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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    7 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£49,019 - £54,091

Pay scale

Leadership scale points 7 - 11

Deputy Headteacher job summary

School: Our Lady of Good Counsel

Location: Sleaford

Contract Type: Permanent

Contract Term: Full time

Salary: Leadership scale points 7 - 11

Salary: £49,019 - £54,091 per annum

Start date:1 January 2023

Closing date: 7 October 2022

Join us and help us shape the future of Catholic education in Nottingham

The Diocese of Nottingham is looking to appoint a new Deputy Headteacher to this high performing Catholic Primary School from January 2023.

Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School is a single year group entry in a leafy location, which provides a ‘village style school’. Our small class sizes, ensure every pupil is known as an individual and is an important and vital member of our school family, a family where children are polite, courteous and look out for one another in a caring manner.

Reporting to and working closely with the CEO, you will focus your leadership skills on both the Catholic life of the school and standards of teaching and learning. Working with the school community, you will be responsible for the all-round spiritual, social and academic development of all pupils.

You will:

  • Be a practising Catholic with a strong faith commitment and a clear vision for Catholic Education
  • Ensure that the example and teachings of Jesus Christ are at the centre of all that we do
  • Have a proven track records of successful leadership, management and school improvement
  • Have the vision, drive and energy to initiate, lead and manage strategies to build on the current successes and achievements of the school
  • Be passionate about ensuring that each pupil fulfils their unique potential
  • Be a confident, positive and visible leader with the ability to build relationships with staff, pupils, parents, Governors, Directors and others working in the CMAT and a wide variety of external partners
  • Constantly be looking ahead, working closely with the CMAT, Governors and the 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 build successful teams and work collaboratively with others to achieve success
  • Have the ability to drive themselves and others
  • 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 the school

We offer:

  • enthusiastic and ambitious children who are keen to learn
  • a highly supportive and ambitious Catholic Multi-Academy Trust Board and Governing Body
  • a school which is fully staffed by a dedicated, well qualified teaching and support team committed to supporting the school and its pupils
  • an excellent, bespoke induction programme.

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About Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
163 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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The Trust and Our lady of Good Counsel Catholic Voluntary Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants.
Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring, and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential.

We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities, and beliefs. This includes those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos. This diversity is fundamental to our values and enriches the lives of the students within our schools.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.
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Arranging a visit to Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@ololcmat.co.uk.

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