St Anthony's Drive , Fulwood , Preston , Lancashire , PR2 3SQ
Tel: 01772 726621
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Roll: 314
We are looking for somebody really special to join our enthusiastic Team from Autumn Term 2021

The Governors, Staff and Pupils of St Anthony's Catholic Primary School in Fulwood, Preston are looking for a dedicated and talented teacher to join us as their new Deputy Headteacher.

We are looking for someone who:-
  • Can support our Catholic ethos;
  • Is an outstanding Teacher that can motivate and enthuse pupils and staff;
  • Really understands how pupils learn and help them make excellent progress;
  • Can support the Headteacher with strong leadership;
  • Is able to share the vision of the Headteacher, Governors and Staff for an outstanding future.

    The pupils want someone who:-
  • Can plan interesting lessons and will go the extra mile to help us learn;
  • Be approachable but firm when needed to be;
  • Have a good sense of humour.

    We can offer:-
  • Non-contact time of at least 2.5 days per week or equivalent for leading school improvement initiatives and working alongside a supportive Headteacher;
  • Continuous development opportunities to support your ambitions for further leadership progression;
  • Excellent pupils who have superb behaviour;
  • A happy and caring staff team that support one another;
  • A strong Parish community that is warm and welcoming.

    The successful candidate could start higher up on the pay range depending upon expertise and experience.

    We would like our new Deputy Headteacher to start in the Autumn Term 2021.

    You are warmly welcomed to visit and meet with the Headteacher.
    Please email Mrs Mary Birch (School Business Manager) to arrange a visit (

    Visits to the school are welcome and arranged by contacting the school directly. Covid restrictions will be in place.

    The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.
    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

  • Essential Qualifications
  • QTS
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    If you'd like to ask a question or two before visiting, you are welcome to email Mrs Rachel Ballard (Headteacher) directly (

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please download Application Form.. Completed Application Forms to be returned electronically to:

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.