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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an Assistant Headteacher who:

  • Is a practising Catholic
  • Has high expectations of children’s learning and behaviour
  • Has high expectations of themselves and is committed to fulfilling their responsibilities whilst inspiring and supporting others
  • Will work as part of a strong leadership team to drive school improvement and develop the role of middle leaders
  • Has a good sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

The Governing Board of this good, friendly and oversubscribed school is recruiting a committed and inspirational Catholic Assistant Headteacher to join our hardworking and dynamic team. This is an opportunity for a current or potential leader to work with the Headteacher and SLT to promote the Gospel Values demonstrated by our Mission Statement and nurture our pupils to develop their talents and gifts and achieve their full potential. The role will have class responsibilities and leadership time.

We can offer:

  • A warm and welcoming school community with motivated and well-behaved children
  • An excellent staff team and supportive forward forward-thinking Governors
  • A strong commitment to your professional development

Commitment to safeguarding

PCC & St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level, and any other background checks, including overseas checks will be required prior to any offer of employment. You will need to demonstrate that you have a Right to Work in the UK. No post will be offered without it.

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About St Swithun's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
350 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

Voluntary Aided Catholic Primary School with Pre-School

Arranging a visit to St Swithun's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbond@st-swithuns.portsmouth.sch.uk.

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