Senior Deputy Headteacher - Standards, Stockport

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St Anne's R.C. High SchoolStockport

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L20-L24
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Post Title: Senior Deputy Headteacher - Standards

Salary/Grade: Leadership Range L20 - 24

The Governors and Headteacher are seeking a well-qualified, innovative and inspiring Senior Deputy Headteacher to take a strategic role in promoting the school educational aims and ethos. The role offers the right candidate an excellent opportunity to help shape the academic thinking and practice at St Anne’s.  Our school was recently designated as in need of “special measures”, and this is the final role to complete a new Senior Leadership Team who will drive improvement at a rapid pace.

It will require the skills of a dynamic and inspirational leader who can engage and motivate students and staff alike. In particular, we are looking for

- a proven record of significant leadership experience

- innovation and creativity

- expertise in the area of progress and achievement data tracking

- experience with mentoring and/or coaching of teaching staff

- experience with incisive intervention programmes which have impact

- resilience

St. Anne’s RC High School will be the first school to join the Emmaus Multi-Academy Trust by the end of this academic year, bringing support and opportunity to St Anne’s.  The Senior Deputy Headteacher role has come about as a result of a restructure of the current leadership team which will reach full completion by the end of academic year 2019 – 2020, comprising Headteacher, Senior Deputy, Deputy, and two Assistant Headteachers.   

We offer

- support to match your ambition

- the chance to lead core business of raising academic standards

- professional development towards Headship

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged to meet the Headteacher and the SLT.  

Application forms, Job description and Person Specification can be obtained from the Headteacher’s PA - Mrs Sue Swire:

Please submit a letter of no more than two sides of A4 at 11pt Arial outlining your skills and experience covering the person specification requirements and how you will help take St. Anne’s to Good at its next Ofsted inspection.

Closing date: Friday, 24th April 2020

Shortlist:        Week beginning Monday, 27th April 2020

Interviews: Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th May 2020

More about St Anne's R.C. High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Glenfield Road, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 2QP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 432 8162

St Anne’s RC was designated as a Media Arts Specialist School in the summer of 2009. The departments that lead our Specialism are Art, Drama and ICT.

As an Arts college, we aim to raise standards of achievement and the quality of learning in all...