Required for September 2019

L18 £60,755 to L22 £67,008

Due to the early retirement of the current post holder the Governors of St Bede’s are seeking to appoint a dynamic and ambitious leader to join our Senior Leadership Team in the role of Deputy Headteacher. The key responsibility for this role will be Teaching and Learning and continuing professional development, helping to drive forward improvements in teaching and outcomes for all our pupils.

To be successful in this role you must be a qualified teacher who delivers outstanding lessons and also has had substantial recent and proven success in a Senior Leadership role.

Reporting into the Head of School the post holder will have line-management responsibilities for Assistant Head teachers and Academic Leaders.

St Bede’s is a successful and over-subscribed mixed, 11-16 Catholic school with a long history of academic success. We have an excellent reputation in the community for achievement and pupil behaviour. Due to the religious ethos of the school it is a requirement of the role that the successful candidate is a practising Roman Catholic.

If you are interested in finding out more about St Bede’s or wish to arrange a visit please contact

Mrs Caton, PA to the Headteacher on Monday 29th April. Visits will be arranged between Tuesday 30th April and Thursday 2nd May.

The application form and the application pack containing the job description and further details for this post are attached or they can be downloaded from the Vacancy Section of our school website: www.stbedesblackburn.com

Applications are to be completed on-line and returned to careers@stbedesblackburn.com by the closing date of Friday 3rd May

 St Bede’s is committed to safeguarding children and young people and therefore this post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Closing date for applications:       10am on Friday 3rdMay

Interviews:                                Monday 13th May                        

 Deputy Candidate Pack                  

Deputy Guidance Notes

Application Form