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Assistant Headteacher - Full-time

St Richard's Catholic Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-3740-74T
  • Posted:08/05/2019
  • Pay:L1-L5
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:17/05/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:W/C 20th May 2019


We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an aspiring or experienced, innovative and highly motivated leader for our one form entry primary school, which is judged as 'Good' by Ofsted in our last inspection.  In this role you will work in partnership with the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governors to build on the existing high standards to make a real difference to the life chances and opportunities for our children.

Our school is an increasingly successful and popular school that is at the heart of a supportive Catholic community.  The role will present you with many rewarding challenges and will involve you having full teaching responsibility for a class.

We are looking for:

  • A practising Catholic or someone with a clear appreciation of Catholic education.
  • A strategic leader with a proven success record of developing teaching and learning.
  • An outstanding classroom practitioner who can lead, develop and enhance the practice of others.
  • An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and ability to inspire others.
  • The ability to drive forward curriculum developments.

We can offer you:

  • Inspirational, talented and hardworking staff,
  • A vibrant, diverse, happy and positive culture,
  • Enthusiastic, respectful pupils who enjoy learning,
  • An opportunity to play a crucial role in the further development of our school,
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities,
  • An outstanding team of staff who share a passion to provide the highest standard of education to its pupils.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged for you to experience everything that we have to offer.  Please contact Andy Gretton, School Business Manager on 01304 201118 or agretton@st-richards.kent.sch.uk to make an appointment. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 17th May at 9am

Interviews will take place: W/C 20th May 2019

Any offer of employment is subject to our Safeguarding checks, including satisfactory return of an Enhanced Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure, references and a pre-employment health history questionnaire.

Information about the school

St Richard's is an academy as part of the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership. It is a modern, well-equipped Catholic School set in spacious grounds and situated in Castle Avenue, which is close to Dover Castle, Seafront and Town Centre. Priority of admission is given to Catholic children. As it is the only Catholic Primary School in Dover children come from different parishes. St Richard's aims to be a friendly community where all connected with the school will feel at home. Children of all beliefs are treated with care and consideration and gospel values are respected.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01304) 242977


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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.