Deputy Headteacher, Solihull

Closing date:New this week

St Peter's Catholic SchoolSolihull

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £59,857 - £66,017
Contract term: Permanent

Archdiocese of Birmingham

In partnership with Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council    


Whitefields Road, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3NZ     

Catholic Voluntary Aided 11 –18 school 1254 on roll.  


Required from September 2018 

Salary Scale (ISR) L18—L22 (Group 7) (£59,857 - £66,017)   

Following the promotion of our Deputy Headteacher to Headship, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative Deputy Headteacher to join our forward thinking Leadership Team. The post offers an opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic leader to support the Headteacher in leading and managing an Outstanding School and Teaching School.  

Applications are welcomed from committed Catholic educators, whether currently working in the Catholic sector or beyond.  The governors seek to appoint a practising Catholic who is an outstanding leader, with a proven track record in senior leadership who: 

• Has a commitment to and an understanding of Catholic education, ethos and values.

• Can successfully demonstrate impact experience in raising standards and leading and implementing whole school initiatives. 

• Has excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills and a strong    personal work ethic. 

• Will inspire and engage students, staff and parents.

• Aspires to lead their own school as a Headteacher in the future.

We can offer the opportunity: 

• To work with vibrant, confident, hardworking staff and pupils.

• To work in a school with high expectations and high standards of achievement and behaviour.

• To work with supportive governors and families.

• For outstanding professional development linked to leadership at all levels.

• To work in a positive, warm, inclusive and supportive working environment where everyone feels valued.

For further information please visit the school website:

Informal visits are encouraged by arrangement by contacting Kerry McDonnell, Tel: 0121 705 3988 Email:

Closing Date:  28th March 2018, 12 noon 

Shortlisting: 16th April 2018 

Interviews: 19th and 20th April 2018

Applications should be addressed to the Chair of Governors and sent via the Clerk to the Governors: or via the school address. 

To download the application form, please click apply now. 

St. Peter’s Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, contractors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks as appropriate.

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More about St Peter's Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Whitefields Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3NZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 705 3988
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