• Location: Caerphilly,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £55,000.00 - £60,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 15 February, 2024 12:00 AM

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Deputy Headteacher St Helen's RC Primary School

Deputy Headteacher St Helen's RC Primary School

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Deputy Headteacher St Helen's RC Primary School
Job description
St Helen's RC Primary School

Deputy Headteacher Leadership Scale 07 - 11

To commence 1 st September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter (pending all safeguarding and recruitment checks)

On behalf of the children, the Governors of St Helen's RC Primary School are seeking to appoint a committed, motivated, enthusiastic and inspiring Deputy Headteacher.

St Helen's is a warm and welcoming school situated in the heart of Caerphilly, serving children from the local area, as well as the whole of Caerphilly as the only Catholic school in the area. At St Helen's we are committed to developing the whole child to reach their full potential, promoting an ethos of community, mutual respect, pride, creativity and ambition with Christ at the forefront.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a leader who wants to be part of a friendly, committed team driven to making a real difference to the lives of our young people.

The successful candidate will be:
  • A practising Catholic with a clear vision and belief for Catholic education
  • An outstanding teacher who leads by exemplary practice
  • A leader who has the ability to maintain current standards as well as move the school forward in terms of teaching and learning
  • A person who is organised with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A leader who is committed to the wellbeing and academic progress of all children
  • A person who values people and recognises the importance of compassion and humour
  • A person who is able to work in close partnership with the Headteacher leading our dedicated and talented staff

We can offer you:
  • A genuinely happy school where children love learning and teachers love teaching them
  • Children who are excited to learn and enthusiastic about their school life
  • Professional development which will equip you with skills required for further promotion
  • A role where you are fully included in making leadership decisions to develop an innovative approach to education
  • A committed and motivated staff, engaged parents and an active, supportive governing body.

We warmly welcome visits to the school to find out more about this position and a learner will be available to guide interested parties on a tour of the school on request. If you wish to take advantage of this, please contact the school office on 02920 853532 to arrange an appointment .

St Helen's Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitments. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification please select the relevant attachment from the attachments list.

An informal discussion about the post, can be arranged by contacting the Headteacher, Sophie Sanchez, via the school office

Closing Date for applications is: Thursday 15 th February 2024

Shortlisting will take place on: Monday 19th February 2024

Lesson observations will take place: Week beginning Monday 26th February 2024

Interviews will be held on: Monday 4th March 2024 and Tuesday 5th March 2024

Please apply online below.

We are legally required to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. Successful applicants are required to provide appropriate documentation such as a birth certificate, passport or work permit in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

If you have any difficulty applying online, please contact for further information.