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Deputy Headteacher

Education - School

School Leadership Teaching

St Mary's CE Primary, Saddleworth

St Mary’s C.E. (A) School                             

Manchester Road





Tel No: 01457 872264        Fax: 01457 829271




Headteacher: Mrs S M Hall BA (Hons), QTS, NPQH;

Assistant Headteacher: Mr R Selby BA (Hons), PGCE;

Are you currently a deputy Headteacher, senior leader or assistant head within your school?

Are you an experienced senior leader looking for a further career opportunity to widen your experience before moving into Headship?




Due to the promotion of the current Deputy Headteacher, an exciting opportunity has arisen in our school. We seek to appoint a Deputy Head Teacher from September 2019.


The successful candidate will be an exceptional outstanding practitioner. It is essential that the candidate has proven leadership experience and can demonstrate an ability to lead a team, further develop teaching and learning and have continued impact on whole school pupil progress.


Our School:

  • is a caring and inclusive school with highly supportive parents
  • is a distinctively Christian and friendly village school at the heart of the community
  • is a happy and safe environment providing high quality whole child education


We are seeking someone who will provide:

  • provide outstanding leadership and vision with the drive to continually develop and succeed
  • have the highest of expectations of individual achievement, standards and behaviour
  • maintain and develop our involvement with the church and in the wider community
  • be an excellent communicator and be willing to actively participate in the Dovestone Learning   
  • Partnership, having a keen awareness of the national education agenda


We offer you:

  • enthusiastic and creative children who are keen to learn and have exemplary behaviour
  • an experienced, committed and supportive team of staff and governors
  • a distinctive Christian learning community that values and respects the unique nature and abilities of the individual
  • a supportive community of parents and friends of the school, with close links to St Mary’s Church


Informal enquiries should be made to Mrs Suzanne Hall, Head Teacher either by email or by contacting the school office on 01457 872 264 to make an appointment. (

 - Closing Date:                                                              23rd April

 - Shortlisting:                                                                 24th April

 - Observations of Teaching and Learning:             29th April Week beginning        

 - Interviews:                                                                   10th May


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged - please contact the school office on

01457 872 264 to make arrangements.
Applications to be returned direct to school. (

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full time

application deadline

12 00 pm

23rd Apr 2019

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