This job expired on 7 October 2022

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    7 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Pay Scale L20-24

Deputy Headteacher job summary

This is a wonderful opportunity to help shape the strategic direction of pastoral care at St Mary's and gain operational experience of all aspects of whole school leadership. The position will be of particular interest to those with the ambition and drive to aim for a future headship within catholic education. The successful applicant will be supported by and work as part of a committed and hard working senior leadership team.

The post is a permanent position from January 2023, to be paid on the Leadership Pay Scale L20-24.

St. Mary’s is a highly regarded, oversubscribed and successful school with:

  • A caring ethos and high standards.
  • An Outstanding Diocesan Inspection Report (March 2017)
  • A full Ofsted Inspection of St Mary’s in May 2022 was extremely positive and confirmed that St Mary’s Catholic Academy continues to be good in all areas. You can read a copy of the report on the Academy's website.
  • An outstanding induction programme, friendly staff, high quality professional cover supervisors, ICT technicians and admin support and a strong family ethos which make St. Mary’s a great place to work.
  • State of the art facilities housed in our £22.5 million pound refurbished campus.

We would be delighted to receive your application.

The post is subject to DBS (formally CRB), Asylum, Immigration and Medical Clearance. For further information about this post and an application form please visit the Academy website job vacancies section at: www.st-mary.blackpool.sch.uk

Please note In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 guidance, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates

The closing date for applications is: 1pm on Friday 7th October 2022

Applications should be received via email to admin@st-mary.blackpool.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

BEBCMAT is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, staff and visitors. All posts are subject to: ● DBS ● Medical clearance ● Verification of qualifications and National Insurance number. ● Two references including a judgement about suitability to work with children. ● A member of the interview panel will be trained in implementing Child Protection procedures. ● In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, online search be carried out. For teaching positions, barred list checks and prohibition from teaching checks will be carried out. For leadership positions, section 128 checks will be performed.
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About St Mary's Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1199 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01253 396286

St Mary's is a highly regarded oversubscribed Catholic Academy in Blackpool in the Diocese of Lancaster.

The school is very much a Catholic family where everyone works together to support and challenge one another to be the best they can be.

Our Catholic Ethos, founded on the hallmarks of:
Catholic Caring Community Challenge
is key to our success. Students and staff are all encouraged, as our mission statement states, to grow in wisdom, understanding, self-esteem and closeness to God. Many of our staff and students are Catholic or Christian, we are joined by a number of staff and students who aren’t, anyone is welcome to come and be part of our family as long as they are willing to support and contribute to the ethos and success of the Academy.

Arranging a visit to St Mary's Catholic Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@st-mary.blackpool.sch.uk.

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