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Deputy Headteacher

Required for September 2020, or earlier if possible.

Deputy Headteacher


The Governors wish to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and talented leader to be Deputy Headteacher following the promotion of the current postholder to Headteacher at our school. This is an exciting time in our school`s development and we are looking for an individual who will focus on providing the very best for every student and will positively contribute to Brownedge St Mary`s journey.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a practising Catholic committed to carrying forward the Catholic and inclusive ethos of the school.
  • Have successful experience as an inspirational Senior Leader in a secondary school
  • Have a passion for outstanding learning, inspiring students and colleagues to be the best they can be.
  • Have the skills to innovate, lead and motivate all stakeholders to build further sustainable success
  • Be committed to creating a caring environment that promotes academic, creative and personal achievement, alongside spiritual and moral development.
  • Have high expectations of themselves, colleagues and students and the energy and determination to make a difference.

In return, Brownedge St Mary’s offers:

  • Wonderful children, loyal and proud of their school
  • Hard working and committed staff
  • Insightful and supportive governors
  • An environment shaped by the best pastoral care where every child’s future matters

There is some flexibility regarding the specific responsibilities of the role depending on the experience, skills and strengths of the successful applicant. We do not have any preference regarding subject specialism.

This is a good school. The school’s strong moral ethos promotes pupils’ good behaviour and exemplary relationships between teachers, pupils and their peers.”  (Ofsted Nov 2015)

Visits to the school will be available on the mornings of

Monday 16th December 2019 at 9.30 am

Thursday 19th December 2019 at 4.00 pm

Please telephone the school to make an appointment.

Closing date is noon on Friday 10th January 2020

The interview will be held on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th January 2020

Files to Download
DHT Advert
Christ At The Centre signature document
Content Page
Application Forms – Notes to Applicants
Consent to Obtain References Form
Senior Leadership Application Form
CES Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure_Form
DHT Application Pack
CES Recruitment monitoring
Person Specification
Catholic Governors Appointment Handbook
Appointment Procedure

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