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Deputy Headteacher

Christ The Word Catholic SchoolDenbighshire



We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Deputy Headteacher to join our Senior Leadership Team in our fantastic 3- 16 Catholic school.

Christ the Word Catholic School is a new school that opened in September 2019. We have over 800 children and are situated in a state of the art school in the town of Rhyl, Denbighshire. We work tirelessly to ensure every child enjoys school and has the support and opportunities to prepare them to thrive in our modern world. We believe education is the key to unlock doors and improve life chances for our learners. Our Pastoral Care is at the heart of everything we do here at Christ the Word Catholic School. We have developed a real community where everything revolves around relationships between learners, staff and our families. We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and effective leader with a proven track record at senior level of raising student outcomes. The successful candidate will have a clear vision, high expectations of both staff and students and a commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for all members of our school community.

The successful applicant will be a team player with high standards. You will have demonstrated leadership qualities in your previous posts. The key responsibilities within the job description will be tailored to the applicant’s strengths and this will enable you to contribute fully to developing our school whilst also having the opportunity to further develop your professional learning.

To apply for this post, please complete the application form and email to with a covering letter of application of no more than two sides of A4 outlining your leadership qualities and management experience to date. If you would like a tour please ring the school.

Please ensure that your application is completed in full and a work history is provided with any gaps in your employment explained. The referees given in your application must include your employer from when you last worked with children and also your Parish Priest.

Christ the Word Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to:

  • An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check 
  • Receipts of references, including your suitability work with children
  • Checks of professional status

The closing date for this post is noon on 20th May 2021.

Your personal information will be collected for the purpose of recruitment for this post only and will not be used for any other purpose. We will hold your data securely for the required amount of time outlined in our data retention schedule – six months from the date above.

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