Deputy Head teacher, Doncaster

Closing date:

Holy Family Catholic Primary SchoolDoncaster
Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The governors are seeking to appoint a full-time, permanent, hard-working Deputy Head teacher for our successful school. This is an amazing opportunity to develop your role as a senior leader to lead and manage a whole school under the direction of the Executive Head; and who would like to take the next step in their career.

Key responsibilities:

  • We are a happy, successful Catholic school family with a strong catholic ethos and are looking for someone to continue developing the Catholic life of the School
  • Continue to raise the standards of achievement, be responsible for all the day to day management of the children, staff and other adults, resources and building so as to promote and secure the achievement and well-being of all the children and adults;
  • Work with the Executive Head and other leaders to provide an environment in which all staff and children are enabled to achieve success and to build towards achieving their potential;
  • To have regard for the school’s data, teaching and learning, organising events, line management of staff;
  • Share our vision of transforming learning to raise aspirations, secure an enjoyment and love of learning and develop a sense of pride in all that we do;
  • To lead and manage key areas across the school and ensure an outstanding ethos is at the heart of everything;
  • Be an outstanding and enthusiastic classroom practitioner with a proven track record of raising standards;
  • Be an excellent communicator and able to work inclusively with pupils, staff, parents, Governors and other stakeholders;
  • Have a proven ability to lead, inspire and motivate others;
  • Be a resilient, organised and able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines;
  • Be able to develop effective partnerships in order to drive forward change and shape the future direction of Holy Family Primary School.
  • Show excellent coaching and mentoring skills


We can offer:

  • an exciting opportunity to work as a Deputy Head and a stepping stone from Assistant Head, or similar
  • a commitment to you and your professional development
  • a Governing Body committed fully to supporting all staff in order to drive and sustain school improvement
  • Some non-teaching commitment
  • A beautiful, well-resourced school


How to Apply

Application packs are available on request. The CES application form must be completed as agreed by the Diocese of Hallam. Visits are welcomed and encouraged. If you would like to visit or have any questions please contact Mrs McLaughlin, the school manager: J.Mclaughlin@holyfamilyschool.co.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 16th October 2019, Noon
Shortlisting: Wednesday 16th October
Interviews: 23rd & 24th October 2019

The Governing Body is fully committed to safeguarding and to promoting the safety and welfare of all our young people. There is a firm expectation that all staff will be accountable in sharing this commitment actively. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.

Holy Family Primary School, A Catholic
Voluntary Academy
Kirton Lane, Stainforth, Doncaster
DN7 5BL
Tel: 01302 841283
Web: www.holyfamily.doncaster.sch.uk
Email: admin@holyfamilyschool.co.uk
Executive Headteacher: Mrs B Nesbit
Chair of Governor: Mr Paul McCay



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