We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Catholic leader to the position of Deputy Headteacher (Teaching & Learning), to join a senior leadership team comprising one other deputy headteacher and three assistant headteachers. The successful candidate will be a passionate advocate of our vision for the college, with a track record of impact in a previous leadership role. As a practising Catholic, the Deputy Headteacher will be totally committed to leading others with integrity, clarity and a sense of moral purpose.
Essential educational requirements
Higher degree / NPQSL or NPQH (desirable)
Faith commitment as a practising Catholic (Please consult the document produced by the Diocese of Nottingham ‘Catholic Schools and the Definition of a Practising Catholic’ for further information).
Essential skills and experience
Experience of making a significant contribution to a school's overall performance
Experience of successfully managing whole school issues and initiatives
Experience as a senior manager of leading, motivating and managing staff effectively
Experience of promoting excellence and challenging poor performance
Experience of supporting students through challenging personal circumstances including dealing with Safeguarding issues
Experience of promoting students' faith development including leading prayer in liturgical settings
Knowledge and experience to ensure that the school's Catholic ethos is fully reflected across the academic and pastoral curriculum
Knowledge of recent/current educational developments, initiatives and legislation and discernment as to their implementation
Ability to lead the development of teaching and learning strategies within the school
Ability to find innovative means of promoting student development and personal success
As a founder member of the St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi-Academy Trust (CMAT), De Lisle benefits from a wide range of support from the CMAT central team including but not limited to School Improvement, Lay Chaplaincy, HR, Finance and Business Services. In addition, our staff enjoy membership of a wide range of CMAT networks offering support, development and career enhancement.
About De Lisle College Loughborough Leicestershire
- Thorpe Hill, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 4SQ
- De Lisle College Loughborough Leicestershire website (opens in a new window)