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School name:
St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic High a Specialist School for the Visual Arts
School address:
Boardman's Lane, St Helens, Merseyside, WA11 9BB, Tel: 01744 678112
Job title:
Deputy Headteacher
People's Services
From: 62262 To: 68667
Full Time
Closing date:


St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic High School is an 11 - 16 school comprising some 600 students and 70 staff. It lies at the heart of the community it serves and welcomes students of all faiths, teaching them gospel values and nurturing them to become confident young adults.

The February 2018 OFSTED inspection accurately graded the school '4' in all areas. A year later, the school has made ‘significant strides towards overcoming some of the very significant challenges identified at the last inspection.’ (HMI February 2019) and governors have appointed a new Head of School to take up post in September.

We now need an inspirational Deputy Head Teacher with practical skills and experience, who can support our new Head of School in taking our school forwards, embed the changes made by the interim leadership and furnish our staff with the skills to consistently help our students to achieve the best outcomes possible.

Governors are now seeking a Deputy Headteacher who:
Is a practising Catholic
Lives the gospel values
Recognises and understands the challenges of serving an area of diverse need
Helps to drive the improvement agenda further with pace and vigour
Encourages students and staff to achieve beyond their expectations
Understands the role of Governors in challenging and supporting the school
Has humour, compassion, determination and drive

The post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to sign a CES contract

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit please contact:
the school office on 01744 678112.

Application forms and further details are available from or alternatively by contacting Human Resources via the details below. Please download the application form attached below to apply for this post. Please do not apply for this post via the online portal.

Closing date: Monday 13th May @ Noon
Shortlisting: Tuesday 14th May @ 5pm
Interviews: Thursday 23rd May & Friday 24th May

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