Deputy Headteacher, Northampton

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

St Gregory's Catholic Primary SchoolNorthampton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £47,501 - £51,234 (L8 - L11)
Contract term: Permanent

St Gregory’s Catholic Primary School is a two form entry school with nearly 400 pupils and is located towards the North of Northampton.  St Gregory’s joined the St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Academies Trust in April 2016 and is one of three Catholic primary schools with strong links to the only Catholic Secondary School in Northamptonshire; all 4 schools work closely together within the Trust.

The school is seeking a practising Roman Catholic Deputy Headteacher who is really inspired by the journey so far and is excited to support the Headteacher and the Senior Leadership Team to embrace the opportunities that the school has to offer.  This role is key to building leadership capacity within the school, expanding and embedding the dedicated work of the existing senior leadership team. 

With the support of the Trust, St Gregory’s is on an incredible journey of school improvement.  Through a relentless focus on end of Key Stage outcomes, a strong emphasis on staff development and additional day-to-day support with financial and operational management, we have built the foundations for a bright and exciting future for this school.

What the school needs now is a dedicated and outstanding teacher who has worked at senior level and who will be committed to taking St Gregory’s on the journey through to ‘good’ and beyond .

This would be the ideal opportunity for an experienced teacher who is seeking their first Deputy headship, or someone looking for their next exciting leadership challenge in a growing and expanding Trust.

Application packs can be downloaded either from the Trust website: or the school website: 

All completed applications to be sent to Jo Brake-Oakes, Trust HR Manager, email: by no later than 12 noon on Thursday 21st March 2019. 

Shortlisting: Friday 22nd March

Interviews will be held: Thursday 4th April 2019

If you would like more information and/or arrange a school visit please contact Mrs Jo Brake-Oakes, Trust HR Manager on (Direct) 01604 497309 or email:

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More about St Gregory's Catholic Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Grange Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 2AX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 403511
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