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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 February 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Board of Governors are seeking to appoint an aspirational Assistant Headteacher to support the leadership team in developing the teaching and learning in school, ensuring that standards continue to rise and the school continues it’s rapid improvement journey.

An interest in SEND, RE or a core subject is desirable for this post.

This position would ideally suit someone who is ambitious and aspires to lead in Catholic Education. It provides an excellent opportunity to develop skills alongside an experienced leader and supportive staff and academy community.

The Governors are seeking to appoint someone who:

  • Is a committed practising Catholic or has respect for the values of the Catholic faith and will act as a role model to others.

  • Has a good teaching record and knowledge of the primary curriculum.

  • A person who can work with initiative, able to make decisions and work collaboratively with others to ensure policies, practices and procedures are consistently followed.

  • Has experience of leading and impacting in a subject area.

  • Has the drive, ability and commitment to raise standards across the curriculum.

  • Is resilient, innovative, creative and forward-thinking.

  • Has highly developed interpersonal skills to work with all parties in the school community and with other schools/external agencies.

  • Is confident to deal with safeguarding concerns.

What the school offers its staff

At Sacred Heart we can offer you:

  • Committed leaders and governors to support you within the role.

  • Quality continued professional development.

  • A very supportive team of staff who want the best for all children.

  • Children and parents who value education.

  • Opportunities to work across an academy working with other leaders.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Sacred Heart Catholic School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
185 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address

Arranging a visit to Sacred Heart Catholic School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@sjp2.net.

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