Diocese of Shrewsbury

Cheadle Catholic Junior School

Conway Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire SK8 6DB Tel: 0161 485 3754

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Group 3 Salary L10 – L14, Full Time, Permanent

Required September 2020 

The governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational, enthusiastic and dedicated practicing Catholic to the position of Deputy Headteacher. We are looking for someone to share our vision in continuing to build upon the achievements of this happy and successful Catholic school.

We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher who:

  • is a practising Catholic with a clear understanding of Catholic education and the vision and ability to lead and develop the Catholic Life of the school
  • will assist the Headteacher in leading and managing the school
  • puts children at the heart of everything they do
  • can build on the strengths of the school and help to develop our talented team of staff
  • has the resilience to ensure the continued success of the school
  • is committed to collaborative working across our parishes, the whole school community and across our local groups of schools
  • skilled at building up positive relationships with children, colleagues and parents
  • has a proven track record at senior level in a primary school
  • has knowledge and experience of working with KS2
  • is an outstanding classroom practitioner

In return we can offer you:

  • a caring and positive environment inspired by our strong Catholic ethos
  • happy and hard-working pupils who love to learn and are a delight to teach
  • highly supportive parents
  • governors who are committed and work hard to ensure the continued success of the school
  • an extremely talented and hard-working team dedicated to making a difference to every child


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Mrs Hilary Kernick to arrange.

Closing date:    Monday 2nd March 2020, 10am

Shortlisting:      Monday 2nd March 2020

Observation:    In candidate’s school w/c 9th March or w/c 16th March

Interviews:        Monday 23rd March 2020


Application forms and further details are available from the school website: www.cheadle-jun.stockport.sch.uk

Completed applications should be emailed to the School Business Manager: Hilary.Kernick@cheadle-jun.stockport.sch.uk


Cheadle Catholic Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and all appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including references and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.