(Leadership Spine points L7 to L12 £45,290 to £51,127 per annum)

Governors are willing to consider the flexibility available within the school teachers’ pay and conditions document 2015


NOR 261

Required for September 2018 or sooner if possible

Closing Date:  11th April 2018 12 noon

Shortlisting: 16th April 2018

Interview: Friday 27th April and Monday 30th April 2018


Are you a practising Catholic with the drive and enthusiasm to support leading our good school?  The children, staff and governors are seeking a new Deputy Head Teacher, who is committed to building an exceptional and caring learning environment where all members of the school community can thrive.


Our school:

* Was judged to be Good by Ofsted in February 2017 and Outstanding by Salford Diocese in Section 48 Inspection in February 2018

* Exhibits very high standards in all areas of pupil achievement supported by a dynamic Catholic ethos, with Gospel values at its heart, which permeates all aspects of school life.

* Consistently exceeds national averages for attainment at KS2

* Works within a partnership of Catholic schools to enhance pupils’ learning opportunities and challenge them to achieve their full potential within the security of a Catholic community.

* Is a happy and friendly school where children love to learn and enjoy coming to school.


We are looking for a strong, dynamic and inspirational leader who:

* has the vision and dedication to take on the challenge of leading this good school

* works with mission integrity for the benefit of all within the school community

* has a clear strategic direction

* will challenge and empower staff to be the best they can be

* will develop and sustain a learning culture for all across our school

*  will foster children’s enjoyment of learning whilst ensuring high levels of achievement

* will develop the respectful and inclusive ethos of our school

*  will undertake leadership of Key Stage One and the ongoing development of our rigorous curriculum

*  to potentially lead SEN throughout the school (experience of this position currently is desirable but not essential)


We can offer:

*  fantastic children who are eager to learn and exceptionally well behaved

*  a dedicated, talented and professional staff team

*  a supportive Governing Body which is fully committed to a brighter future for the whole school community

*  a parental body that takes a keen interest in their children’s development

*  support for your professional development

*  excellent local and borough wide collaborative links

*  support from both the Diocese and the local authority


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office on (0161) 223 9345 or


All applications should be competed on the CES application forms available from their website. These should be completed with reference to the job and person specification which are available through the school website or on request from the school by email (


Closing Date:  11th April 2018 12 noon

Shortlisting: 16th April 2018

Interview: Friday 27th April and Monday 30th April 2018


St Willibrord’s Roman Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding, equal opportunities 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 and other appropriate employment checks


Application forms should be returned, to the Headteacher (Mr. Carl McIver) by 12:00pm 11th February 2018





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St Willibrord’s RC Primary School, Vale Street, Clayton, Manchester.  M11 4WR


Tel: 0161 223 9345

Fax: 0161 220 9110





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