Deputy Headteacher - St Paul's Catholic Primary School and Nursery

School Jobs

Reference: 3608-4356

Job details


Bourne Road, Paulsgrove, Portsmouth, PO6 4JD

Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£51,402 - £56,721 Per Annum

Closing date

20 April 2021

Ref No: 3608-4356

Salary Type: Group 3 School Leadership Scale Point 9-13

Location of Role: Bourne Road, Paulsgrove, Portsmouth, PO6 4JD

Contact e-mail address:

Following the recent successful appointment of the Head teacher, the Governors at St Paul’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery are seeking to appoint a Deputy Head teacher who is a committed and inspirational professional with energy, drive and a determination to achieve high standards and achievement for all pupils along with a dedication to developing our excellent Catholic ethos and culture of service.

The successful candidate will have the capability to support our vision for the school as well as determination and ambition to deliver the best possible education and care for all our children.

The candidate must be a Practising Catholic.

We can offer you:

  • Wonderful, enthusiastic, happy children who are motivated and keen to learn.
  • The opportunity to work with professional, friendly and supportive staff who genuinely believe that every child deserves the very best education.
  • A Dedicated leadership time.
  • A school where there is an excellent Catholic and caring culture, nurturing a diverse community.
  • A supportive governing body determined to do the best for our community.
  • Opportunity to work in partnership alongside our Head teacher and develop your leadership skills further.
  • Excellent continued professional development and career development both within and beyond the school

St Paul’s Catholic Primary School and Portsmouth City Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

If you believe you have the right skills and experience for this post we would be delighted to show you around our school.   Please contact the PA to the Head teacher to arrange a visit. 

How to Apply

Please read the “Job Description” contained with the DHT Recruitment Pack attached to this advert. Please ensure your application meets the requirements of the role and you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile.

In order to complete an application, please follow the links below ensuring all forms are completed in full.

As part of the application you should provide a full statement in support of your application, which should not exceed two sides of A4 paper.  Please do not restate the factual details included elsewhere in the application form.

Application form:

Please follow the link below and complete the additional forms as part of your application:

Applicant declaration form

CES Model Application Forms and GDPR compliance notes

Application Forms – notes to applicants

Consent to obtain references form

Disqualification policy

Disqualification guidance

Equality Act 2010 – Reasonable adjustment statement

Recruitment monitoring form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 – Disclosure form

Please e-mail your completed Application Form and supporting documents to

By post to:

HR People Centre (Ref 3608), Recruitment, Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2EP

Tel: 023 9284 1567

Closing date: Tuesday 20th April 2021

Interview dates: Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th May 2021

Job Start Date: September 2021

Applications received after midday 20th April 2021 may not be considered.

You will need to demonstrate that you have the Right to Work in the UK. No post will be offered without it.

We look forward to receiving your application.