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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

St Anselm's Catholic Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-3728-79L
  • Posted:07/09/2018
  • Pay:Leadership Scale £46,100 - £53,300
  • Start Date:Jan 2019
  • App Close Date:08/10/2018 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 17th October 2018


The governors of this successful school wish to appoint a Deputy Headteacher to work with our Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will be a committed and practising Catholic, be an excellent teacher who leads by example and possesses the skills, energy, drive and passion necessary to continue to develop and secure the very best outcomes for all our children, helping each to fulfil their potential and become ‘successful, confident and responsible’ individuals.

We would like to work with someone who:

Is a practising Catholic and committed to supporting the vision and ethos of a Catholic School

  • Is able to take an active role in the leadership and management of the school alongside the Headteacher
  • Has an outstanding and creative classroom style which will motivate and inspire colleagues in all aspects of teaching and learning
  • Has a supportive leadership style and leads by example
  • Is approachable on both a personal and professional level
  • Is innovative and forward thinking
  • Is able to empower colleagues and encourage them to take risks
  • Is reflective and focused on children with high expectations of their learning and behaviour
  • Is open and honest with a sense of humour

 In return we will offer you:

  • a friendly, welcoming school with a strong Catholic ethos and consistent academic achievement
  • enthusiastic, well-motivated children, keen to learn and proud of their school
  • committed staff team
  • supportive parents, governors and Parish
  • a well-resourced one form entry school
  • a strong focus on CPD with an excellent opportunity to lead.

The governors welcome and encourage visits from all interested applicants, therefore, should you wish to arrange an appointment or require an application pack, please call our school office on 01322 225173 or email secretary@st-anselms.kent.sch.uk

St Anselm’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all appointments are made subject to suitable references and receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date for applications: Noon, Monday 8th October 2018

Interviews are scheduled for: Wednesday 17th October 2018

Information about the school

There is much to celebrate at St Anselm’s. Our school is a welcoming, happy school where people are helpful, considerate and respectful of each other. The children are very happy and enjoy learning. We are very fortunate to have such a dedicated team of teachers, teaching assistants and other staff who strive to ensure that every child is successful, confident and responsible, equipped with all the skills they need to continue on their future learning journey.

We work in partnership with parents and carers and very much value the support and contribution they make to school life. The school also enjoys a close partnership with St Vincent's Parish. Because home, school and parish work together, we are able to provide a happy, caring and effective learning environment, where expectations and standards are high. We have carefully designed our curriculum to develop thinking skills, creativity and spirituality, encouraging confidence and opportunities for children to be excited about learning and challenged to achieve their very best.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 224937


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.