We are looking to appoint a new Deputy Headteacher, details as follows:

Deputy Head Teacher



Required for September 2023


The governors of St Anne’s RC Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational, enthusiastic and dedicated practising Catholic to the position of Deputy Headteacher. We are looking for someone to share our vision in continuing to build upon the achievements of this happy and successful Catholic school.

In addition to being a creative and outstanding practitioner, the ideal candidate will have the vision and skills to work effectively in partnership with the Headteacher in continuing to raise standards. We require a leader who will support and promote our Catholic ethos in both our school and wider community, whilst developing inspirational and rich learning experiences across the curriculum.

This role is currently non class-based and support for continuing professional development will be provided.

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who:

-Is a practising Catholic with a clear understanding of Catholic education and the vision and ability to lead and develop the Catholic Life of the school.

-Is committed to collaborative working across our parish, our local community and across our local groups of schools, to enhance existing partnerships and develop new links.

-Recognises and believes in the unique individuality of each child.

-Has a proven track record of raising children’s attainment and driving school improvement.

-Is an innovative primary practitioner committed to creating challenge, excitement, creativity and independence in learning.

-Has the experience to be able work as part of the senior leadership team on curriculum development, supporting colleagues to develop subject leadership skills.

-Can lead on a core subject area.

-Can recognise the potential and nurture the talent of all our children and staff.

-Can demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and is a real team player.

-Will assist the Headteacher in leading and managing the school.

-Is willing to support the leadership in Safeguarding throughout the school and undertake DSL training.

We can offer you:

-A popular and inclusive Catholic school.
-A happy, welcoming school with a strong, positive and caring Catholic ethos.
-Enthusiastic children who enjoy learning and are proud of their school.
-A committed and supportive Governing Body with strong links to our Parish and local community.
-A school with a friendly, dedicated and hardworking staff who have high expectations of all our pupils.
-Excellent opportunities for your continued professional development as a Catholic leader.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the office to arrange a suitable time: 0161 273 2417.

Completed applications to be completed and returned to the School Business Manager Rita Jarvis at r.jarvis@st-annes-pri.manchester.sch.uk.

St Anne’s Roman Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: 19/4/23
Shortlisting: 28/4/23
Interviews: 2&3/5/23