St. Paul’s C.E. Primary School Deputy Headteacher L6 – L10

The Governors of St. Paul’s C.E. Primary School are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher to the position of Deputy Headteacher. Ideally the successful candidate will possess strengths in curriculum development, data analysis, and assessment.

St. Paul’s C E Primary School is a one form entry primary school with 208 children currently on roll and a higher than average number of children with both SEND and EHC plans.  We are a friendly school with a deep sense of spirituality.  The successful candidate will join a school with a family feel and strong links to the Church and local community. 
The Governors are looking to appoint a candidate who is committed to nurture our school and drive improvement and growth both in terms of standards and Christian ethos. 

The right candidate will:-
  • Be a practising Christian
  • Be committed to our Church ethos and support our mission to have a ‘Christ centred’ approach to learning and living. 
  • Care about our children and families and want to make a difference. 
  • Understand the role of assessment to achieve and sustain high standards and will manage assessment throughout the school. 
  • Be confident in the analysis of data and use the information to set targets. 
  • Have a genuine interest in further developing our exciting and innovative ‘mastery curriculum’. 
  • Have current and relevant understanding of children with additional needs e.g. ADHD, autism and have a secure understanding of EHC plans. 
  • Have experience of mentoring student teachers, NQT’s, and helping staff to realise their full potential.  Have a good sense of humour and commit fully to our school and local community. 
In return we can offer you:-
  • An exciting new challenge.
  • Support and nurture through our committed staff team, wonderful pupils and close links to St Paul’s Church. 
  • The opportunity to work extensively with the WOWs consortium. 
  • Structured CPD.
Closing date: Noon 27 March 2017

Short-listing date: 30 March 2017

Shortlisted candidates will be invited into St Paul’s to complete a teaching activity on Thursday 20 April 2017.

Interview date: 21 April 2017
To view documents relating to this post, please click the links on the right of this page.

For a tour of the school. Please contact Mrs Louise Cooke via school office on 01942 243068, to make an appointment for one of the following times:
  • 4.30pm on Monday 20 March 2017
  • 4.30pm on Wednesday 22 March 2017

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How to apply

Candidates should support their application with a concise letter.  This should be well presented in point 12 and be grammatically correct and the spelling accurate.  This letter should be no more than 2 sides of A4. 

Completed application packs should be returned to Mrs Louise Cooke (Office Manager) at the school address:
St Paul’s C E Primary School,
Warrington Road, Goose Green,
Wigan, Lancashire,
WN3 6SB. 

No later than Noon on 27 March 2017.  

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Application packs should be emailed to the school.