Expiring today

Deputy Headteacher

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Roman Catholic Primary School & NurseryYork

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs RC Primary School, York, 

NOR: 425 (including our nursery)

Grade: L9-L13

Full time, September 2021 start

Closing date:14 April 2021

Here at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs we keep the love of Christ at the heart of all that we do, in our learning and our daily lives. If you are a talented leader or someone with proven leadership experience looking to advance your career then we would love to hear from you!

In 2019 we converted to join the St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Academy Trust, a newly formed growing family of 17 schools based across North Yorkshire, East Riding and the City of York. We work collaboratively with other Schools in our Trust and we are a member of the Polaris Teaching Alliance.  Our School is supported by two Parishes and a local community of wonderful children and families.

At Our Lady Queen of Martyrs (OLQM) we all aspire to progress spiritually and academically so that every child and adult is enabled to achieve their full potential.  We live by our Mission Statement: “Living, Loving, Learning - Christ at the Centre” and our vision is to provide an outstanding Catholic education for all of our children.  We are passionate about making our School the very best it can be.

Here at OLQM we are proud to serve our community. Our children are well placed to achieve good outcomes and we want someone to join us who shares this vision. Working collaboratively with the Headteacher and in close partnership with the Staff Team, the Trust and Governors, caring deeply about our School and contributing with confidence and flair.   

You will be a practising Catholic with a secure understanding of the distinctive nature of the Catholic School and Catholic education, with a proven track record of raising both pupil attainment and standards of teaching and learning. You will bring enthusiasm, passion and initiative inspiring children to learn and achieve.

If you would like to be considered for this rewarding role in a supportive and friendly team please refer to the application pack and other supporting documents to apply which are available to download at:-


Please then send completed forms to hr@smccat.org.uk or use the form on our website to upload completed documents.

Closing Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

Interview Date: Monday 26 April 2021

Informal chats with Emma Barrs our Headteacher are welcome. Please contact the school office on 01904 806093 or email at ebarrs@olqm.smccat.org.uk 

In “normal times” we encourage and warmly welcome visits to our School.   However due to the current situation with Coronavirus we need to do this in line with our Covid Protocols and Risk Assessments.  If you would like to arrange a visit please email Mrs Robinson, our Office Manager at: arobinson@olqm.smccat.org.uk who will explain our Protocols and arrange a time for you to visit.  If you live out of the area, or Covid restrictions prevent a visit in person, please contact Mrs Robinson, to arrange a video call.

The safety and wellbeing of children and young people is central to our ethos and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to supply two references, medical check, undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to comply with the Safeguarding and Child

Supporting documents

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