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Deputy Headteacher

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School CrawleyWest Sussex

Required for September 2021

Deputy Head

Deputy Headteacher – St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School

Leadership L9-L14 (Fringe £52,568-£59,302) 

Required for September 2021 

Number on roll 415

The Governors invite applications from experienced, enthusiastic and inspirational candidates to join the Senior Leadership Team. St Francis of Assisi prides itself in having a strong and supportive community with wonderful, enthusiastic children who are well behaved.


We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who:

• Is a practising Catholic

• Is an outstanding and energetic practitioner with a passion for teaching and learning, including a number of years’ experience at Senior Leadership Level

• Is able to support the Headteacher in implementing the vision of a mutually supporting community showing care for each other and living the Gospel values

• Has experience across all primary age ranges

• Has high expectations and is able to maintain and build on the current high standards of spirituality, welfare, behaviour and academic achievement

• Is a strategic thinker, imaginative, creative and confident with excellent pastoral and communication skills

We can offer:

• A welcoming school family, with a strong Catholic ethos, where all staff are valued

• Enthusiastic, happy and friendly pupils who are willing and eager to learn

• Supportive governors who are fully engaged in school life and share the vision

• Parents who are supportive of the children and the school

• A school that promotes continuous professional development for all staff

• The opportunity for self-development in the future as education continues to evolve 

• A reduced teaching responsibility which will allow you to drive forward school improvement priorities 

A telephone conversation or visit to the school will be warmly welcomed. Please contact Mrs. Morgan, School Business Manager, on 01293 521009 to make an appointment. 

Closing date: Monday 17th May 2021 midday

Shortlisting: Friday 21st May 2021

Interviews 26th, 27th May 2021 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

This post will be subject to a DBS check

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