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Deputy Headteacher

Deputy Headteacher

Christ The King Catholic High School


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Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
January 2025
Apply by:
14 June 2024

Job overview

The Governors are seeking to appoint an outstanding, inspirational and highly motivated individual to work with the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and staff to build on the school’s existing transition successes taking the school to the next level since becoming an Academy in January 2024 and joining the Mater Ecclesiae Catholic Academy Trust (MECMAT). 

The successful candidate will need to be a practising Catholic and have a proven track record in leading and managing key areas of responsibility including Teaching and Learning and Catholic Life.

Christ the King Catholic High School is a smaller than average sized secondary school which is oversubscribed within the South Preston area of Lancashire with around 400 students on roll. This will be increasing by 100 over the next 5 years.

The school has an excellent reputation within the locality and beyond. In our recent Section 48 Inspection (March 2022), the school was recognised as outstanding.  Inspectors commented that:

The quality of provision for Catholic Life is outstanding. The school has a distinctive and undeniable Catholic identity which is lived out by staff and students’

Applicants are requested to only use the CES MECMAT Application form provided within the advert. Applications using any other forms will not be considered.

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About Christ The King Catholic High School

+44 1772 252072

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Christ the King Catholic High School is a mixed, non-selective, Catholic secondary school situated in Preston, Lancashire. There are approximately 400 students at the school between the ages of 11-16.

Christ the King Catholic High School belongs to the Catholic Teaching Alliance.


Simon Corless

Values and vision

Christ the King Catholic High School want all students to feel valued and works to support individuals, enabling them to succeed to the highest of their abilities in a nurturing school environment. It’s motto: “Love one another as I have loved you” (John, 15) promotes its strong Catholic ethos and students are encouraged to develop spiritually, academically and personally. The school wishes for students to grow into hard working individuals with a sense of pride and belonging. Respect for each other is at the heart of the school’s ethos and students are taught to be kind and accepting to everyone, regardless of their differences. Christ the King Catholic High School wishes for students to gain experiences that will put them in good stead for the future and offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities for them to develop new interests and experiences outside of the classroom.


“Students enjoy coming to school and have positive attitudes to learning. In the majority of lessons  students concentrate well, engage in the learning and make good progress. Students welcome the opportunities they have to influence decision making in the school via the student leadership group where they present their considered views about potential improvements with confidence”.

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