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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are seeking a candidate who:

  • Is a practising Catholic, with a clear vision and strong commitment to the Catholic education system.

  • Can demonstrate excellent classroom teaching and learning with high expectations of pupil attainment.
  • Is supportive of the Headteacher in driving the school forward.
  • Can inspire, support and lead in partnership with our children, our staff, parents and governors.
  • Is dedicated to maintaining and continuing to improve our standards of education and behaviour.
  • Is committed to their own professional development.
  • Is passionate about children’s learning and has a proven track record of raising attainment and developing the whole child.
  • Is an excellent communicator with good management skills who can develop and work with existing staff.
  • Is hard working, well organised and highly motivated.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to join a leadership team in a good school with enthusiastic, positive and well-behaved children, and a strong Catholic ethos.
  • Supportive governors who are committed to school improvement, who will work with you to achieve your goals.
  • Dedicated and talented staff who are keen to build on high standards.
  • An opportunity to help shape the future of teaching and learning.
  • Supportive parents and parish community.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development.

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 Thomas More Catholic Primary School, Saffron Walden

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
217 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01799 523248

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