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Deputy Headteacher

Teaching: Leadership-Gp1

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Deputy Headteacher
Teaching: Leadership-Gp1
32.5 per week
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Blessed Sacrament Catholic Primary School Boadicea Street, London N1 0UF
£54,247-£59,087 per annum
02/03/2018 23:59


Salary Grade Range:  Leadership Group, spine point L8-L12

Actual Salary Range:  £54,247-£59,087 per annum

Hours of work:            32.5 hours per week

Contractual Status:    Permanent

Required from 1st September 2018


“There is a real sense of community, with all staff contributing very effectively so that Catholic life permeates all areas of Blessed Sacrament.  The outstanding ethos is nurtured and promoted by the governors and the headteacher with her senior team.” (Westminster Diocese inspection Report 2015)

The Governing Body wishes to appoint a practising and committed Catholic Deputy Headteacher to work in this successful and innovative inner city school.

 The successful applicant will:

  • Have a clear vision for and commitment to Catholic education.
  • Be energetic and experienced across all key stages with a sound knowledge of the primary and foundation stage curricula.
  • Possess leadership ability to promote high standards in education and behaviour.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Our school can offer:

  • Happy, motivated pupils.
  • A dedicated and supportive staff team.
  • Excellent continuing professional development.
  • Challenges and opportunities. 

The school has car parking facilities and is outside the congestion-charging zone. It is a ten-minute walk from Kings Cross Station.

Applicants are warmly invited to visit the school by arrangement with the Headteacher.

Please contact Norah Flatley on 020 7278 2187 or Jackie Payne in the school office for any queries.

Closing date for applications:  Midnight, 2nd March 2018

Interview dates:  Week beginning 12th March 2018

If you need any assistance please email team at quoting reference number BLES/639.

Blessed Sacrament Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Please contact Norah Flatley on 020 7278 2187 or Jackie Payne in the school office to arrange a school visit with the Headteacher

If you have problems applying, contact

4th floor, 222 Upper Street
N1 1XR
020 7527 5495