Ref SCH04656
Grade Leadership Pay Range L6 - L11
Salary £46566 to £ 54091 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2022 
Closing Date 9:00am 16/05/2022
St Wilfrid's Terrace , Longridge , Preston , Lancashire , PR3 3WQ
Tel: 01772 782394
School website:
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The Governors of St Wilfrid’s RC Primary School seek to appoint an outstanding teacher who is a practising Catholic to be our new Deputy Headteacher from September 2022. We are a caring, happy school, located in Longridge, Preston with a team who are committed to developing shared values, mutual respect and enriching experiences. We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and highly motivated person who will actively support the Headteacher and dedicated team of staff in leading our school further forward.

We are looking for someone who:
  • is committed to developing the Catholic ethos of our school
  • is an outstanding classroom practitioner dedicated to enabling all children to reach their full potential;
  • has leadership and management skills with the ability to nurture and inspire, challenge and motivate pupils and staff alike;
  • has a proven track record of raising achievement and improving teaching and learning across the school.

    We can offer you:
  • A caring, happy and successful school with a strong Catholic ethos where everyone is valued;
  • A strong, dedicated and welcoming team of governors, staff, parents, volunteers and children;
  • Shared responsibility for leading and driving forward school improvement;
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • Happy and enthusiastic children who enjoy learning and being part of the school

    Closing date: Monday 16th May 9:00am
    Shortlisting date: 17th May 6:30pm
    Lesson Observation prior to interview w/b 23rd May
    Interview date: Thursday 26th May

    More information can be found on our school website

    Rehabilitation 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.

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    We warmly welcome prospective candidates to visit the school, and would encourage an appointment during the teaching day. Please contact the school office on 01772 782394 to arrange a mutually convenient time. We look forward to hearing from you.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please note completed applications will only be accepted electronically. Please return to:

    Rehabilitation Act Of Offenders Act 1974 - Details of any criminal record spent or unspent should be sent to the chair of governors by the closing date.

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