Assistant Headteacher, Workington

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St Joseph's Catholic High School, Business & Enterprise CollegeWorkington

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L9 – L13
Contract term: Permanent

Living, Loving, Learning through Christ

St Joseph’s Catholic High School is a popular school which has been serving the community of Workington since 1929. We are situated in an area of outstanding beauty on the fringes of the Western Lake District which provide a lovely place to live and work and unique extra-curricular opportunities for our students. We are a ‘Good’ school but we want to do even better for our students and families. Staff and Governors are united in our desire to continue to improve St Joseph’s, so that we live our Mission Statement to the full.

This role is a tremendous opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious individual with high expectations. The role of Deputy Head will be advertised in 2019-2020, providing a promotion opportunity for the right candidate. The post is suited to an aspirational leader who has experience of making an impact and raising standards and who wishes to be a future Head Teacher within the Catholic sector. You will lead Teaching and Learning so that progress continues to improve in every year group whilst ensuring all staff have ample opportunity to develop their expertise. You will also play a key part in ensuring the Catholic ethos permeates all that we do.

With fantastic students that are eager to learn, a professional and dedicated staff and our commitment to your professional development, there is no better time to join our school.

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or for an informal conversation about the role, please contact Emma Formby on 020 3194 3147 or

Application forms are available from Emma Formby on the details above.

Closing date: 29th January at noon
Interviews: 7th & 8th February

The post is open to applications from baptised and practising Catholics’.

St Joseph’s Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBs check is required for the successful candidate.

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More about St Joseph's Catholic High School, Business & Enterprise College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Harrington Road, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1900 873290
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Our School

Founded in 1929, St Joseph's has been serving Workington and the surrounding area for nearly 90 years and has a long tradition of being a family school with strong links to our community and our parishes. We are inspired by St Joseph, Patr...