Deputy Headteacher, Battersea

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St John Bosco CollegeBattersea

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L19 - L23
Contract term: Permanent

                                            Deputy Headteacher 

                                      Required for January 2018 

                                      Leadership Scale L19 - L23  

“It is not enough for young people to be loved. They must know that they are loved.” St John Bosco.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and skilled Deputy Headteacher to join this Catholic 11 – 18 comprehensive school judged “good” by Ofsted in May 2017 and by the Archdiocese of Southwark in 2014.  

It is an exciting time to join St John Bosco College as we continue our journey towards being an outstanding Roman Catholic, Salesian school, now that we are fully settled into our state-of-the-art building in the heart of Battersea.  Our success can be credited to our committed and dedicated staff who strive for excellence and promote high aspirations throughout the school.   

We are seeking an exceptional individual to take a leading role in the ongoing development of St John Bosco College.  We require someone who will be able to inspire pupils, staff, parents and other stakeholders to work together to ensure the school’s continued success.  The postholder will have responsibility for one or more key areas of school life at the direction of the Headteacher. 

The successful candidate will: 

• Be a practising and committed Catholic with a clear understanding of the distinctive nature of a Catholic school. 

• Be able to lead continuous improvement across all areas of school life to ensure that children at St John Bosco College are happy, safe and achieve to the best of their ability.

If you would like to discuss the post further or arrange to come in to have a look at the school before applying please contact Margaret Ansley, Head’s PA via the main school telephone number or email  

In the interests of efficiency, economy and the environment, candidates are encouraged to download an application and details from the school website, Completed application should be returned to the school either by email or post. CVs are not accepted  Please note that if you complete the application form on an Apple Mac you must use ‘Adobe Acrobat Reader’ (you can get it here:  ) and not the ‘Preview’ application that comes with the computer due to an incompatibility.  

Closing date: Noon Friday 20 October 2017 

Interview Date: Monday 30 October 2017  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   This post is subject to a DBS check.  

Tel: (020) 7924 8310                                     

Fax: (020) 7738 1867 

Email:    Headteacher: Paul Dunne MA

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More about St John Bosco College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Parkham Street, Battersea, London, SW11 3DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 9248310
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