Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 February 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

Contract type


Pay scale

L7 - L11

What skills and experience we're looking for

Diocese of Shrewsbury in partnership with

Tameside M.B.C


Cheriton Close, Hattersley SK14 3DQ

Tel: 0161 368 3455



Salary L7-L11 (£54 816 - £60 488)

Required for September 2024

Are you an empathetic, passionate, innovative and reflective practitioner, who will provide strong, professional and spiritual leadership?

The Governors are seeking to appoint a committed and practising Catholic, who shares our vision and passion and has the leadership and ambition to build on the successes of our school.

St James’ Catholic Primary School, situated in Hattersley, is a popular school which is well supported by parents/carers and the local community. Our aim is to develop everyone’s full potential by providing a happy and nurturing school environment encouraging broad interest, respect and care for others.

We are seeking a candidate who is:

  • A practising Catholic who will strive to uphold and continue to develop the strong moral values throughout our school and wider community
  • Be committed to professional development for self and others
  • Be a highly collaborative strategic leader with an ability to engage with a range of internal and external partners to further enhance school improvement
  • Committed to promoting high standards of attainment and behaviour
  • Have a proven track record of raising standards in teaching and learning, resulting in measurable whole school improvement, within an aspirational, caring and accountable ethos
  • Have an unrelenting drive to ensure all pupils achieve and a continuous focus on narrowing the gap

Visits to school are warmly welcomed and positively encouraged. Please contact Mrs Jackie Walker, Headteacher, for an appointment.

All applications MUST be on CES application forms.

Application packs and CES application forms are available from the Greater Jobs website and the school website and are to be returned to

CLOSING DATE Monday 15th April 2024 (10am)

SHORTLISTING Monday 15th April 2024 (4pm)

LESSON OBSERVATIONS Tuesday 16th to Friday 19th April 2024

INTERVIEWS Wednesday 24th April 2024

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • A strong Catholic ethos
  • A happy and supportive working environment
  • An experienced and dedicated staff
  • Good relationships with parents and the parish family
  • Children are well behaved, eager to learn and proud of their school
  • A supportive governing body
  • A supportive school community which is proud of our extracurricular activities, in particular our music provision.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to

Visas cannot be sponsored.
Download an application form - 64.6 KB

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About St James Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
197 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to St James Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Deputy Head Teacher

St Matthew's CofE Primary School, Bolton

Kentford Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 2JL

Deputy Headteacher

St Elizabeth's Catholic Primary School

Calve Croft Road, Manchester, M22 5EU

Deputy Headteacher

Mayfield Primary School

Mayfield Road, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL1 4LG

Deputy Headteacher

Thornhill Junior and Infant School

Edge Lane, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 0QT

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Cheshire