Deputy Head with Class Teacher responsibilities

English Martyrs Catholic Primary School, High Street, Hillmorton, Rugby, CV21 4EE
26 Jul 2021
21 Sep 2021
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where everyone is special

High Street, Hillmorton,
Rugby CV21 4EE
01788 543423

NOR: 217


Leadership Pay Range: Group 2 ISR L7-L11 (£49,019-£54,091)
NOR: 217
Closing Date: Monday 20th September 2021 by 5pm
Shortlisting: Wednesday 22nd September 2021
Interviews: Thursday 30th September & Friday 1st October 2021
Start Date: 4th January 2022 (or sooner if possible)

Due to the promotion of our existing Deputy Headteacher, the governing body of English Martyrs Catholic Primary are seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational teacher and practising Catholic to the position of Deputy Headteacher.

English Martyrs School is a successful and highly respected Catholic school in Rugby with a strong history of good academic results; a thriving and popular school; outstanding pastoral care; strong links with families and the parish community; hard working and well-behaved pupils and staff who work hard to enable pupils to achieve their full potential. In addition to helping pupils achieve well, staff, leaders and governors make a strong contribution to pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.

Key Requirements

We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher who:
•is a practising Catholic
•can demonstrate a commitment to work with all members of our school community to provide a high quality and Catholic education for all of our children
•has the vision and experience to build on our many successes
•is passionate about teaching and learning and is an excellent classroom practitioner
•will nurture a culture of excellence and high expectations for children and staff alike
•will work closely with the Headteacher in leading the School into the next phase of its development
•is a dedicated educator with a proven track record of sustaining and improving standards of teaching and learning within the primary age range
•will be thrilled by the curiosity, energy and kindness of our children, and show a great sense of pride in their achievements

Children at English Martyrs would like a Deputy Headteacher who:
•must have good leadership around school
•musical, sporty, athletic
•someone we can talk to
•someone who will help everyone

In return we can offer:
•Talented and committed staff who work collaboratively to ensure good or better outcomes and who care for all pupils.
•Dedicated governors who work hard to ensure the continued success of the school.
•A commitment to growing strong partnerships and collaborations through joining a family of schools in a Multi-Academy aligned with the Diocesan Academy strategy.
•A strong partnership with our parish, parents, other local schools, our wider community and the Local Authority.
•A strong commitment to improving pupils’ academic and personal development by all stakeholders.
•Pupils who are keen to achieve well and are very interested and motivated learners. They show resilience and perseverance as they try hard and behave very well in and around school.
•A bespoke CPD programme in line with Performance Management reviews.

Additional Information & How to Apply

Application packs are available directly from the school via the school office: or online at Visits to the school are highly recommended and most welcome, on the mornings of 7th, 10th or 14th September. To arrange a visit, please contact the school office 01788 543423. All application forms are to be returned either by email to the Chair of Governors or handed to the school office marked, ‘Confidential - Care of the Chair of Governors.’

Visits to the school are highly recommended and most welcome, on the mornings of 7th, 10th or 14th September. To arrange a visit, please contact the school office the number is below.

A Deputy Head Pack is available upon request. Please contact the school office to obtain this information. 01788 543423 or email

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check.

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