Assistant Head Teacher, Bury

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St Gabriel's RC High SchoolBury

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 13-17
Contract term: Permanent

St Gabriel’s RC High School is a comprehensive school which welcomes students of all abilities, aged 11-16.  Whilst we were placed in special measures earlier in 2019, we still achieve extremely high results and are ranked highly in the local authority.

Our new Head teacher took up post in September 2019 and is an experienced Head, with a proven track record of school improvement. We are excited about the rapid transformation our School is undergoing and look forward to the removal of special measures quickly.

As a faith School, we place Jesus Christ at the heart of all we do. St Gabriel’s is renowned for its fantastic pastoral care, for which we often receive praise from parents, carers and our students.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about improving teaching and learning, who is outward facing and enthusiastic about educational research and proven strategies. We would welcome someone who can inspire and motivate our team of fantastic staff, who embrace change and are dedicated to their roles and School’s mission.

We are looking for an innovative candidate to join our dynamic team from January 2020, who is dedicated to providing the best possible opportunities to our students and who is committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of School.
We offer you the opportunity to:

Be line managed by the Head teacher, formerly a Senior University Lecturer in Education and experienced leader of teaching and learning at senior leadership level for the past 12 years. Our Head is a regular guest speaker at teaching and leadership conferences nationally.

  • Join a fantastic team of professional and supportive staff. St Gabriel’s is a truly welcoming community.
  • Develop and lead a team of coach teachers.
  • Accelerate your career through bespoke CPD.


Application forms and further application details are available from the school web site:

All completed applications must be submitted electronically via email to by midday on Wednesday 2 October 2019
It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Wednesday 9 October 2019.

St Gabriel’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS (formerly CRB) from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.

More about St Gabriel's RC High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Bridge Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0TZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 7643186
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