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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 November 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    19 October 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L5 - L9

Job summary

The successful candidate will:
▪ be a practising Catholic with a strong faith commitment, who embraces the development of the Catholic life and mission of
the school as a core leadership responsibility
▪ be a confident and visible leader with a clear vision for Catholic Education and ensure that the example and teachings of
Jesus Christ are at the centre of all that we do
▪ be an outstanding teacher, who has a strong track record and understanding of teacher development
▪ understand evidence-informed school improvement in order to support the headteacher to build on the current successes
and achievements of the school
▪ have a strong understanding of the Ofsted and Section 48 inspection frameworks and be able to support the headteacher to
strive for excellence in all aspects to ensure that each pupil fulfils their unique potential
▪ have the ability to build relationships with staff, pupils, parents, Governors and others working in St Clare CMAT and a wide
variety of external partners
▪ work closely with the headteacher and wider SLT to develop a compelling faith-centred vision for the school that acts as the
focus of all activity and drives improvement
▪ be able to respond and adapt effectively to changing circumstances, maintaining high levels of performance
▪ actively listen and effectively communicate to a wide range of audiences
▪ place safeguarding at the heart of all decision-making
In return we can offer you:
▪ enthusiastic and ambitious children who are keen to learn
▪ a highly supportive, effective and ambitious Governing Body
▪ a school which is fully staffed by a dedicated, high performing teaching and support team committed to supporting the
school and its pupils
▪ excellent professional development opportunities
▪ support from headteacher colleagues within the Sheffield Catholic Schools Partnership
▪ a school which is placed at the heart of its thriving Parish

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
232 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About St Thomas of Canterbury School, a Catholic Voluntary Academy

Situated in the South of Sheffield, St Thomas of Canterbury School is a Catholic Voluntary Academy with a popular pre-school and integrated resource. Our school community is made up of our wonderful children, their families, our parishes and our committed team of staff and we are committed to supporting our children to develop spiritually, morally, socially and academically. This is a unique opportunity to join a system-leading, Ofsted outstanding school at an exciting point on its journey. The governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated deputy headteacher to build on our many successes and to work with our new headteacher to lead our school towards achieving our vision.

Arranging a visit to St Thomas of Canterbury School, a Catholic Voluntary Academy

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please arrange by contacting the school office on 0114 274 5597.

Thank you

School location

Chancet Wood Drive, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 7TR

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