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Job Ref No. ECC3513-46L Position Type: Deputy Headteacher Pay Range: L8-L14
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/09/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: 11th October 2019 Shortlisting Starts:  17/09/2019

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St Joseph's Catholic Primary, Stanford-Le-Hope (Essex)

Salary Range: Group 2 - Range L8-L14 (Fringe)

Start: January 2020

Are you a current or aspiring practising Catholic Primary Senior Leader looking for a Deputy Headship as part of a Catholic Multi Academy Trust?

We are looking for an innovative, creative, inspirational and dedicated Deputy Headteacher to join our vibrant academy and work in partnership with the Headteacher.

A Deputy Headteacher who:

Has a clear vision and strong commitment to Catholic education
Is an outstanding teacher
Is a caring individual who is supportive of the ethos of the academy
Is a practising Catholic with a strong faith and deep commitment to Catholic Education who will support the Catholic Ethos of the academy
Will work closely with the Headteacher and Trust to deliver the strategic vision of the school
Will be the Deputy Safeguarding Lead and will work with the Headteacher to ensure all staff are given advice with regards to routine safeguarding issues and take appropriate action
Builds upon strong links and partnerships with other academies in the Trust, our parishes, the Diocese and the wider community
Leads by example and models strong leadership by assisting the Headteacher in the continuous development of our staff
Fully ICT literate with experience in using data management systems, presentation software and word processing

St Joseph's will offer:

A positive and caring ethos based on the values of the Catholic faith
A commitment to support your professional development
The opportunity to work within a great community

The Christus Catholic Trust (CCT) will offer:

A dynamic and collaborative team of Senior Leaders across the Trust, who work in partnership and are committed to creating an ethos of mutual support and sharing practices, whilst providing an effective Catholic education for the children in our communities.  Support to improve the high standards of learning and achievement at our academy.

Visits to the academy are strongly encouraged and warmly welcome. Please contact the Trust HR Manager on to arrange a visit.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday, 16th September 2019 (by 10am)

Shortlisting date: Tuesday, 17th September 2019

Interviews will be held on: Friday, 11th October 2019

St Joseph's Catholic Primary and The Christus Catholic Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake and enhance DBS check and other pre-employment checks.

For an application pack please contact the Trust HR Manager on The completed application form and additional documents should be sent by email to

Please note that we do not accept CV's or applications from agencies. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Ruth Saul
Scratton Road, Stanford-le-Hope
Essex, SS17 0PA
Telephone: 01375 672217

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