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  • Expected start date

    31 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Leadership Scale, point L10 – L14, £52,723 - £58,134 per annum

Job summary

The Directors of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust are looking to appoint a Deputy Head Teacher at St Augustine’s Catholic Voluntary Academy. Join us and help us shape the future of Catholic education in Nottingham.

St Augustine’s Catholic Academy is a happy school. We are a Catholic community with our mission firmly based on the teaching of Jesus. We offer a supportive environment and a school ethos where love and service is modelled in the way to serve and learn together. We have high expectations of behaviour, teaching and learning.

It is our vision for every child to be happy, caring and responsible; to develop a lifelong passion for learning, to maximise their learning potential and be prepared for the challenges of the 21st Century.

This is a reserved post which means that applicants must be practicing Catholics.
Please consult the document produced by the Diocese of Nottingham ‘Catholic Schools and the Definition of a Practicing Catholic’ for further information. A copy of this document is included as part of the application pack.
Our new Deputy Headteacher 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 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 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 can offer:

• a friendly, welcoming, community, underpinned by a strong Catholic ethos.
• enthusiastic, motivated, well behaved, happy pupils who are eager to learn.
• Supportive governors, parents and close links with the parish community
• hardworking dedicated staff who support each other through coaching
• professional assistance through our Employee Assistance Programme
• our commitment to nationally agreed terms and conditions.
• a commitment to outstanding CPD opportunities for all staff through our position as a lead school in the Trust’s CPD Hub.

The Trust and St Augustine’s 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.

Details of this post and an application form are available on our website

Completed application forms (and associated documents) to be emailed to

Closing date: Monday 17 January 2022 (9.00 am)

About Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust

Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire. Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s CPD Hub.

Why work for the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust?

• Access to first class CPD opportunities. We have a specialised CPD Hub to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD for all our staff. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
• Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 21 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
• Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent, and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
• Cycle to Work Scheme – you will save money as well as improve your mental health and wellbeing and reduce your Carbon Footprint.
• Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions.
• Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for teachers.

For more information about our Trust and our vacancies, please visit

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School overview

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

About St Augustine's Catholic Primary and Nursery School, A Voluntary Academy

At St. Augustine’s we aim to create an orderly, welcoming environment where the Gospel values of love, peace and justice are reflected in the behaviour of all members of the school community.

Prayer and worship are an important part of our daily school life. Through getting to know Jesus our children learn the importance of love and respect for all and how these values are reflected in their own behaviour and attitudes

Please do come and see for yourself. You can meet the children and staff when you visit and experience the real spirit and motivation of our school.

We very much look forward to meeting you.

Arranging a visit to St Augustine's Catholic Primary and Nursery School, A Voluntary Academy

For an informal discussion about the role and our school please contact 0115 915 6995.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

School location

Park Avenue, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG3 4JS

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