Deputy Headteacher - Christ the King Catholic Primary School

L11 - L15 Leadership Scale
06 May 2022
19 May 2022
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The Board of Directors of the Holy Cross Catholic Multi Academy Company and the Governors of this popular and successful Catholic school are looking to appoint an experienced, ambitious and exceptional leader with a proven track record of success.  We require an outstanding leader capable of inspiring, motivating and supporting pupils and staff to achieve their full potential.  This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader able to strategically support our new Headteacher in the next phase of the schools’ development.

The successful applicant will be someone who:

• Is a practising Catholic.

• Is committed to and understands Catholic education.

• Is an inspirational leader with a clear vision for the future of the school.

• Is committed to improving the outcomes for all our pupils.

• Is able to lead, motivate and inspire pupils and staff.

• Has a proven track record of raising standards in teaching and learning.

• Has the energy, resilience and determination to succeed.

• Is a creative and strategic thinker, able to see through and sustain initiatives.

• Has excellent communication, organisational and inter-personal skills.

Christ the King provides an excellent; Christ centred education through empowering pupils to reach their full potential. Our curriculum develops pupils spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially and morally, in a happy and caring environment that promotes self-esteem and confidence.  We have a committed staff team, a supportive and knowledgeable Local Governing Body and strong links with our local parish.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to help lead and make a significant contribution to the future success of the school. We are located within easy access of all areas of Coventry and commutable from surrounding areas such as Birmingham, Solihull, Leamington Spa and Sutton Coldfield.       

The successful candidate will support the new Headteacher in continuing to raise standards and the roles and responsibilities will be determined on appointment and will be dependent on the skills and experience of the candidate.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post please contact Marina Kelly by email:

Application forms and details regarding the post are available to download below or from Holy Cross Catholic MAC website at:

Completed application forms should be returned to Mr John Teahan, Chair of Board of Directors of Holy Cross Catholic MAC c/o Debbie Hetherington:

Informal visits to the school:       From 9.05.2022 – 20.05.2022 by prior appointment

Closing date for applications:      19 May 2022

Shortlisting will take place:          19 May 2022

Interview dates:                            Thursday 26 and Friday 27 May 2022

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and enhanced DBS clearance.

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