ARCHDIOCESE OF CARDIFF

Our Lady’s Roman Catholic Primary School

Boycott Road, Hereford HR2 7RN

Email: admin@our-ladys.hereford.sch.uk

We aspire that through the love of Jesus everyone should “have life and have it to the full”.

Deputy Headteacher

Required for September 2020

Salary: Leadership pay scale to be confirmed     

NOR 200 (Reception to Year 6)

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic practising Catholic teacher to the post of Deputy Headteacher/KS2 teacher. The post is a full-time, permanent position to help lead the future vision of the school. This will be someone who is an exceptional person, outstanding in leadership, innovation and vision to take the school to the next level of excellence.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a practising Catholic committed to excellence in Catholic education
  • Have a clear vision of excellence within Catholic Primary Education and a strong Catholic faith which will inspire staff, children and parents
  • Have proven recent senior management and leadership experience in a school
  • Be passionate and visionary in sustaining and developing the school’s very high expectations and standards.
  • Willingly embrace new challenges and proven ability to lead and manage areas of school improvement and change
  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner with a clear understanding of teaching and learning across the primary phase.
  • Be committed to the continued development of the schools partnership with parish, parents and the wider community

In return we offer:

  • enthusiastic, creative children, keen to learn;
  • a committed staff team
  • a supportive governing body; and
  • parents who are actively supportive of the school

If you believe you possess the qualities to support the Headteacher in leading Our Lady’s School, we welcome your interest.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Mrs Lesley Good or Mrs Lorraine Slane, School Administrators on 01432 274814 or email: admin@our-ladys.hereford.sch.uk 

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded at: www.our-ladys.hereford.sch.uk

Completed paper Catholic Education Service application forms should be returned to the following address:

Our Lady’s R C Primary School, Boycott Road, Hereford HR2 7RN


Closing date: 21st April 2020

Shortlisting: 22nd April 2020

Interviews: 6th May 2020     


Our Lady’s RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and barring service check.