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Deputy Headteacher

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Technology CollegeWalsall

In partnership with the Archdiocese of Birmingham, the Governing Board and Headteacher of St Francis of Assisi are looking for an inspirational Catholic Deputy Headteacher. Our school motto is ‘only the best is good enough’ and Governors encourage applicants who accept nothing less, who will be strategic, and excited by the prospect of leading progress and standards with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team.

The school has recently appointed a new Headteacher and is entering an exciting phase in all areas of school life. St. Francis of Assisi is a fabulous and highly successful school where staff and students feel happy and safe and where teachers and learners have a close working relationship. We have very high expectations of manners, behaviour and relationships and these expectations create an environment where all can achieve their ambitions and aspirations.

Our constant focus is to provide an excellent catholic education for all, which holds faith and love at the heart of all we do. We want all stakeholders to develop and fulfil their potential whilst part of our community and beyond. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in building and leading high performing teams, setting rigorous expectations and comprehensive support for all. By utilising their initiative to drive school progress, he/ she will coach everyone, students and staff alike, to achieve their potential.

The appointment is effective from the Autumn term (Sept) 2021 or earlier by arrangement.

For further information or to book an informal school visit on Thursday 6th or Friday 7th May, please contact Mrs Siciliano, Headteacher’s PA, to make arrangements on 01922 740300 or email

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application. Candidate references will be sought at shortlisting.

Closing date for applications: Midday Friday 14th May 

Shortlisting: Monday 17th May 

Remote Assessment Activities: Thursday 20th May 

Interviews: Monday 24th May

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