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Assistant Headteacher

St.Wilfrid's RC CollegeSouth Tyneside

St Wilfrid’s RC College is part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust – Acting Executive Head Teacher Mrs Francesca Craik

Assistant Headteachers

We are seeking to appoint three inspirational teachers and leaders to the posts of Assistant Headteacher to join us from April 2021.

Specific responsibilities of our Assistant Headteachers are determined depending on their strengths and according to the needs of the school. All members of the SLT work to support a culture of excellent behaviour for learning, values-based interactions and Safeguarding. However, a particular interest in Curriculum and Data, Teaching and Learning and Pastoral care would be advantageous.

As an Assistant Headteacher you will be a passionate and committed leader able to inspire staff, students, parents and carers. Using your communication and leadership skills you will ensure excellent outcomes and experiences for both students and staff alike.

You will bring strong ambition, drive and an endeavour to achieve excellent outcomes for our school community. You will be able to work with the Acting Executive Headteacher, Head of School and our highly focused and energetic Senior Leadership Team to inspire, lead and motivate our talented staff team and be focused on continuing our journey as an outstanding and world class school.

If you are an experienced middle leader or an existing member of a successful leadership team and a strategic thinker with the skills, ability and passion to help our students fulfil their potential, we would welcome your application.

At St. Wilfrid’s RC College, we are committed to inspire and develop all members of our community on a journey through faith and learning. We strive to achieve excellence and overcome challenges through mutual respect and consideration. St Wilfrid’s RC College recognised as a Silver level employer through the ‘Better Health at Work Award’ and currently working toward the Gold level.

St Wilfrid’s RC College safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with South Tyneside Child Protection Procedures.  Enhanced DBS checks are mandatory for all school staff.

Application forms and further details are available on the school’s website under Vacancies, application forms to be returned to the school or emailed to

Salary: Leadership: Band L13- 17

Start Date: April 2021

Contract: Permanent

For the full job descriptions and person specifications please visit the St Wilfrid's R.C. College website  

Completed application forms should be submitted by email to by 10am on Monday 25th January 2021. Emailed applications are required and CV’s will not be accepted.

Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required to add a written signature to their application when circumstances allow.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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