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Archdiocese of Birmingham in Partnership with Warwickshire County Council


St. Edward’s Catholic Primary & Nursery School
Packington Lane, Coleshill, B46 3EJ
Tel: 01675 463249

Deputy Headteacher
NOR: 250 (2-11yrs)
Group 2 ISR L6-L10 Easter 2020 - 20th April

St Edward’s is a family friendly one form entry school. We are offering the opportunity for a practising Catholic leader to build on our ethos and to work alongside the headteacher to take the school from our recent Requires Improvement to Good. The school is in the process of converting to an Academy “Our Lady and all Saints MAC”. The successful candidate will be involved in managing this transition.

We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher who:
• Is a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education and can further nurture the faith and spirituality of our school.
• 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, inspire and challenge staff and the children to achieve the highest standards.
• Willing to become fully involved in the wider life of St Edward’s.

We can offer:
• A dedicated, friendly, and supportive staff team who have high expectations of themselves and each other and are supported by an effective Governing Body.
• A popular school which strives for consistent high standards of progress and attainment.
• A happy, safe and caring learning environment.
• Wonderful children, who love school and learning.
• Excellent links with the Diocese and our Academy partnership schools.

Applicants are warmly welcome to visit our school in the day, by prior arrangement. Please contact Mrs Jacqui Hodkinson via the school office.

Application packs are available on request. Please contact Mrs Jacqui Hodkinson (Clerk to the Governors) via the above address or by email on: admin3503@welearn365.com.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children.
The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and will follow stringent vetting and induction process.

Closing date: Monday, 11th November 2019, 12 noon.
Short Listing date: Monday 18th November 2019.
Interview date: Friday 6th December 2019.