportive staff, parents and governors
• A “Good school with outstanding features”, as recognised by Ofsted in 2018
• A school which exhibits high standards of achievement, supported by a strong Catholic ethos, with Gospel values at its heart, which permeate all aspects of school life
• A dedicated, talented and professional staff team who are highly committed to improving outcomes
• Happy, hardworking pupils who enjoy learning and achieving success
• An inclusive school with a warm, nurturing Christian ethos rooted in close partnership with families, the parish and wider community
• Excellent opportunities for continuing professional development

We are looking for a strong, dynamic and inspirational leader who:
• Has high expectations of themselves and others, establishing a culture which motivates and inspires children and staff
• Is an outstanding classroom practitioner who is able to demonstrate high standards of pupil behaviour and achievement
• Is an excellent communicator, with good interpersonal and organisational skills
• Is able to confidently deputise for the Headteacher and form a strong partnership with the leadership of the school
• Is creative, forward thinking and skilled in leading and managing areas of school improvement
• Will take a strategic lead role in curriculum development and teaching and learning
• Has a proven track record of strong leadership that improves outcomes and enables children to thrive

Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and rigorous child protection procedures are in place. We expect all staff to share this commitment and adhere to these processes. Therefore, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check and Childcare Disqualification Declaration.

To visit us before applying, please contact our School Business Manager, Miss Paula Bowler, between 9am and 3.30pm Monday to Friday on 01642 317350.

To apply now or for further detail, please visit

Closing Date: Noon on Monday, 11th February 2019
Shortlisting: Wednesday, 13th February 2019
Interviews: Monday, 4th March 2019