Deputy Headteacher St Thomas CE Junior and Infant School

The Governors of St Thomas’ Church of England Junior and Infant School wish to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and visionary Deputy Headteacher to join our dynamic team.

St Thomas’ is a warm and welcoming Church of England school. We have a strong Christian ethos resulting in us achieving ‘Outstanding All Areas’ (October 2015) in the church school inspection. Our links with local churches are strong and the school plays an important part in the life of the community.

Graded Good by Ofsted, the school has the capacity to become outstanding.

We are seeking to recruit a Deputy Headteacher who:
  • Is able to work with, and support, the Headteacher, staff and governors in promoting our mission statement, providing an effective and challenging education for all pupils.
  • Will be committed to the continuous improvement of teaching and learning so that both pupils and staff achieve their highest potential.
  • Is a natural communicator able to build on our well-developed partnerships with our children, staff, parents, church, wider community and other local schools and professional agencies.
  • Has experience of working as part of the school Senior Leadership Team and can drive whole school initiatives.
  • Will promote and maintain our Christian values and further develop and celebrate the distinctive Anglican ethos of our school.

In return we can offer you:
  • An exciting opportunity to lead and further develop our successful school.
  • Enthusiastic, well behaved and welcoming children who are keen to learn and achieve high standards.
  • A team of staff dedicated to providing the very best opportunities for our children.
  • A supportive, committed and challenging Governing Body who care about the well-being of the whole school community.
  • A Christian ethos integral to school life.

The post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulation and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

Golborne St Thomas’ CE Junior and Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this post.

This vacancy is not being managed by the Diocese of Liverpool, we take no responsibility for the detail of externally managed vacancies.


Additional Information

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed- please contact Mrs Christmas, School
Business Manager, to arrange an appointment.
Closing date: 8th January 2018 at 9.00am
Short listing: 10th January 2018
Interviews: 26th January 2018

St Thomas CE Junior and Infants School
Church Street
Warrington, WA3 3TH
01942 728153