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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£75,331 - £83,081

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Deputy Headteacher (Behaviour and Attitudes, Personal Development and Catholic Life)

Salary: L20 – L24 (£75,331 - £83,081)

Contract: Permanent Start: September 2024

We are seeking to appoint a forward thinking and inspirational colleague to join our Senior Leadership Team from September 2024. The Deputy Headteacher will be instrumental in the strategic leadership of our school, helping us to develop towards providing excellence in Catholic secondary education in Keighley and ensuring the best possible outcomes for all of our young people.

The Holy Family Catholic School belongs to the Blessed Christopher Wharton Catholic Trust. It is an essential requirement for this position that you are a practising Catholic, someone who will act as role model and who will maintain the mission and values which underpin all that we do in our school community.

This is a key leadership post within the school supporting the Headteacher to create a common vision of excellence, helping to make The Holy Family Catholic School a truly exceptional place in which to learn and work. The successful candidate will have overall leadership responsibility for Behaviour and Attitudes, Personal Development and Catholic Life in the school

We have a strong pastoral team in the school comprising of 1 Assistant Headteacher, 3 Year Directors, 5 Year Managers and 1 Mental Health Champion. The successful candidate will lead this team, as well as overseeing and developing the support processes we have in place relating to the pastoral life of the school. The successful candidate will work closely with our Chaplain, and Faculty Leader for Religious Education to ensure the school meets the requirements expected under the Catholic Inspection Framework. They will also act as the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead.

The successful candidate will bring professionalism and academic credibility, balanced with warmth and sensitivity. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities of school leadership, with the skill to lead by example and inspire others to awaken their minds, achieve their dreams and serve others.

What the school offers its staff

The Holy Family Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and only applications submitted on the CES application form will be considered.

For further information and an application pack please contact Michelle Clare, PA to the Headteacher by e-mail at mclare@holyfamilyschool.uk. If you would like an open conversation about this role, or to arrange a visit to the school prior to submitting your application, please contact Michelle Clare as above to arrange a suitable time.

Closing Date for applications: Friday, 19 April 2024 at 9.00 am

Short Listing: Monday, 22 April 2024

Interviews: Thursday, 2 May 2024 and Friday 3 May 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.

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About The Holy Family Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
862 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

The Holy Family Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy is part of The Blessed Christopher Wharton Catholic Academy Trust, serving the town of Keighley and surrounding villages in pleasant rural surroundings. The school is on a rapid improvement journey. Governors appointed a new Headteacher in September 2021, and the school leadership team has also been recently restructured.

Arranging a visit to The Holy Family Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mclare@holyfamilyschool.uk.

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