St. Modwen's Catholic Primary School

Tutbury Rd, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire DE13 0AJ
Telephone: 01283 247560

Required from Monday 20th April 2020

St Modwen’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery Governing Body, are seeking to appoint a dynamic, effective and enthusiastic Deputy Headteacher.

The Governing Body are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who:
Is a practising Catholic with a deep commitment to our Mission Statement – ‘Together we Achieve Believe, Care’
Has exceptionally strong Christian values that underpin all that the school does to ensure that the children’s spiritual, moral, social,vocational and cultural development is of the highest order

• Is an outstanding leader and class teacher with a proven track record of whole school impact
• Is creative, forward thinking and skilled in leading and managing areas of school improvement
• Can support, inspire and motivate others to achieve the highest standards
• Can calmly and confidently deputise for the Headteacher
• Can face challenge and adversity with a smile and stay grounded

We offer:
A Catholic school already judged to be Outstanding in our Section 48 Inspection February 2018), which is building on its securely Good section 5 judgment (February 2019) to become Outstanding
We have particular strengths in the Performing Arts and Sports, with our own orchestra and the highly coveted ‘Platinum Award’ for School Games.
A strong sense of community with our supportive parents, skilled and attentive governors, dedicated parish priests, staff, outside agencies and children all thriving together
Exceptionally well behaved pupils who have a zeal for learning and a commitment to social justice and achieve above national averages at all Key Stages in all areas
Talented and friendly staff who create a combined atmosphere of laughter and hard work, ensuring that there is a broad, balanced and creative curriculum
Work alongside highly experienced Head Teacher
We would strongly encourage visits to the school. Please contact the Head Teacher, Ms Miranda Gibbs, for an appointment via the school office on 01283 247 560.

Further information about St Modwen’s can be found on our school website and on our twitter feed @StModwensSchool
Application packs can be downloaded from our school website under ‘Job Vacancies’ or via contacting our office team, again on 01283 247560
Applications must be completed using the CES Leadership Position forms. Any other choice of application will be discarded.

Closing Date: Monday 4th November 2019 (NOON)
Shortlisting: Wednesday 6th November 2019
Interviews: Thursday 26th November 2019

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service and references.