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Deputy Head Teacher - St Joseph's RC Primary School

Deputy Head Teacher - St Joseph's RC Primary School

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Deputy Head Teacher - St Joseph's RC Primary School
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Post No. POSN003541 - Deputy Head Teacher - St Joseph's RC Primary School


Believe in God, Ourselves and Others

Belong to a school family that grows together in faith and love.

Become Disciples who are empowered to wonder, discover and learn

Salary: L5 to L9

Start date: September 2024

The Governing Body of St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who is a committed practising Catholic who has the Gospel values at the heart of everything you do and who will lead by the example of your own faith.

St. Joseph’s is a thriving, friendly school dedicated to the success of its children. We provide full-time education, currently for 211 pupils between the ages of 4 and 11 years. We are a Roman Catholic, Voluntary Aided school in the trusteeship of the Archdiocese of Cardiff.

Estyn in February 2019 recognised:

“St Joseph’s voluntary aided Roman Catholic Primary school is a highly inclusive and nurturing learning community for its pupils. It has an outstanding caring ethos, and celebrates the cultural diversity of the local area very successfully.”

“Teachers and support staff work together creatively to develop innovative planning methods that challenge pupils consistently to make strong progress and become confident and able learners.”

“The school parliament is an outstanding feature through which the pupils learn to work collaboratively and make decisions about many aspects of their school.”

Our Deputy Headteacher will:

• Be a committed, practising Catholic, who has a clear understanding of the distinctive nature of a Catholic School and is willing to take an active role in the life and mission of the School
• Be joyful and positive with a good sense of humour who will cherish and support the ethos of our school
• Be a strategic thinker who can articulate a vision to promote and inspire the highest standards of teaching, learning and wellbeing
• An experienced school leader who is innovative and knowledgeable; confident to lead the school in areas identified such as safeguarding, curriculum development, assessment and specific curriculum areas, e.g., Religious Education, Health and Wellbeing
• Be an experienced and excellent classroom practitioner with high expectations of children’s achievement, attainment and behaviour.
• Inspire and motivate our staff and children whilst making them feel valued and supported
• Be an effective communicator who leads by example
• Have high expectations and aspirations and will promote and celebrate the achievements of all our children.
• Be committed to build on existing relationships with parents, the Parish, the Diocese, Local Authority and wider community whilst fostering new relationships

Our children are looking for someone who:

• Is kind, fair and fun
• Helps us to be the best we can
• Listens to our ideas

We can offer:

• A warm, welcoming school community with a strong Catholic ethos
• An exciting opportunity to make a real difference
• Professional, passionate and dedicated teaching and support staff, who are willing and eager to undertake continuous professional development
• Talented, stimulating and enthusiastic children with a desire to learn
• A dedicated, experienced, supportive Governing Body who will work in partnership with you
• A strong working relationship with parents, the Parish, cluster schools and local community

Key dates:

Visit to school: Friday 9th February 2024 at 10am

Closing Date: 16th February 2024

Shortlisting: 19th February 2024

Observations in applicants own school: Week beginning 26th February 2024

Interviews: 5th and 6th March 2024

Please take the opportunity to visit our school on Friday 9th February 2024 at 10am, when The Head Teacher will give a tour of the school. If you wish to attend please email Tara Lynch at

Please see below the link to the Senior Leadership application form

Completed CES application forms should be returned directly to Tara Lynch at on or before 16th February 2024


We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Newport City Council is committed to working towards its workforce being more representative of the population that we serve and particularly welcomes applications from people from the minority ethnic communities represented (or living) in the city. Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.

Our values – Courageous, Positive and Responsible
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