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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 April 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

Contract type


Pay scale

L13 to 17

What skills and experience we're looking for

We want a Deputy Headteacher who is:

· A practising Catholic with a clear vision and strong commitment to Catholic education

· Secure in their understanding of and commitment to safeguarding.

· Able to lead and develop improvement across the curriculum, including leadership of Religious Education.

· An outstanding classroom teacher.

· Passionate about children’s learning and has a proven track record of raising attainment and developing the whole child.

· An excellent communicator with good management skills who can develop and work with existing staff.

· Hard working, well organised and highly motivated.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

· An exciting opportunity to join a leadership team in an amazing school with enthusiastic and well-behaved children, and a strong Catholic ethos.

· A supportive Headteacher and governing body who are committed to school improvement, and who will work with you to achieve your goals.

· An enthusiastic and aspirational Senior Leadership Team.

· Dedicated and talented staff who are keen to build on high standards.

· As a non-class-based role, dedicated time for your leadership responsibilities.

· Supportive parents and parish community.

· A commitment to your continuing professional development.

Further details about the role

Prospective candidates are very warmly encouraged to visit the school.

For more information, an Application Pack or to arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 01708220277 or personnel@st-josephs.havering.sch.uk.

Full details of the post and the application pack are also available on our website https://st-josephs-upminster.net/vacancies/

Completed applications should be sent to personnel@st-josephs.havering.sch.uk.

This is a reserved post and is open to practising Catholics only; please review the document produced by the Diocese of Brentwood ‘’Definition of a Practising Catholic for Reserved Posts” for further information. Applicants must only use the correct CES application form. Priest references will be requested prior to shortlisting and are a requirement for this process. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies.

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.

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About St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
418 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is a highly respected, two-form entry Catholic primary school. The Governors and Headteacher invite applications from experienced, enthusiastic and suitably qualified practising Catholic leaders to play a key role in building on the success of our friendly school, working in partnership with our whole school community.

Arranging a visit to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email personnel@st-josephs.havering.sch.uk.

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