Deputy Headteacher – St Monica’s Catholic Primary School – Appleton, Cheshire

Deputy Headteacher – St Monica’s Catholic Primary School

Warrington Borough Council

Appleton, Cheshire


About the role

Required for September 2023

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to play an integral part in the further development of our school. You will be a creative and a dynamic professional with a real passion for Catholic teaching and learning.

Governors are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who:

  • Is a practising and committed Catholic who will work in close partnership with the Headteacher to ensure all within the school share the common aims, strong Catholic values and the very highest educational standards
  • Is an outstanding classroom practitioner with a proven and demonstrable track record of driving and sustaining improvement
  • Is an effective communicator across the school community and who is committed to continuing the effective partnerships which the school has already established
  • Is adaptable and has ambition, flexibility and a good sense of humour and is prepared to lead on a number of whole school areas such as attendance, English, and links with Parish, Parents and Community.

We can offer you:

  • Happy, confident and motivated children who enjoy learning
  • A friendly, welcoming community underpinned by our Catholic ethos, where every person feels valued
  • A knowledgeable and supportive governing body with high expectations
  • A strong partnership with parents, parish, local schools, the wider community and the Diocese.
Key Information:

An informal visit to the school is encouraged and warmly welcomed before submitting applications. Please contact the school for further information; visits can be arranged with Mrs. Jessica Pearson, Headteacher, by contacting the school office via email.

All candidates who are called for interview will be expected to undertake a Lesson Observation which will be arranged with your school setting for before the interview date.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. References will be required and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

Informal visits to school: Week beginning 27th February.

Applicants should ring the school to arrange an appointment (01925 267609).

Key Dates:

Closing date: Wednesday 8 March 2023 10am

Shortlisting: Thursday 9 March 2023

Interviews: Thursday 23 March 2023