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Vacancies at St Mary's Catholic Primary School

St Mary's seeks a Deputy Head Teacher for September 2021

Deputy Head (September 2021)

Following the retirement of the previous post holder, the Governing Body of St Mary’s Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Deputy Head Teacher for our happy and friendly school which is situated in the beautiful city of Bath.

We are looking for someone special who:

  • Is a practising Catholic with a clear vision for Catholic Education.
  • Is an exemplary classroom practitioner with a passion for inspiring and challenging children’s learning to meet – and exceed, their God-given potential.
  • Is experienced in curriculum innovation and development, and can demonstrate their impact on raising standards.
  • Has excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills to lead, challenge and support others.
  • Is reflective and keen to grasp opportunities for further self-improvement.
  • Is motivated to work with colleagues, parents, parish and wider community in a genuine collaboration; in order to maximise learning potential for our children.

St Mary’s is proud to offer:

  • A friendly, welcoming community underpinned by a strong Catholic ethos.
  • A ‘good’ school always seeking to strengthen and improve.
  • Delightful, well-behaved children who are keen to learn.
  • A supportive and talented staff team committed to working together to drive the school forward.
  • A strong and close-knit community with active parents and carers.
  • The opportunity to work collaboratively with the Head teacher and Governors to realise the school’s vision.
  • A committed and supportive environment where you will be encouraged to develop your professional skills further.
  • Dedicated time towards leadership and management responsibilities.
  • The opportunity to work with other schools within the Camino Partnership.
  • A vibrant city to work in which is full of culture, history and the arts.

Although this is a full-time vacancy, we would also welcome applications from candidates who would like to be considered for the role as part of a job share. If you would like to apply for the role on a job share basis, please indicate this on your application, detailing the proportion of the week you would like to work.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and highly encouraged. These must follow COVID-19 regulations and can be arranged by contacting our school office team on 01225 429030 or emailing at admin@st-marys.bathnes.sch.uk.

Application forms and our information pack can be downloaded from this page or can be found on the school website. Please submit your completed application forms to Mr Andy Tarrant (Head Teacher) via the school email address or you can deliver by hand or send in the post.


Closing date for applications: Sunday, 2nd May at midnight

Shortlisting: Monday, 3rd and Tuesday, 4th May

Selection day activities: Wednesday, 12th May

Virtual interview: Thursday, 13th May

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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