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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    8 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Salary/Grade: Leadership Scale L18 - L24

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher with proven whole school leadership experience. You must be a Catholic leader who has the experience, motivation, enthusiasm and skill set to work alongside the Headteacher and other stakeholders to help lead the future vision and development of the school

The main duties of the role are:

  • Be a member of the Senior Management Team;
  • Assist the Headteacher in managing the school;
  • Support and represent the Headteacher at meetings during their absence;
  • Undertake such duties as are delegated by the Headteacher;
  • Play a major role under the overall direction of the Headteacher in the strategic direction of the school in formulating and reviewing the School Self-Evaluation and the School Development Plan.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Be a practising Catholic;
  • Be an experienced Good/Outstanding Practitioner;
  • Be an experienced Senior Leader;
  • Be passionate and knowledgeable and have whole school experience of managing change to facilitate impact;
  • Be a strategic thinker who is highly committed, motivated and ambitious;
  • Have excellent communication, organisation and analytical skills;
  • Possess the ability and energy to inspire, challenge, motivate and support both students and colleagues to meet and exceed expectations;
  • Have a positive attitude towards work and others;
  • Be willing to make a substantial contribution to the management of the wider life/organisation and day to day running of the school;
  • Be able to evidence relevant senior leadership CPD including the National Professional Senior Leadership Qualification.

Closing date: Friday 26th April 2024

Interview dates: Wednesday 8th May 2024 & Thursday 9th May 2024




What the school offers its staff

Why Work at The Barlow?

Our Values

Our core values are at the heart of every decision that we make as an employer. Our vision is to create a school community based on Catholic principles where everyone works together to provide a happy, supportive and productive learning environment.

  • As a Catholic school, our mission is to show love through our respect for others. We value our God-given gifts, talents and abilities. Our aim is to bring out the best in everyone, staff and pupils within a safe and happy environment.
  • To attract, recruit, develop and retain high performing staff, to ensure that we allow our pupils succeed and gain in confidence so that they contribute to society as skilful, happy and respectful young people.
  • To provide a workplace where staff feel valued and trusted.
  • To develop and support the growth of leadership and management.
  • To promote a culture focused on diversity, inclusivity and wellbeing by creating a healthy work environment to enable staff to perform at their best.
  • To provide opportunities for our staff to grow and develop.

Our Benefits

  • A skilled, talented team of colleagues to work alongside.
  • A comprehensive programme of purposeful, relevant continued professional development that is shaped by your needs.
  • Focus on high expectations for pupils with a centralised behaviour system.
  • Regular review of staff workload in order to support staff wellbeing.
  • Workplace pension scheme with excellent employer contributions.
  • We have a strong focus on CDP for our employees, ensuring that learning and development opportunities are offered throughout the academic year.

Family Leave

Enhanced family leave is available to support our staff with family commitments and emergencies.

Flexible Working

Where possible, we support staff with the ability to work flexibly and recognise the importance of work/life balance.

Cycle to Work Scheme

Employees can purchase a bike through a salary sacrifice scheme.

Wellbeing Strategy

At The Barlow RC High School, we are committed to promoting and protecting positive mental health and emotional wellbeing for all our students, their families, our staff members and governors. It is our shared vision to ensure mental health related problems are identified early, through: the mindful observation of all our young people and each other, excellent, professional relationships, an open mental health culture and our extensive, embedded support system, which is open to all members of the school community.

Our commitment to promoting positive mental health and wellbeing across our school community can be recognised through our achievement of the Wellbeing Award for Schools. We were also the proud winners of the Wellbeing Award in The Manchester Evening News school awards 2022 in partnership with One Education.

We have a group of Wellbeing Champions who meet termly to prioritise staff wellbeing and look for ways to improve our offering and staff feedback is at the heart of this.

We also have an independent Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational health provider in place to support staff with any wellbeing needs.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing
of children and young people and expects all staff to share their
commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants.

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About The Barlow RC High School and Specialist Science College

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
909 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0161 438 2108

The Barlow is a highly successful, mixed, 11-16 Catholic comprehensive.
In June 2019, Ofsted judged our school to be ‘Good’ in all categories.
Public examination results are strong; above national average in most
subject areas. We are a diverse and inclusive community, with high
standards of pupil behaviour and a calm and purposeful learning
environment. The school is located in Didsbury, a popular area of south
Manchester, with excellent transport links.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing
of children and young people and expects all staff to share their
commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants.

Arranging a visit to The Barlow RC High School and Specialist Science College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@thebarlowrchigh.co.uk.

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