Lewis Court High School


Job role: Deputy Headteacher

Closing Date: 9am Monday 9th May 2022 
Monday 16th May 2022
Start Date:
1st September 2022

Leadership Scale: L8-L12


The Governing Body of Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and forward-thinking Deputy Headteacher, with responsibility for a class, to work alongside the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will be a committed and practising Catholic and an excellent, inspirational practitioner who leads by example. They will have an integral part in leading the vision, ethos and school policies to ensure effective teaching and successful learning. 


We are looking for a leader who: 

  • Has a clear vision and understanding of Catholic education and a commitment to promote the Catholic ethos throughout the whole school community 
  • Is a current senior leader who has the skills, energy, drive and passion required to develop and secure the very best outcomes for all of our pupils
  • Is an experienced, well-qualified teacher who knows what excellent teaching looks like and how to develop it in others 
  • Is reflective and focused on all children, with high expectations of their learning and behaviour
  • Will inspire, challenge and encourage staff to help us build on and continue to develop our vision for our school 
  • Will nurture a strong, caring ethos and is committed to continuing and developing the effective partnerships with the local parish, families, governors, community, Diocese and the Local Education Authority 
  • Is a leader with a proven track record of whole school impact. 


We can offer you: 

  • A welcoming school community with a strong Catholic ethos
  • Enthusiastic, well-motivated children who thrive on learning
  • A team of hard-working, dedicated and caring staff 
  • A supportive Governing Body who work in partnership with the Headteacher 
  • A strong partnership with parents, parish and the community
  • A commitment to CPD with an excellent opportunity to develop as a leader.


How to apply: 

Good Shepherd warmly welcomes the opportunity for potential candidates to visit. If you would like to arrange a visit please call our school office on 020 8698 4173 or email recruitment@goodshepherd.lewisham.sch.uk .


To receive an application pack and further details, please contact the school by email at: recruitment@goodshepherd.lewisham.sch.uk .


Completed application forms should be returned by post to:

Mrs Angela Catlin

Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School

Moorside Road




or emailed to:

recruitment@goodshepherd.lewisham.sch.uk by 9am Monday 9th May 2022.


CVs will not be accepted; therefore, a Good Shepherd Catholic/CES Application Form must be completed for all applications.

This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check and references. Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.