4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    20 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    22 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Group 3 School Leadership Scale Point 9-13 £51,402 - £56,721 Per Annum

Job summary

Following the recent successful appointment of the Head teacher, the Governors at St Paul’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery are seeking to appoint a Deputy Head teacher who is a committed and inspirational professional with energy, drive and a determination to achieve high standards and achievement for all pupils along with a dedication to developing our excellent Catholic ethos and culture of service.

The successful candidate will have the capability to support our vision for the school as well as determination and ambition to deliver the best possible education and care for all our children.

The candidate must be a Practising Catholic.

We can offer you:

Wonderful, enthusiastic, happy children who are motivated and keen to learn.
The opportunity to work with professional, friendly and supportive staff who genuinely believe that every child deserves the very best education.
A Dedicated leadership time.
A school where there is an excellent Catholic and caring culture, nurturing a diverse community.
A supportive governing body determined to do the best for our community.
Opportunity to work in partnership alongside our Head teacher and develop your leadership skills further.
Excellent continued professional development and career development both within and beyond the school

Applying for the job

Please follow the application link below to be redirected to Portsmouth careers page for the full application pack and application forms

St Paul’s Catholic Primary School and Portsmouth City Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic
Education phase
School size
361 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About St Paul's Catholic Primary School

St Paul’s is a mixed voluntary aided Catholic primary school, serving the parish of St Colman and St Paul. It is situated in Paulsgrove, an area to the North of the City of Portsmouth.

With approximately 345 children on roll (approx. 32% Catholic). St Paul’s is an above average-sized primary school,32% of children are eligible for free school meals and 42% for the pupil premium. 12% of pupils are identified by the school as having special educational needs. Approximately 71% of pupils on roll are from a White British background. The remainder are from a wide mix of ethnic backgrounds. Approximately 22% are learning English as an additional language.

Our School’s Mission is to ‘Do Everything with Love,’ so, we aim to provide an inclusive community where everyone is valued for their own individual talents and personality. We work hard to offer our children a strong spiritual, nurturing and moral base, a rich, exciting and challenging curriculum and a stimulating learning environment, enabling them to reach their full potential.

Arranging a visit to St Paul's Catholic Primary School

If you believe you have the right skills and experience for this post we would be delighted to show you around our school. Please contact the PA to the Head teacher vanesssa_sharman@st-pauls.portsmouth.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

School location

Bourne Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 4JD

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