Job Ref No. ECC3471-78L Position Type: Deputy Headteacher Pay Range: L8 - L12
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: 27th May 2022 Shortlisting Starts:  19/05/2022

Job Description

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St Peter's Catholic Primary School is a popular, friendly school which primarily serves the Catholic communities of Billericay and Wickford. Each and every child is cherished and expected to achieve their very best. We deliver our mission statement by enabling our pupils and the wider community to love and learn, together with Jesus and develop a love of learning in the process.

We promote a rich curriculum with a strong emphasis on building knowledge and skills where children are creative, resilient and curious. We serve our community by providing an outstanding learning environment with exceptionally high expectations and standards and commitment to lifelong learning. We would love you to join us.

The Christus Catholic Trust and the Governors of St Peter's School invite applications from enthusiastic and suitably qualified, practising Catholic leaders to join our Trust and the leadership team at St Peter's to continue to build on our successes.

We want our Deputy Headteacher to:

· Have a clear vision and strong commitment to Catholic education

· Have a passion for education, making a difference to children's lives and who can lead by example

· Use creativity, innovation, intellect and resources to be successful and inspire others.

· Have the ability to support, challenge and inspire the children, encouraging them to achieve their potential through the promotion of outstanding teaching and learning practise

· Have a positive and proactive approach.

· Be an excellent communicator with a strong commitment to working in partnership with Parents and the Parish Community

· Be passionately committed to safeguarding and the welfare and wellbeing of children and staff

We can offer you:

· A supportive, welcoming and caring ethos based on the values of the Catholic faith

· The opportunity to work with enthusiastic and friendly children, and engaged parents

· A team of hard working, flexible and conscientious staff who work together to provide the best education and support for our pupils

· An enthusiastic and supportive Local Governing Committee and Trust

· The benefits of extensive support and collaboration across our Trust schools and the wider Diocese of Brentwood alongside opportunities for further professional development

· Excellent professional development opportunities within and beyond the school

· All the support needed in the form of individual coaching and mentoring from the Headteacher

We are committed to ensuring that every child in our community has access to the highest possible standard of education and we are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who shares this commitment.

We welcome visitors to our school, please contact Mrs Lammin email:, or call the office Tel: 01277 653770 to arrange a mutually agreed date and time to visit.

For further information about the vacancy or an Application Pack, contact Mrs Lammin.

Completed applications should be sent directly to school to the admin email address.

Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies. Only applications completed on the Catholic Education Service Senior Leadership application form can be accepted. This is a reserved post and is open to practising Catholics only, please review the document produced by the Diocese of Brentwood ''Definition of a Practising Catholic for Reserved Posts" for further information.

Information about the School

St Peter's Catholic Primary was a National Support School and is now part of the Billericay Teaching Alliance. It is a two-form entry school which holds various awards including Healthy Schools Award and the International ECO-Schools Award, amongst others. 'Outstanding' Ofsted July 2009. 'Outstanding' RE Inspection 2019.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Teresa Lammin
St Peter's Catholic Primary School
Coxes Farm Road, Billericay
Essex, CM11 2UB
Telephone: 01277 653770