The Sacred Heart School & Nursery - Deputy Headteacher

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School and Nursery is expanding to two form entry from September 2015. We are a friendly, caring and highly achieving school serving the parishes of Sacred Heart and St John Fisher in Southend-on –Sea. The Governors of our good school, which serves the community in Southend-on Sea, invite applications for the following positions that will help us as we grow. Leadership Scale L7 – L12.

A practising Catholic with a clear vision for inclusive Catholic education for all our pupils; A leader with vision and experience, able to motivate  and inspire staff and children and develop their own and others’ leadership skills; An outstanding and inspirational teacher who leads by example and is committed to providing high quality learning experiences for all children; An up to date practitioner with an understanding of the new curriculum and a creative approach to learning; A practitioner who can demonstrate that they have had an impact in raising standards through high expectation and support; A well-organised professional with excellent inter-personal and communication skills. The role offers the opportunity to: Support the Headteacher in leading and managing the school, in our exciting journey of expansion; Work in close partnership with our dedicated and supportive staff and Governing body; Teach unique children who are keen to learn and work with our loyal and helpful families; Develop your career with us as we expand year on year.

Our mission is Loving God, Loving One Another, Loving our world and Loving our learning. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. All applications must be completed using the Catholic Education Service Application Form.

Please contact the school office via email at or call on 01702 468052 for an application pack.

Closing Date: 23rd February 2015. Interview Date: 13th March 2015