Assistant Vice Principal – St Patricks

Assistant Vice Principal – St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School

Grade:             Leadership Assistant Vice Principal points 4 – 8 (£43,034 – £47,501)
Hours:             Full time, 5 days per week, Permanent
Start Date:       Required September 2019

The Local Academy Committee wish to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Assistant Vice Principal who will support in leading the Catholic Ethos of our happy and successful school.

Do you want to work in a happy, caring environment? Are you a dedicated professional who loves to see children achieve?

We are looking for a leader to join our team who will share our vision, drive and determination for school improvement as noted by Ofsted.  The leaders and Local Academy Committee at St Patrick’s are aspirational for the future and are on a journey of rapid improvement.  If you are looking for the next stop in your leadership development, we would welcome your visit to see for yourself.

We can offer:

  • A happy school with a committed team and a strong Catholic ethos;
  • A warm and welcoming atmosphere;
  • Enthusiastic, well-motivated and excellently behaved children;
  • Supportive parents and Local Academy Committee Members;
  • Excellent professional development opportunites within our Academy of schools.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a dedicated professional with the ability to inspire children
  • Set high standards for themselves and others
  • Work successfully in partnership with parents and our community
  • Be committed to promoting the Catholic ethos of our school;
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills and able to multi-task in a busy environment;
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and caring;
  • Be able to show excellent organisational and communication skills with both children and colleagues

Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed by prior arrangement. Please contact the school office on 024 76612671 or email Phyl Duckett (

Application forms and supplementary documents are available to download form below.  Only CES application forms will be accepted. All sections of the CES application form and relevant supplementary documents must be completed.

Our 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 undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Closing Date: 28th April 2019

Short listing: 29th April 2019

Teaching Observations: 2nd May 2019 at candidate’s school

Interview Date: 3rd May 2019 at St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School

Application forms should be returned to the HR Department at


Applicant Pack

Application Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Disclosure Form

Notes to Applicants