Deputy Headteacher

St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School, Wigan, Lancashire, WN6 8BD

This job expired on 16 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 April 2022

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from £44106 (L5-L9)

Deputy Headteacher job summary

Full time teaching hours

The Governing Board of St. Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery is seeking to employ a dynamic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to work in partnership with the Headteacher in the management, leadership and development of the school. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dedicated and committed leadership team.

At St. Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School, we live out our mission statement of, ‘Growing Together in Faith, Love and Learning,” and this permeates all areas of school life. We take pride in our children who leave our school fully able to live out the teachings of Jesus in their community and wider world, so that they may be brave and ambitious in the lives that they choose to lead.

We are looking for an outstanding practitioner who is also a determined and ambitious leader, with the vision and the skills to work alongside the Headteacher to continue improving standards of learning and teaching for all children.

You must have significant experience and knowledge of education and be able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of how to achieve the best outcomes for children through a proven track record of raising standards.

As Deputy Headteacher you will be expected to lead by example and inspire others, whilst providing challenge, rigour and strategic direction.
St. Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery is at the heart of the local community with beautiful grounds. It is a nurturing school which is filled with happy children who love coming to school. We make use of our strong parish links and provide experiences beyond the school day for our children.

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About St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
196 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01257 401125

The Governing Body of St. Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School is keen to appoint someone who:
* Believes passionately in the role of a Catholic school and lives out the Gospel Values in their day-to-day life.
* Has a strong moral purpose with high aspirations and a desire to help pupils’ success in school and throughout their lives.
* Has a proven track record of raising the attainment of all children and making an impact across school.
* Has clear and demonstrable experience of developing their own and others pedagogy and practice.
* Has a passion for working with children and families and finds joy and energy in the everyday life of school.
* Is committed to the safeguarding, welfare and wellbeing of children and staff.
We can offer you:
* A friendly and welcoming nurturing school environment with a real ‘family feel’.
* Truly wonderful pupils who bring a sense of joy to all that they do.
* Support for continuing professional development.
* Supportive colleagues who are committed to raising standards.
* A supportive and highly skilled governing body who believe passionately in St. Bernadette’s.
* A supportive Archdiocese and Local Authority who will work closely with the school to enable all members of our community to fulfil their potential.
If you believe you have the knowledge, experience and skills to make a real impact as our Deputy Headteacher, then we would love to hear from you.

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