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Deputy Headteacher
  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: SVP 1068
  • Published: Thu 14/01/2021, 10:28 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 22/01/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time hours
  • Salary: £49.019 - £53,091
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Laurences RC, Leeside Avenue, Liverpool, L32 9QX, Merseyside

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Deputy Headteacher

Required for April 2021
Full time in accordance with the Teacher’s Pay and Conditions Document
Owing to the promotion of our Assistant Headteacher, the governors of St Laurence’s Catholic Primary School, wish to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and capable teacher to the above post. The successful candidate will join a committed and hardworking team who ensure that each child achieves their full potential.
We are looking for a dynamic, visionary and inspiring person who:

  • Is a practising Catholic and will actively support and further develop the Catholic ethos of the school through personal example.

  • Has a passion for learning and is an outstanding and inspirational teacher with high expectations of children’s learning and behaviour

  • Will work closely with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to further our shared vision and intent for the school. 

  • Will inspire, challenge and encourage staff to achieve the best outcomes for all pupils

  • Will provide both educational and pastoral leadership.

  • Has a proven track record of driving and sustaining school improvement

  • Is committed to developing collaborative partnerships with Parents, Governors, the parish and the wider community. 

  • Has high expectations of pupils, colleagues and themselves

  • Will take a key role in driving the performance and achievements of the school.

  • Has success in improving pupil attainment and driving standards

  • Enjoys motivating and enthusing others.

  • Is keen to develop her/his management skills in an environment where initiative and innovation is encouraged, acknowledged and rewarded.

  • Has excellent communication, management and interpersonal skills.

  • Will keep up to date with current education initiatives and be proactive when managing change.

Our School Community will offer you:

  • Well behaved, enthusiastic, happy and caring children who are keen to learn.

  • A friendly team of staff and governors who have high expectations of themselves and others.

  • A warm and welcoming environment where each individual is valued and relationships are strong.

  • A chance to make a significant contribution to the future achievement and continued success of our school.

  • A commitment to your continuing professional development and your personal career aspirations

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.
Please note that this post has a teaching commitment.
To arrange a visit, please contact the School Business Manager: Mrs Lynn O’Connell on 0151 546 4733 or email
Closing Date: Friday, 22 January 2021
Shortlisting:  Week Beginning - 25 January 2021
Interview Dates: Stage One – Visit to your current school including lesson observation during the week beginning: 1 February 2021
Successful candidates from Stage One will be invited to attend Stage Two of the process. Stage Two will involve a range of tasks set over a day – Thursday, 4 February 2021.
Stage Three will be a Formal Interview: Friday, 5 February 2021
Safeguarding information

St Laurence’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding, to promoting the welfare of children and adhering to the Equality Act 2010. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.
References will be checked prior to interview and are integral to the recruitment process.  Please note that open or generic references will not be accepted as part of a safer recruitment process.