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Deputy Headteacher

  • Organisation
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Hastings
  • Salary
  • £49,818 - £55,085 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 26/02/2024
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/329891/38976
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/329891/38976
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Hastings
  • Salary
  • £49,818 - £55,085 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 26/02/2024
  • Organisation
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership

Hours of work: Full-time teachers' hours 
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Monday 26 February 2024 noon 

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Old London Road, TN35 5NA
Phone: 01424429494
Email: http://office@sacred-heart.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: http://www.sacredhearthastings.co.uk
 
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

The Governing Body of Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School is seeking to appoint a strong, dynamic and inspirational Deputy Headteacher to further the achievements of this welcoming and caring school. 

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School provides exciting and meaningful learning with a strong Catholic ethos for 240 pupils aged 4-11. The school benefits from excellent outdoor learning environments as well as close proximity to the beach and strong links to the local parish. We are seeking an individual who will ensure that all pupils and staff are able to fulfil their potential within a caring and supportive Catholic community.

The successful applicant will be:

  • A practising Catholic who has a clear understanding of the distinctive nature of a Catholic School and is willing to take an active role in the life & mission of the School
  • An outstanding primary classroom practitioner
  • An experienced school leader who is innovative and knowledgeable; confident to lead the school in areas identified such as safeguarding, curriculum development, assessment and specific curriculum areas, e.g., Maths
  • A strategic thinker who can work with the Headteacher to further develop the school vision for school effectiveness, inclusion and wellbeing and who is mindful of the impact of these on pupil outcomes
  • Passionate about school improvement and raising standards
  • Able to support, inspire and challenge staff
  • Committed to build on existing relationships with parents, the Parish, the Diocese, Local Authority and wider community whilst fostering new relationships

 

We can offer you:

  • A welcoming, Christ centred community with a strong Catholic ethos
  • Enthusiastic and engaging children
  • An opportunity to make a difference to the lives of our children and families
  • The chance to work within a dedicated and committed staff team
  • A supportive Governing Body committed to raising standards and with strong local parish links
  • Commitment to your continuous professional development
  • A wide-ranging curriculum including creative arts, forest and beach school
  • Close links with our Deanery and EIP Schools providing opportunities for networking and training
  • A school with easy proximity to the coast and the countryside

An informal discussion and / or visit to the School can be arranged by contacting Naomi Corrigan.

Please email the school office for an application pack – office@sacred-heart.e-sussex.sch.uk

For further information about the school please see our website www.sacredhearthastings.co.uk

Please e-mail completed applications to office@sacred-heart.e-sussex.sch.uk

Key dates:

Closing Date:         Noon on Monday 26th February 2024

Shortlisting:          Wednesday 6th March 2024      

Interviews:             Tuesday 12th March 2024                   

The successful candidate will be expected to sign the Catholic Education Service Contract of Employment. The Diocese of Arundel and Brighton is committed to safer recruitment practice and the safeguarding of children. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check along with other relevant employment checks. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

Additional Information

 

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

 
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.