Deputy Headteacher, Cheadle Hulme

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St James' Catholic High SchoolCheadle Hulme

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L18 - L22 (£59,857 - £66,017)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Headteacher – Mr Tim Beesley

NOR 794 

11-16 Mixed Comprehensive

St James’ Catholic High School is a popular and oversubscribed 11-16 mixed comprehensive which was judged by OFSTED to be a 'Good' school in April 2017, with ‘Outstanding’ Outcomes for Pupils and Personal Development & Welfare’.

Required for September 2018 - Deputy Headteacher Leadership Scale Points L18 to L22 (£59,857 to £66,017)  

The Governors of St James’ Catholic High School are seeking to appoint an exceptional Deputy Headteacher who is an outstanding classroom practitioner and a practising Catholic, committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education. This post commences on 1st September 2018 and offers an exciting career development opportunity for a hard-working and ambitious leader.       

The successful candidate will be an experienced senior leader who: 

· Is a practising Catholic with a strategic and inspiring vision of Catholic education.

· Is committed to supporting and developing the Catholic ethos of the School.

· Has energy, enthusiasm and a record of raising achievement and has proven leadership qualities.

· Has the ability to lead, manage and inspire.

· Has the ability, skill and experience to manage long-term objectives whilst dealing effectively with fast moving day-to-day priorities.

The Deputy Headteacher will lead a team of Assistant Headteachers and Faculty Leaders in securing outstanding teaching, with particular responsibility for standards, curriculum innovation and whole school assessment. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 16th March noon
 Interview Days: Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th March 

Visits and informal discussions with the Headteacher are most welcome and may be arranged through Miss Michelle McCumesky. 

Please see our school website for further details and return your application form to Michelle McCumesky at the address below. Please note a current CES leadership application form must be completed for this post (version 12 Sept 2017)) – CVs will not be accepted.

Email : 

Tel: 0161 482 6900 

St James’ Catholic High School

St James’ Way 

Cheadle Hulme

Cheshire SK8 6PZ 

St James’ Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service

We are committed to equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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More about St James' Catholic High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: St. James' Way, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 6PZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 482 6900