St Joseph’s Catholic Primary Pontefract – Deputy Headteacher

Posted on: 21st December 2018

Closing Date: 21st January 2019


Salary Range: L7 – L11

St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Pontefract is a very popular and inclusive school, committed to excellence in all areas.  It is a forward thinking school, rooted in the local Parish and community.  The excellent behaviour, attitudes and success of the children is regularly commented upon by visitors to the school and we are proud of the friendly and welcoming environment.

St Joseph’s, Pontefract is one of 10 primary and 2 secondary academies that form the Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust. The academies within the Trust work closely together to raise standards for the benefit of all our children. Within our academies are communities where our children and young people are given a clear vision for life, a vision which is rooted in the person and teachings of Jesus Christ and which is faithful to the mission of the Catholic Church.

We are looking for an innovative, creative and inspirational leader who:

  • Is a committed and practising Catholic
  • Will work closely with the Headteacher to deliver the strategic vision
  • Is an excellent practitioner with an ability to inspire, lead and develop teaching and learning throughout the school
  • Is an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • Has high expectations and is unrelenting in their pursuit of excellence

The successful candidate will find an inspired community of motivated and supportive staff, children and Academy Councillors with a positive sense of vision and mission.

Visits to the school are warmly invited. To arrange an appointment please contact Faye Robinson on 01977 701493. The school closes for Christmas on 20th December and re-opens on 7th January.

Application packs are available from and should be returned to Jacquie Devoy, Trust HR Manager, Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust, The Zucchi Suite, Nostell Business Estate, Nostell, Wakefield, WF4 1AB or via Email:

Closing Date: Monday 21st January 2019

Selection Event: Wednesday 30th January 2019

The Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. (DBS)


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The Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust, The Zucchi Suite, Nostell Business Estate, Nostell, Wakefield WF4 1AB

The Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust is an exempt charity regulated by the Secretary of State for Education. It is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales, company number 8253770, whose registered office is at The Zucchi Suite, Nostell Business Estate, Nostell, Wakefield, WF4 1AB.