EXPIRED

This job expired on 11 March 2024 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 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

Full time: Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L7 to L11

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of St Marie’s Catholic Primary School wish to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who is eager to share in the leadership and management of our happy and very successful school. We are looking for an inspirational and innovative leader who is an exceptional classroom practitioner and has the desire to achieve even more for our children, enabling them to thrive and become the very best they can be.

We are looking for an individual who:

  • Is a practising Catholic with a strong, lived faith and deep commitment to Catholic Education and the Catholic ethos of the school
  • Is a person who values all children as individuals and ensures that all children are confident and able to achieve their full potential
  • Is someone who will strive to maintain and further enrich our outstanding school
  • Is a leader and innovator who encourages, enthuses and motivates the school community through excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Is someone who will maintain and develop the partnerships between our school, our parents and carers, our parish, Archdiocese and the wider community
  • Has energy to drive fresh ideas and approaches that will help to take us forwards on our journey.

Our Children would like someone who:

  • is kind and understanding
  • is caring and helpful
  • is loyal and trusting
  • is patient and calm
  • is firm but fair
  • respects and listens to us
  • is friendly and approachable
  • is kind to everyone
  • is fun and will laugh with us
  • helps us when we are worried
  • is smart
  • who will reach for the stars!

This is a wonderful opportunity for a highly talented middle leader or current senior leader to progress in their career and to be ambitious for both themselves and our school.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • a vibrant, caring and encouraging environment for learning, underpinned by a strong Catholic ethos
  • strong support from a highly effective and supportive Governing Body
  • wonderful children who enjoy coming to St Marie’s, who love to learn and whose behaviour is excellent
  • dedicated, supportive and hard-working staff who are fully committed to further raising standards in the classroom
  • good opportunities for continuous professional development
  • supportive parents, carers and families who contribute and engage
  • a parish who are proud of their school and their connection to school life
  • a commitment to the wellbeing of all members of our school community.

Further details about the role

We warmly welcome you and encourage you to visit our school. Please contact the school office on 01257 422975 to make an appointment.

Application packs are available from and returnable to michelle.foster@wigan.gov.uk or Michelle Foster, Clerk to the Selection Panel, Governor Services, 2nd Floor, Life Centre South, College Avenue, Wigan WN1 1NZ.

The post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulation and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

St Marie’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this post.

Online searches may also be undertaken for shortlisted candidates.

Commitment to safeguarding

The post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulation and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

St Marie’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this post.
Online searches may also be undertaken for shortlisted candidates.

This job post has expired.

Upload additional documents

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

About St Marie's Catholic Primary School Standish

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

Arranging a visit to St Marie's Catholic Primary School Standish

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email michelle.foster@wigan.gov.uk.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Deputy Head Teacher

St Matthew's CofE Primary School, Bolton

Kentford Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 2JL

Deputy Headteacher

St Elphin's (Fairfield) CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School

Farrell Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 2GN

Deputy Head Teacher

St Andrew's CofE Primary School, Over Hulton

Crescent Avenue, Bolton, Lancashire, BL5 1EN

Assistant Deputy Head

Glazebury Church of England Primary School

Warrington Road, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 5LZ

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Wigan and Lancashire, Blackburn and Blackpool