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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    1 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 February 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L6 to L10

What skills and experience we're looking for

Governors wish to invite applications from practising Catholics with successful senior leadership and management experience for the post of Deputy Head Teacher to join the School’s Leadership and Management team at this well-established, successful and happy school.

As Deputy Head Teacher, you will work alongside our Head Teacher to provide vision, strategic direction and leadership in order to build on our many strengths and to support and lead our school into the future.

We are looking for a strong, dynamic and inspirational leader who:

  • Is effective, innovative and enthusiastic with an ability to motivate, empower and inspire colleagues through highly effective interpersonal skills.
  • Sets an excellent example of classroom practice and demonstrates commitment to high expectations of children’s behaviour and attainment.
  • Is highly motivated with a successful track record in working with children with a wide range of educational needs.
  • Is committed to working in partnership with the Head Teacher, governors and the wider school community.
  • Has an ability to drive forward developments in the curriculum.
  • Will keep up to date with current education initiatives and be proactive when managing change.
  • Is committed to making a difference to the lives and achievements of all at St Columba’s Catholic Primary School.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer:

  • Fantastic children who are eager to learn.
  • An enthusiastic, supportive and forward-thinking leadership team who are committed to making a difference in the lives of every child in our school family.
  • Friendly colleagues who work exceptionally hard and are committed to providing high quality

education and experiences for all children.

  • A Governing board who is fully committed to a brighter future for the whole school community.
  • Support for your own professional development.
  • Support from both the Diocese and the local authority.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01204 333421

The information pack is attached to download. If you think you have the experience and knowledge to fulfil the role then please submit an application to Tanya Johnson, School’s HR Manager, Bolton Council at tanya.johnson@bolton.gov.uk

Closing Date: 1st March 2023 no later than 10:00 a.m.

Shortlisting: 8th March 2023

Interview: 16th March and 17th March 2023

Further details about the role



L6 – L10


Commitment to safeguarding

St Columba’s Roman Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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About St Columba's RC Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
233 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01204 333421

Arranging a visit to St Columba's RC Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@st-columbas.bolton.sch.uk.

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