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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

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What skills and experience we're looking for


The Governors of St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School invite applications from practising Catholics with senior leadership and management experience for the post of Deputy Headteacher.

The main priorities of all members of St Cuthbert’s is to ensure effective teaching and learning and providing the best education for all our students and supporting them to live life in all its fullness and reach their potential.

We would particularly welcome applications from strong candidates, who, if successful, will initially lead on Ethos, Inclusion and Equality.

Candidates are encouraged in the first instance to contact the Headteacher’s PA Cath Geden on hello@stcuthberts.com to arrange an informal telephone conversation with the Headteacher to discuss the school’s requirements. Alternatively, candidates may wish to view our school website. We also welcome visits to the school by arrangement.

We require someone who:

  • Has a clear vision for how to further improve and enhance the lives of all our students across the school in a systematic way and be a key driver in this process
  • Is a highly motivated and inspirational teacher with a successful track record in working with children with a wide range of educational needs and vulnerable pupils
  • Is a strategic thinker able to lead, inspire and motivate both staff and students
  • Can demonstrate excellent interpersonal organisation and communication skills
  • Can form high quality relationships for learning with all staff, students and parents
  • Will be committed to making a difference to outcomes and achievements of all the students of St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School.

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer:

  • A shared vision and ambition to deliver excellence for our young people
  • An opportunity to share in shaping the school’s improvement journey
  • Happy children who aspire to do their best
  • Motivated and dedicated staff
  • Commitment to Continued Professional Development

Our Vision

A vibrant community, uniquely created by God, which embraces everyone, especially those in need and celebrates difference. Enabled by a staff, dedicated to our Catholic ethos and a culture of excellence, our young people will be inspired to know more, and be more.

Further details about the role

Closing date for applications:Wednesday, 17th April 2024

Shortlisting:Thursday, 18th April 2024

Interviews: Tuesday, 23rd April 2024 and/or Wednesday, 24th April 2004 (if required dependent on number of candidates shortlisted)

All applications to be returned for the attention of Mrs C Twist, Headteacher by e-mail to hello@stcuthberts.com

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be undertaken. We are an Equal Opportunities employer with excellent CPD provision.

In July 2022, Ofsted Inspectors returned and confirmed that St Cuthbert’s continues to be a good school. “Pupils told inspectors that the best thing about the school is the education that they receive. They value the purposeful learning environment. Pupils focus on their work in class and co-operate well with one another. Leaders and staff have high expectations for pupils’ behaviour and academic success. Pupils have pride in their work”.

“Leaders have put together a coherent and well-ordered curriculum across all subjects. The curriculum identifies what pupils will learn and when this content will be taught. Leaders have ensured that the curriculum is broad and balanced from Year 7 to Year 11. The curriculum is ambitious”.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About St Cuthbert's Catholic High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
910 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01744 678123

St Cuthbert’s is a voluntary-aided, 11-16, co-educational comprehensive Catholic high school in the St. Helens Authority in the north west of England. There are 914 pupils on roll of whom 45% are baptised Catholic, with 33% from other Christian denominations, and 22% from other faith or religious traditions.

Arranging a visit to St Cuthbert's Catholic High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hello@stcuthberts.com.

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