• Location: St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School,
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  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 03 May, 2024 12:00 AM

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Deputy Headteacher - St Marys Catholic Primary School

Deputy Headteacher - St Marys Catholic Primary School

Bridgend County Borough Council
Deputy Headteacher - St Marys Catholic Primary School
Job description
32.5 hours

ISR L7 - L11

The governors of our successful and progressive Catholic school are seeking to appoint an inspirational, high quality practitioner with excellent management and interpersonal skills as its new Deputy Headteacher.

There are many elements of strong practice in place at St Mary’s, as identified in a recent ESTYN inspection. As a Pioneer School during the development of Curriculum for Wales, St Mary’s has designed and implemented a broad, bespoke and engaging curriculum for its learners.

At St Mary’s, we can offer you:

A strong and supportive Catholic ethos, which pervades the life of the school.

Professional development that is rooted in contemporary educational research.

A determination to further develop a curriculum that produces ambitious, capable learners with a broad range and depth of knowledge and skills.

Children who are curious about the world in which they live and who demonstrate a love of learning.

A highly committed team of governors and staff who are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence.

We are searching for a Deputy Headteacher who:

Is a practising Catholic who exhibits a clear understanding about the purpose of Catholic education and will lead and model our Catholic ethos and values within school and throughout the wider community.

Is proven as an excellent Catholic teacher, with high standards and a determination to facilitate rapid rates of progress in all pupils.

Is committed to school improvement and has the necessary skills to motivate and drive initiatives.

Is skilled at mentoring and supporting colleagues in the journey towards excellence.

Fosters strong partnerships with pupils, staff, parents, governors and the local community to provide an environment where all are supported to achieve their full potential.

Has a good sense of humour, a positive, sunny disposition and the enthusiasm to support the Headteacher and Governors in leading and managing the school.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  Please contact Mrs Large in the school office to arrange an appointment. 

Prospective candidates can access further information on the school’s website.

Completed application forms (CES forms can be found at

Forms can be submitted electronically (please email: or as a paper copy (please address to the Headteacher, Mrs Rachel Azzopardi) by 03 May at 12pm.

Protecting children, young people or adults at risk is a core responsibility of all council employees.

Criminal records check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) is a requirement for this post.

Closing Date: 03 May 2024.

Shortlisting Date: 07 of May

Lesson Observations Week Beginning 13th of May 2024

Interviews: 17 May 2024.

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