Deputy Headteacher

St Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School, MITCHAM, Surrey, CR4 4LA

This job expired on 3 October 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    3 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    9 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£63,318 - £65,954

Deputy Headteacher job summary

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and passionate leader who will enable the children at our school to thrive and progress, in order to take their place in society. The Deputy Headteacher will place a clear focus upon ensuring the very best standards of teaching within a Catholic school context, so as to enable the best impact upon the children’s learning, whether this be academic, personal or spiritual. 

 We can offer you the following:

  • a friendly and welcoming team
  • a curriculum that is based upon children’s interests and diverse backgrounds;
  • a clear focus upon using available educational research to raise standards;
  • a well-connected and collaboratively-minded school;
  • a strong and committed local authority; and
  • an attractive Inner London salary.

We wish to appoint:

  • a practising Catholic who is willing to support the school’s Catholic ethos;
  • someone who is a successful classroom practitioner with a strong record of success;
  • someone who is a successful and proactive leader with a strong record of success;
  • someone who leads and cares about children’s learning, behaviour and their emotional wellbeing;
  • a great team player with high standards and a positive outlook.
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About St Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School

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

SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School is a vibrant and aspirational establishment with a positive approach to learning and behaviour. The school works in partnership with the Merton Deanery Catholic schools, Teach Wimbledon, the Mitcham Town Community Trust and Attain, the Merton education partnership; we have also introduced the Thrive approach into the school. We have offered school to school support in developing CPA mathematical approaches and have also supported schools in the best use of teaching assistants. We enjoy good transport links to Wimbledon, Sutton, Croydon, Tooting, London Bridge and London Victoria.

Arranging a visit to St Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School

If you require further details and/or a discussion with the Headteacher about how you could be our school’s next Deputy Headteacher, please arrange for a visit to the school or request an application pack – contact Finoula Quinn, School Business Manager on 020 8648 1459, or email the school, fquinn@sspp.merton.sch.uk, to arrange a visit

School location

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