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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time leadership

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L7-L11

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust wishes to appoint a Deputy Headteacher to work at St Elizabeth’s Catholic Primary School[i]. The Trust, in conjunction with the Local Governing Body, is seeking to appoint a committed and practising Catholic who has the experience, motivation, enthusiasm and skill set to work in partnership with the Headteacher and other stakeholders to help lead the future vision and development of the school and the Trust.

The main duties of the role are:

  • Assist the Headteacher in leading and managing the school
  • Support and represent the Headteacher at meetings as and when required
  • Undertake the professional duties of the Headteacher during her absence
  • Be able to work in successful partnership with the Headteachers and support the Trust’s vision for raising standards across the curriculum

The successful candidate will:

  • Be practising and committed Catholic role model for everyone within our community and able to articulate a clear vision for Catholic education
  • Be an exemplary teacher by endorsing and following the agreed school policies
  • Have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills and have the ability to build happy teams in school and with external parties
  • Have proven leadership skills within primary education and experience of leading school improvement
  • Demonstrate an ambitious drive for each child within the Trust to succeed in all aspects of their lives
  • Have strong moral and ethical principles and values
  • Be enthusiastic and motivated with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be able to adapt and respond appropriately to challenging situations
  • Be open to new ideas, committed to working as part of a team and, of course, have a good sense of humour.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • A caring, happy school with a strong Catholic ethos
  • Friendly and committed staff who are supportive and open to new ideas
  • Enthusiastic and well-behaved children who enjoy learning
  • Close links and group support from other schools in this forward-thinking Catholic multi-academy trust in this exciting time in our development
  • Opportunity to provide school to school support and to work in other schools where necessary
  • An opportunity to be part of a team of dedicated, talented and hardworking individuals
  • A true commitment to Continuing Professional Development with access to a library of on-line training courses and fully accredited qualifications and opportunities to access other relevant paid training.
  • Entry into a competitive pension scheme
  • A range of employee benefits which support your well-being that includes:

o A confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is extended to members of your family

o A Health Cash Plan which is paid for by the Trust and gives access to a range of benefits which include covering the costs towards optical, dental, alternative therapy treatments, health screening and discounted gym memberships and a large range of retail discounts. Some benefits are also available to family members

o Flu vaccination clinics

o Eyecare Vouchers

Further details about the role

If you would like to apply for any of the position, application packs are available from the Trust’s website: www.corpuschristitrust.co.uk/vacancies. You should complete the CES Senior Leadership application form and return it by e-mail to recruitment@corpuschristitrust.co.uk. You will need to read the notes to applicants, privacy notice, job description and person specification and disclosure form.

The Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, religion, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, sex and sexual orientation.

The Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post will be subject to enhanced DBS and barred list checks, satisfactory references, satisfactory online/social media checks and appropriate overseas checks and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The applicant will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

Applicants are advised that schools and colleges designated with a religious character in England and Wales are permitted by law to require certain posts to be filled by practising Catholics or individuals who hold a Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies. Where it is not a requirement of the role to be a practising Catholic, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

It is a requirement of this role to be a practising Catholic and there will be Diocesan representation on the interview panel.

Please note CVs and agency referrals will not be accepted

Commitment to safeguarding

Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post will be subject to enhanced DBS and barred list checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The applicant will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

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About St Elizabeth's Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
235 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 437 3890

Arranging a visit to St Elizabeth's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email e.simmons@st-elizabeths.manchester.sch.uk.

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