Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

St Ethelbert's Catholic Primary School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-3722-36L
  • Posted:16/06/2020
  • Pay:L4 - L8
  • Start Date:January 2021
  • App Close Date:05/10/2020 at 16:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 12th October 2020


 Do you have the passion and creativity to drive our good school towards outstanding?

Are you ready to have an impact across the whole school?

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

If yes, then we would like to offer you the opportunity to work with us here at St Ethelbert's Catholic Primary School, at this exciting time on our journey to becoming outstanding.

 The Governors and HeadTeacher are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic to play an integral part in the continuing development of our school. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head Teacher and Governors and will be a crucial part of our SLT team. They will be expected to take significant responsibility and show initiative to ensure the well-being of the school community at the highest standard possible.

This post is for a leader of teaching and learning; with responsibility for curriculum, Religious Education and behaviour and attitudes.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a good knowledge and understanding of the EYFS and Primary Curriculum;
  • have a clear vision of Catholic Education;
  • be an outstanding classroom practitioner and exceptional role model; passionate in developing high standards and expectations for all pupils;
  • have ambition, enthusiasm, resilience and the ability to inspire and motivate others;
  • be committed to consulting and working with staff, parents and carers, governors, the family of parishes and wider community;
  • work as part of a team and be committed to ensuring high expectations for pupils, staff and themselves;
  • take a full and active role in all aspects of school life and passionately promote a clear child-centred vision;

In return, we offer:

  • fantastic children with enormous potential;
  • a strong, positive and caring Catholic ethos;
  • a sense of community through our close partnerships with our families, parishes and the wider community;
  • a personalised programme of professional development and coaching for all staff;
  • a strong commitment to staff well-being;
  • a pivotal role in the leadership and management of our school;
  • Inspiration and full support to become a future Catholic Headteacher;
  • a beautiful Catholic primary school in a picturesque seaside setting.


At the current time visits may be possible with compliance of social distancing rules. Please contact the school office to arrange either a telephone appointment or a visit.


Successful candidates will be expected to maintain and promote the Catholic character of the school and will have to sign the CES contract, which can also be found at www.catholiceducation.org.uk.


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/ vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to receive a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Further details can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk/dbs.

This position is subject to disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of offenders Act 1974.

Information about the school

St Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary School is a one form entry school set in the heart of the Georgian town of Ramsgate, Kent, just a short walk from the beaches overlooking the English Channel. The school had its last Ofsted Inspection in June 2019 and is rated Good. Our staff and governors are hard-working, caring, supportive and friendly and the children are well behaved. With our church being on the school site we are building strong links with our local community. Our school motto is ‘Live, Love and Learn’. Children are encouraged to fulfil their potential through a creative curriculum that meets the needs of all pupils, develops independent and enquiry-based learning skills and offers appropriate challenges so that they achieve the highest possible standards in all areas of their lives.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01843) 570689


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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.