Deputy Headteacher, Guildford/Surrey

Closing date:

St Peter's Catholic SchoolGuildford/Surrey

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Start date: 1st September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L17 to L21 £62,039 – £68,325 pa Fringe
Contract term: Permanent

St Peter's is a renowned successful school and sixth form in Guildford. As we continue our journey, inspiring and compassionate leadership is central to our vision.  We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a dynamic and innovative Deputy Headteacher, starting in September 2020.  

About St Peter’s:

  • Converted to Academy status, joining the Xavier Catholic Education Trust on 1st October 2019.
  • A successful and forward thinking school. We are very proud of our school’s ability to balance a strong, warm and supportive Christian community with a rich curriculum and acknowledged academic excellence. Our Progress 8 score 2019 was 0.93 and 62% of grades at A Level were A* -B.
  • Community is a key aspect of our ethos; relationships between students and staff are excellent. 
  • Set in attractive grounds on the outskirts of Guildford, with onsite parking.
  • A partner school of Teach Southeast, an initial teacher training (ITT) provider. 

What we can offer you:

  • Excellent personal development at all levels with access to national professional qualifications.  
  • A friendly, supportive environment where best practise is shared to ensure high quality teaching and continuous development. 
  • An extensive range of benefits and discounts with the Surrey County Council MyBenefits Scheme.
  • All staff benefit from free access to Spectrum, Guildford, Sports Centre.  Including the gym, group exercise classes, spa and pool.

About You:

  • A practising Catholic with great interpersonal skills and a commitment to Catholic education.
  • A proven track record as an outstanding teacher and leader with a drive for excellence.
  • Unsure?   Why not visit the school for a tour and let us answer any questions you may have.

If you would like to visit the school for a tour prior to application or have any other queries, please contact Michelle Gallagher, HR Manager on 01483 557562, 

Closing date: Thursday 30th January 2020 at midday.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for this role.

More about St Peter's Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Horseshoe Lane East, Merrow, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2TN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1483 534654
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St Peter’s is an outstanding, successful  and forward-thinking secondary school and Sixth Form, set in attractive  grounds on the outskirts of Guildford. We are very proud of our  school’s ability to balance a strong, warm and supporti...