Senior Deputy Headteacher - Standards, Stockport

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St Anne's R.C. High SchoolStockport

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Start date: 1st May 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Range L22-26
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


‘Leaders, managers and governors are ambitious for the school. Their capacity for further improvement is demonstrated by the improvement in teaching, outcomes, behaviour and leadership’ Ofsted November 2017

Post Title: Senior Deputy Headteacher - Standards

Salary/Grade:  Leadership Range L22-26

Ofsted judged St. Anne’s R.C. High School ‘Requires Improvement’ in November 2017. We are satisfied with this judgement and feel it is an accurate account of where the school is. We now need an ambitious, experienced and passionate professional to join us on our journey to ‘Good’. The position commences on 1st May 2018 or sooner if possible.

The Governors and Headteacher are seeking a well-qualified, innovative and inspiring Deputy Headteacher to take a strategic role in promoting the school educational aims and ethos. The role offers the right candidate an excellent opportunity to help shape the academic thinking and practice of this rapidly improving, caring school.

It will require the skills of a dynamic and inspirational leader who can engage and motivate students and staff alike. A proven record of significant leadership experience and raising standards through innovation and creativity is essential, with specific expertise in the area of curriculum design, progress and achievement data tracking, target setting, holding staff to account and providing incisive intervention programmes which have impact.

St. Anne’s RC High School can offer the right candidate a well-resourced environment, an excellent reputation for its specialism and a calm and positive atmosphere. 2017 has seen a continuation of the school's success with GCSE results in line with national figures reflected by a significantly improved Progress 8 figure which is also very close to the national average.

This post offers an ambitious professional the chance to lead the core business of raising academic standards across the school to help St. Anne’s RC High School achieve even further success as it moves to Good and beyond.

Application forms, Job description and Person Specification can be obtained from Mrs Sue Swire:

Please submit a letter of no more than two sides of A4 at 11pt Arial outlining your skills and experience covering the person specification requirements and how you will help take St. Anne’s to Good at its next Ofsted inspection.

Closing date:  Thursday 18th January 2018 

Shortlist: Week beginning Monday 22nd January 2018 

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 29th January 2018 

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More about St Anne's R.C. High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Glenfield Road, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 2QP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 432 8162

St Anne’s RC was designated as a Media Arts Specialist School in the summer of 2009. The departments that lead our Specialism are Art, Drama and ICT.

As an Arts college, we aim to raise standards of achievement and the quality of learning in all...